Fresh off the red carpet, York grads Albert Shin, Jeffrey Zablotny and Alexander Rogalski reflect on their experiences at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
From inventing smart city technologies to electric powered commercial planes that can cross the Atlantic, the visions provided by students in the “this is my time” brand campaign provide insight into the power and potential of a York U degree.
Before there are any telltale behavioural signs of dementia, a simple test that combines thinking and movement could point to those with a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and who are already having visuomotor difficulties.
Historians from around the world are gathering at York on Sept. 18 to reflect on historic topics commemorating the First World War’s centennial. As part of the conference, noted historian and author Margaret MacMillan will deliver a public lecture.
During his annual town hall on Tuesday, President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri delivered a comprehensive overview about why a new campus situated in Markham, Ont., would benefit the York Region and the University.
As part of homecoming celebrations, the York University Alumni Association is recognizing some of this year’s student and new alumni scholarship and award recipients. Those to be honoured are students Sumeet Farwaha, Julia Pennella, Maya Prager and Erica Shligold, and grads Jay Gajiwala and Tanvi Gupta.
York University alumna Jennifer LoveGrove is one of 12 authors on the long list for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize for her debut novel, Watch How We Walk, published by ECW Press.
Alidad Amirfazli, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering; Sarah Flicker, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies; and Shayna Rosenbaum, professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, have been named inaugural new members for a seven-year appointment.
York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri was invested as a member of the Order of Canada during a ceremony in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 12. Governor General David Johnston, commander-in-chief of Canada, presided over the investiture.
If you love hearing talented writers and poets talk about their work, or just want to hear them read from one of their latest books, don’t miss the opportunity to attend the Canadian Writers in Person reading series beginning tonight at York University.