Researchers at York University and the University of Warwick have built a functioning molecular-communications system using a battery-powered liquid sprayer, a desktop fan, breathalyzer sensors, cheap electronics and rubbing alcohol, reported The Economist.
“The police turn a blind eye to marijuana quite often because they really don’t believe it’s a serious crime,” said Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Alan Young in The Globe and Mail. “However, if it’s simply a ticket, there’s a greater incentive . . . you’re just going to find police forces end up ticketing more than they charge [now].”
York University Professor Emeritus Lee Lorch, a soft-spoken mathematician whose leadership in the campaign to desegregate Stuyvesant Town helped make housing discrimination illegal nationwide, died Feb. 28 at a hospital in Toronto at the age of 98, reported The Globe and Mail.
Schulich School of Business Professor Alan Middleton scoffed at the suggestion that Ford was in L.A. to “promote Toronto”. “The fact that he can’t justify it internally as a business expense . . . is kind of a giveaway that it really is personal,” he said in the Toronto Star.
Many youth find themselves “languishing in a shelter for four or five years when they should be in school learning to be an adult with the supports they need . . . instead of rushing them to be adults, living in poverty and becoming chronically homeless adults,” said report author Stephen Gaetz, a professor in York University’s Faculty of Education and director of the Homeless Hub, in the Toronto Star March 3.
Lee Lorch,a soft-spoken mathematician whose leadership in the campaign to desegregate Stuyvesant Town, the gargantuan housing development on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, helped make housing discrimination illegal nationwide, died Friday at a hospital in Toronto, reported the New York Times March 2.
“A global mindset requires that an individual be able to detach from their own culture and experiences, and be both aware and open to the diversity around them,” wrote Andre deCarufel, academic director of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program, in The Globe and Mail.
Mary Jo Ducharme, associate professor and graduate program director at York University’s School of Human Resource Management, advises approaching those who have complimented your work openly, and who are familiar with your job, reported The Globe and Mail.
For Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Gus Van Harten, the findings that law school graduates fare well in the job market aren’t surprising, but a key concern is about the supply of lawyers and the quality of legal services they’ll be providing, reported Canadian Lawyer.