Yahoo’s replacement CEO could signal new turn for struggling tech giant

On Monday, Yahoo’s global media head Ross Levinsohn became the fourth person to hold the position in just over three years, in the wake of former CEO Scott Thompson’s departure. Schulich School of Business marketing Professor Markus Giesler spoke to the Toronto Star, May 14 about the challenges Yahoo must overcome if it is to succeed. Read full story.

Train the brain
Ellen Bialystok, a cognitive neuroscientist and research professor of psychology at York, was one of several featured speakers at the inaugural Brain Power conference held May 3 and 4 in Toronto, reported The Sault Star, May 14. Read full story.

New paralysis treatment retrains brain and muscle
Fourteen years after suffering a devastating injury that left him paralyzed on the right side of his body, York University student Andrew Genge spoke about how a new treatment called functional electrical stimulation has improved his life in the Toronto Star, May 15.