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York University Professor Radha Persaud contributed to the Caribbean Camera Dec. 17. Read full story.

Economics issues that big thinkers say need the world's attention in 2021
York University Professor Lorne Foster was quoted in CBC News Dec. 21. Read full story.

COVID-19 then and now
Adrian Viens, associate professor at York University, was quoted in the Toronto Star Dec. 19. Read full story.

7 Canadian Stocks That Are the Feather in America’s Hat
York University Professor Richard Leblanc was quoted in Yahoo! Finance Dec. 18. Read full story.

Thousands of workers got COVID-19 on the job. But the Ministry of Labour has fined just one employer
Eric Tucker, professor at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, was quoted in the Toronto Star Dec. 19. Read full story.

Do I Know You? How Masks Disrupt Facial Perception
Erez Freud, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and associate professor at York University's Centre for Vision Research, was mentioned in SciTechDaily Dec. 21. Read full story.

Police shootings in 2020: The effect on officers and those they are sworn to protect
Professor Lorne Foster was quoted in City News Dec. 21. Read full story.

$2.8-million drug could save a child's life
York University Professor Emeritus Joel Lexchin was quoted in the Globe and Mail Dec. 19. Read full story.

Models make a case for immunizing the oldest first
York University Professor Jane Heffernan was quoted in the Globe and Mail Dec. 19. Read full story.

Canada will hurt itself if it pulls out of bank: AIIB head
Gregory Chin, associate professor at York University, was quoted in the Globe and Mail Dec. 21. Read full story.

Why socialists should join the ONDP now
York University was mentioned in Canadian Dimension Dec. 19. Read full story.

Vaccine rollout ignites hopes, fears
York University Professor Pat Armstrong was quoted in the Chronicle Journal Dec. 19. Read full story.

Canada Doesn't Support "Essential” Migrant Workers
Ethel Tungohan, Canada Research Chair in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism and assistant professor at York University, was mentioned in the Media Co-op Dec. 18. Read full story.

How to Be Bored
York University Associate Professor John Eastwood was mentioned in VICE Dec. 21. Read full story.

How to spot the 'Christmas Star,' a rare planetary alignment, in the sky
Paul Delaney, professor at York University, was quoted in CTV News Dec. 21. Read full story.

Forgiving ineligible CERB recipients would be unfair to Canadians who followed the rules
Amin Mawani, associate professor at York University's Schulich School of Business, contributed to the Globe and Mail Dec. 21. Read full story.

Beloved teacher and public thinker Leo Panitch has died of COVID-19
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was profiled in the Toronto Star Dec. 21. Read full story.

Leo Panitch (1945–2020)
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was profiled in Jacobin Dec. 22. Read full story.

In appreciation of Leo Panitch - Colin Leys and Sam Gindin
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was commemorated in Verso Dec. 21. Read full story.

Leo Panitch, intellectual pillar of the Canadian left, dead at 75 of COVID-19
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was commemorated in Rabble.ca Dec. 21. Read full story.

CEOs raked in hefty dividends as their companies accepted CEWS, Financial Post analysis finds
York University Professor Richard Leblanc was quoted in the Financial Post Dec. 22. Read full story.

Students thank professors in Zoom classes for 'keeping our spirits high' during pandemic
Mario Di Paolantonio, associate professor at York University, was quoted in NBC News Dec. 22. Read full story.

The pandemic undercut Canada Post's business model — and showed it a new one
Sherena Hussain, assistant professor at York's Schulich School of Business, was quoted in CBC News Dec. 23. Read full story.

Warmer winters causing more ice-free lakes in Northern Hemisphere, study finds
York University Associate Professor Sapna Sharma was quoted in CBC News Dec. 23. Read full story.

Masks are much more likely to disrupt facial perception - study
York University Professors Erez Freud and Shayna Rosenbaum were mentioned in the Jerusalem Post Dec. 23. Read full story.

Maya Morena and the Secret Lives of Undocumented Sex Workers
Kamala Kempadoo, professor at York University, was quoted in Mel Magazine Dec. 22. Read full story.

Remai Modern names new head curator
York University was mentioned in the Star Phoenix Dec. 22. Read full story.

Experts Say Long-Term Care Company’s Report on COVID-19 Deaths Deflects Blame From For-Profit Business Model
York University Associate Professor Jacqueline Choiniere was quoted in PressProgress Dec. 22. Read full story.

COVID-19 vaccine is welcome news but presents 'great challenge'
David Johnston, professor at York University's Schulich School of Business, was quoted in Orillia Matters Dec. 22. Read full story.

Vic High student film wins award at film fest in Australia
York University was mentioned in the Times Colonist Dec. 22. Read full story.

In a Streaming Year, These Were Best
York University was mentioned in Gay City News Dec. 22. Read full story.

COVID-19 and the holidays: How to help feelings of loneliness and stress this holiday season
Ami Rokach, professor at York University, was quoted in Yahoo! News Dec. 23. Read full story.

Filipino community proud of its front-line workers, but urge stronger protections
York University Assistant Professor Ethel Tungohan was mentioned in CTV News Dec. 23. Read full story.

'It was the right decision.' Canadian Olympians don't regret pushing to postpone the Tokyo Games, and can't wait for them to start
York University was mentioned in the Toronto Star Dec. 28. Read full story.

This Canadian is charged with a terrorism hoax. Two experts got to know him. Only one still believes him
York University was mentioned in the Toronto Star Dec. 26. Read full story.

For many Canadians, being safe this holiday season means being apart from family
Ami Rokach, professor at York University, was quoted in CBC News Dec. 25. Read full story.

The top 10 bestselling Canadian books of 2020
Assistant Professor Jesse Thistle was mentioned in CBC News Dec. 28. Read full story.

Covid-19 Pandemic Measures and Substance Abuse
Assistant Professor Jeffrey Wardell was quoted in Psychology Today Dec. 24. Read full story.

Why Do You Use Tinder? And Why It Matters
York University was mentioned in Psychology Today Dec. 28. Read full story.

Leo Panitch’s anger at injustice never diminished, nor his determination to address it
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was commemorated in the Toronto Star Dec. 28. Read full story.

Saudi court sentences women’s-rights activist and UBC graduate to nearly six years in prison
York University's Schulich School of Business was mentioned in the Globe and Mail Dec. 28. Read full story.

Oakville student launches initiative to support Indigenous children in remote northern communities
York University was mentioned in InsideHalton.com Dec. 24. Read full story.

Leo Panitch and the socialist project
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was remembered in Canadian Dimension Dec. 28. Read full story.

Parasitic Solidarity
Mark P. Thomas and Steven Tufts, associate professors at York University, were mentioned in Briarpatch Magazine Dec. 28. Read full story.

Could athlete vaccinations help America beat the pandemic?
York University Professor Steven Hoffman was quoted in Yahoo! Sports Dec. 29. Read full story.

The convivial, practical road to socialism: a tribute to Leo Panitch
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Leo Panitch was remembered in Red Pepper Dec. 29. Read full story.

Doug Ford acknowledges he knew finance minister was away before news broke of Caribbean vacation
York University Professor Steven Hoffman was quoted in CBC News Dec. 30. Read full story.

Ford says he knew of Phillips’ trip 2 weeks ago, should have asked him to return then
York University Professor Steven Hoffman was quoted in the Toronto Star Dec. 30. Read full story.

Canada now resettles more refugees than any other country, mostly through private sponsorship
Jennifer Hyndman, professor at York University, was quoted in the National Post Dec. 30. Read full story.

Masks Do Make Faces Harder to Recognize, Study Shows
Erez Freud, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and associate professor at York University's Centre for Vision Research, was mentioned in Health Day Dec. 30. Read full story.

Nudity: the flesh, the body, and the divine in the character of Planthropocene
Associate Professor Natasha Myers was mentioned in Lampoon Magazine Dec. 30. Read full story.

Markham Newsmakers made headlines in 2020
York University was mentioned in YorkRegion.com Dec. 31. Read full story.

Community Leaders Welcome Plans To Address Systemic Barriers Faced By African-Canadians
York University was mentioned in the Jamaica Gleaner Jan. 2. Read full story.

And what a 2020 it was too; a look back at the top ten Barrie 360 stories in a very noteworthy year
York University was mentioned in Barrie360.com Dec. 31. Read full story.

Customers fundraise to send Ontario Tim Hortons employee back to school
York University was mentioned in CBC News Dec. 31. Read full story.

Nightstop program hit by pandemic hopes to host homeless youth in spare bedrooms again
York University Professor Stephen Gaetz was quoted in CBC News Jan. 2. Read full story.

Saudi activist Loujain Alhathloul targeted for her work, brother says
York University was mentioned in CBC News Jan. 1. Read full story.

The telecom giants are not adequately serving ‘all Canadians’
Allan C. Hutchinson, professor at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, contributed to the Toronto Star Jan. 3. Read full story.

Canada’s big-city transit systems say service will be (mostly) back to normal in 2021 — even if ridership isn’t
Patricia Wood, professor at York University, was quoted in the Toronto Star Jan. 3. Read full story.

Hundreds chip in to send cheery Tim Hortons employee back to university
York University was mentioned in the Daily Hive Jan. 2. Read full story.

2020 Hindsight — George Fallis: Scoring Canada's COVID fight over its first three rounds of six
York University Professor George Fallis contributed to the Financial Post Dec. 31. Read full story.

Marxist intellectual Leo Panitch had a ‘big voice’ and ‘big mind’
Harry Glasbeek, professor emeritus at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, was quoted in the Globe and Mail Jan. 1. Read full story.

Could We Populate Another Planet With Genetically Modified Organisms?
York University Assistant Professor Kathryn Denning was featured in Gizmodo Jan. 4. Read full story.

An age-by-age guide to talking to your kids about gender
Ruth Koleszar-Green, assistant professor at York University, was quoted in Today's Parent Jan. 4. Read full story.

7 reasons why learning a new language should be your New Year’s resolution
York University was mentioned in Market Watch Jan. 5. Read full story.

How basic lessons from classic philosophy could have made politicians think twice about their trips abroad
Alice MacLachlan, associate professor at York University, was quoted in CBC News Jan. 6. Read full story.

Sidewalk Labs’ brief presence in Toronto taught us much about privacy and digital governance — two of the thorniest dilemmas facing smart cities
Natasha Tusikov, assistant professor at York University, was quoted in the Toronto Star Jan. 6. Read full story.

'Twists and turns' of COVID-19 pandemic will dominate 2021: Newmarket mayor
York University's Schulich School of Business was mentioned in YorkRegion.com Jan. 6. Read full story.

Thailand's coronavirus response was hailed as an early success story, but cases are now surging
York University Professor Peter Vandergeest was quoted in Australian Broadcasting Corporation News Jan. 6. Read full story.

Pro-Trump rioters storm U.S. Capitol as his election tantrum leads to violence
Associate Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky contributed to The Conversation Jan. 7. Read full story.

Calling products “sharing size” may not have the intended effect
Theodore J. Noseworthy, associate professor at York University’s Schulich School of Business, was mentioned in Strategy Jan. 6. Read full story.

Divided health and the crisis of capitalism
Harry Glasbeek, professor emeritus at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, contributed to Canadian Dimension Jan. 6. Read full story.

Tim Hortons employee gives out free smiles and gets $21,000 in return
York University was mentioned in the Toronto Star Jan. 7. Read full story.

COVID Travel: Should You Travel in 2021? Should You Cancel or Make Plans?
York University Professor Steven Hoffman was quoted in Fodor's Travel Jan. 7. Read full story.

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