York U in the news: nature’s big year, sex lives and more

Nature’s Big Year
York University Professors Cora Young and Trevor VandenBoer were on CBC’sThe Nature of Things episode Nov. 12.

‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Pursues an Awkward Education
York theatre alumna Amrit Kaur was profiled in the New York Times Nov. 16.

The best sociology schools in Canada 2021
York University’s Department of Sociology was profiled in University Magazine Nov. 16.

The best philosophy schools in Canada 2021
York University’s Philosophy program was profiled in University Magazine Nov. 16

Latest developments in York’s Glendon campus
York University spokesperson Yanni Dagonas was quoted in Excalibur Nov. 15

‘Cowboy Bebop’: Groundbreaking anime series earns a Netflix remake for iconic artistic fusion
York PhD candidate Matthew Poulter co-wrote an article for Conversation Canada Nov. 15.

Winners announced for the 7th annual CanBIM Innovation Spotlight Awards
York University was mentioned in Canadian Architect Nov. 15.

Higher education conclave in Chandigarh from Thursday
York University was mentioned in Tribune India Nov. 15.

Canadian Imperialism and the Responsibility to ‘Voluntour’
Graduate student Shreya Ghimire penned an op-ed for The Bullet Nov. 14.

How to make getting the COVID-19 vaccine for kids as pain-free as possible
Rebecca Pillai Riddell, a clinical psychologist at York University, was profiled in a Globe and Mail story Nov. 14.

Rachel McAdams Talks About Making Friends On Film Sets
York theatre alumna Rachel McAdams was profiled on CengNews Nov. 14.

‘Learning is lifelong’ – 87-year-old Tamil graduate speaks of her journey through university
The Tamil Guardian profile York grad Varatha Shanmuganathan Nov. 14.

‘It’s been a nightmare’: Pandemic aftershock hits short-handed employers
Winny Shen, associate professor of organizational studies at York University, was quoted in a Yorkregion.com story Nov. 14.

Kamal Khera, Trudeau’s youngest minister, says she’ll draw on her pandemic experiences in cabinet
York alumna Kamal Khera was profiled on CBC News Nov. 13.

Western students stand up for those targeted for being visibly Muslim
Fatimah Jackson-Best, a course director at York University and public health researcher, was mentioned in a CBC News story Nov. 12.

Talking music with Alokananda Dasgupta and Nikhita Gandhi – how Spotify is shining the spotlight on women with AmplifiHER
York music alumna Alokananda Dasgupta was featured on the blog HERSTORY Nov. 12