The Lassonde School of Engineering’s k2i academy combats systemic racism, discrimination and inequality in education, and has received $1 million in provincial funding for its summer STEM program.
Paul Lovejoy, Distinguished Research Professor at York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Melchisedek Chetima, assistant professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal and former York University Banting Fellow, will chair a conference in Cameroon on Islamic Protest, Terrorism and (In)Security in Africa.
York University faculty and staff were recognized for their support of students with disabilities at the fourth annual Student Accessibility Services End-of-Year Celebration.
The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling (CCDM) hosted 2022 Incubation Day. The hybrid event took place May 16 to 17 and connected close to 200 postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students around the world.
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AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Alectra Inc. and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change announce the establishment of the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Indigenous students accepted into an EUC undergraduate program.
The York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund provides emerging and established Indigenous scholars with funding to support research that advances excellence in Indigenous knowledge, languages, and ways of knowing and being.
The York community celebrates Vincci Li for being named one of the final five best “storytellers” in a national competition held by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada.
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York University students, staff, faculty and alumni are invited to share their artistic expressions of positive change, for a chance to have their artwork featured in a community art project at Markham Campus.