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Academic Integrity Month events planned throughout October

Sep 27, 2022
Academic Integrity Month events planned throughout October
Academic Integrity Month is a pan-University event that will take place throughout October. The event is organized by the Office of the Vice-Provost Academic and brings students, faculty and staff together for a series of discussions that focus on academic integrity facilitated through seminars and panel sessions.

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My Secret Life: York philosophy professor is a first-degree black belt in karate

Sep 21, 2022
My Secret Life: York philosophy professor is a first-degree black belt in karate
Patrick Phillips, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, combines the rigours of the academy with an ancient and revered form of martial arts and through his journey, he is changing lives.

Celebrating five years: a Q-and-A with President Rhonda Lenton

Sep 18, 2022
Celebrating five years: a Q-and-A with President Rhonda Lenton
York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton recently celebrated an important milestone, and completed her first five-year term as president. As she turns her focus to setting priorities for the next five years, she took a moment to meet with YFile to look back at how the University, and the president, have changed.

Conference, exhibit to explore global perspectives of modern Spanish history

Sep 14, 2022
Conference, exhibit to explore global perspectives of modern Spanish history
A conference on topics exploring modern Spanish history will take place at the Archives of Ontario at York University’s Keele Campus on Sept. 16 and run alongside a temporary exhibit that features Spanish Civil War-related archive material that includes children’s drawings.

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York professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop park focused on climate change solutions

York professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop park focused on climate change solutions

Sep 24, 2022
The innovative Climate Change Solutions Park will also served to build community awareness of reconciliation and Indigenous knowledge.
Research: Even smartest AI models don’t match human visual processing

Research: Even smartest AI models don’t match human visual processing

Sep 24, 2022
A York University study highlights how deep-network models used in artificial intelligence (AI) take potentially dangerous shortcuts in solving complex recognition tasks.
Contributions of the acclaimed economic theorist Nanak Kakwani will be celebrated Sept. 28

Contributions of the acclaimed economic theorist Nanak Kakwani will be celebrated Sept. 28

Sep 21, 2022
The international event will feature a number of keynote presentations and is organized by Glendon Professors Omar F. Hamouda and Betsey Price. Pre-registration is required, all are welcome.

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AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’

AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’

Sep 24, 2022
From September 2022 to May 2023, the York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) will host a Year of the Arts to celebrate the power of imagination in creating positive local and global change.