New 'Virtual U' Series offers remote learning potential for faculty and staff

The series is focused on supporting University employees’ learning and development amidst the new challenges and opportunities of virtual work. Dr. Marc Wilchesky, PhD is a licensed psychologist. He retired on Oct. 1, 2019 from his position as the executive director of Counselling & Disability Services. In a special presentation for Virtual U, Wilchesky returns to York on May 1 to give a virtual talk titled, “Testing our Resilience: Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

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Looking at the pandemic response: Q-and-A with global health Professor Steven Hoffman

At a time when trust depends on leaders’ abilities to make decisions based on evidence and science, global health researchers and epidemiologists are helping to lead the pandemic response. Steven J. Hoffman, the Dahdaleh Distinguished Chair in Global Governance & Legal Epidemiology and a professor of global health, law and political science, explains the challenges faced by governments and the World Health Organization during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in a Q-and-A.

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Teaching and learning focus of Virtual Town Hall held April 21

A Virtual Town Hall led by members of York University’s leadership team on April 21 aimed to address concerns raised specifically by the University’s faculty and instructional staff. The hour-long event is one of several group-specific Virtual Town Halls the University will be hosting to share information with the community on evolving plans to address the pandemic.

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