Giving from the heart: York community steps up in a big way to help students face pandemic challenges

The York University Emergency Bursary for students who needed urgent financial aid to cover the unexpected costs of the pandemic is helping students, but the need for emergency relief has far surpassed expectations. The University has committed $2 million and with two special matching funds from the Pierre Lassonde Family Foundation and the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation totalling $300,000.

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York scholar receives Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

York University Postdoctoral Fellow Salman Hussain (Anthropology) has been named as one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Banting is valued at $70,000 per year for two years and supports postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth.

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A message from President Lenton for National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

In her message to the University community for National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, President Lenton affirmed York University’s commitment to the Indigenization of higher education. Through active listening and engagement, the University is building academic programming and research initiatives that serve and reflect the experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in the York community and beyond.

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