Call for Nominations: The Robert Everett Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance Award 2021

The Robert Everett Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance Award recognizes and celebrates these students and their impact on governance at York University. Recipients of the award will have a notation included on their transcript, receive a certificate and have their name included on a plaque placed in the Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber. The nomination deadline is March 26.

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Welcome to the March 2021 issue of 'Brainstorm'

‘Brainstorm,’ a special edition of YFile that publishes once a month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers compelling stories about the world-leading work of York University’s academics and researchers across all disciplines and Faculties. ‘Brainstorm’ encompasses both pure and applied research.

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Teletherapy in the time of COVID-19: The secrets to success

A psychologist considers how online therapy during the pandemic could work best and offers some tips to encourage and support both therapist and client to be present and maintain a strong therapeutic relationship while engaging in telepsychotherapy. The lessons learned could help when face-to-face sessions are reinstated.

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Minassian decision opens door for verdict of not criminally responsible due to autism. Click here for more York U in the news

Roxanne Mykitiuk, professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, was quoted in CP24 March 3. Read full story. Ancient Memorization Trick Boosts Long-Term Memory and Changes the Brain Jeni Pathman, assistant professor at York University, was quoted in Gizmodo March 3. Read full story. Friend rentals and robots: How businesses are creating solutions for the loneliness epidemic York University Contract Faculty Ami Rokach was quoted in Maclean’s March 3. Read full story. Failed defence in Toronto’s van attack trial damaged the autism community, activists say York University PhD candidate Kim Sauder

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York University's president issues an important update on the Fall 2021 term

Planning is underway for a safe return to on-campus learning for the Fall 2021 term. The University is focused on bringing classes and co-curricular opportunities back onto its campuses as much as possible, while also prioritizing health and safety for all students, faculty, course instructors and staff. Classes held on campus will be delivered in a small group format that maximizes interactive learning. Access to high-quality remote learning will continue, especially for those who may face health or travel restrictions.

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