RSC Royal Society of Canada New Fellows | graphic | 2017-09-13

Four LA&PS professors elected to Royal Society of Canada

  The achievements of five York University professors have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada, which elected these five into its ranks as Fellows on Sept. 7. Four of them are in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies “York is delighted to see that five Professors – Russell Belk, Richard C. […]

YCAR Grad-student award winner photo | 2017-09-11

Grad students earn awards for research on Asia and Asian diaspora

  Twelve York University students have earned awards for research in Asia and Asian Diaspora from the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). Dating apps have transformed physical and emotional intimacy, and research out of York University shows this is especially true for marginalized communities that have historically lacked collective social spaces. For her doctoral research, Meghna George […]

Chris Robinson Award in Finance recipient | 2017-09-11

New Gold and Silver Prizes in Finance encourage BCom students to shine

  York University Professor Chris Robinson has endowed two new merit awards for finance students in the School of Administrative Studies (SAS). The Gold and Silver Prizes in Finance are awarded to the graduating students with the highest and second-highest GPA respectively in the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) honours program. The prizes were presented for […]

YCAR Essay Prize Award Recipients | photo-illustration | 20217-08-10

Winners of inaugural YCAR undergraduate essay awards announced

  Two York University undergraduate students, Fareeha Alavi and Srijoni Rahman, have been named the winners of an inaugural essay competition hosted by York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). YCAR launched the Undergraduate Asia and Asian Diaspora Essay Awards for students enrolled in any undergraduate program at York University. The inaugural recipients, Alavi (Anthropology and […]

Massey Award recipients Lily Cho and David McNally | 2017-07-18 | Photo-illustration

Prestigious York-Massey honours awarded to York University professors

In June, 2017, York University’s Lily Cho was awarded a York-Massey Fellowship 2017-2018 and Professor David McNally was awarded York-Massey Visiting Scholarships 2017-2018. “The York-Massey Fellowships and Visiting Scholarships represent an important opportunity for York researchers and academics to expand their areas of scholarship and contribution to their various disciplines in a broader context  ̶  […]

HonDoc Hayley Wickenheiser at Convocation | 2017-07-03 | photo

Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser urges grads to make the most of their lives

  Hayley Wickenheiser, celebrated Olympian, author and motivational speaker visited York University on Wednesday, June 21 to accept an honorary doctor of laws degree during spring convocation ceremonies for the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.  Considered one of the best female hockey players in the world, Wickenheiser is a five-time Olympic medalist and […]

HonDoc Dr. Michael Dan 2017-06-27 | Photo

Dr. Michael Dan urges grads to close the gap for Canada's Indigenous peoples

  On the eve of National Aboriginal Day, Toronto neurologist Dr. Michael Dan visited York University to receive an honorary doctor of laws in recognition of his work in social innovation and for his role as a philanthropist. The degree was awarded to Dan during the convocation ceremony the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional […]

Prof Jonathan Edmondson Honoured as Distinguished Research Professor at Convocation 2017-06-25 | Photo

Historian Jonathan Edmondson honoured as distinguished researcher at convocation

The Senate Committee on Awards has selected Professor Jonathan Edmondson, Department of History and Program in Classical Studies as the 2017 recipients of the Distinguished Research Professorship in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies A Distinguished Research Professor is a member of the faculty who has made outstanding contributions to the University through research […]