Administrative Studies

Kim Jong Un looks at missile launch in undated photo from National Post | 2017-10-14

How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? Disaster & Emergency Management Prof Asgary explains

  The increased tensions in North Korea and the US and the heated rhetoric around the potential threats of a nuclear strike by either side continues to bring Disaster and Emergency Management Professor Ali Asgary a great deal of public exposure. Recently, the National Post published a story on the potential impacts of a nuclear warhead reaching Canada […]

Globe and Mail photo of ostrich with head in the sand, used in Prof Asgard-Quoted article | 2017-09-18

Preparing for the worst: Globe and Mail consults disaster management expert Asgary

  Disaster and Emergency Management Professor Ali Asgary was consulted by the Globe and Mail for an article on disaster preparation to avoid worst-case scenarios. Asgary said that the problem is there are multiple factors that influence how each individual perceives risk, and how one reacts. These can include one's physical proximity to a hurricane or […]

Financial Literacy money-jars for save, invest, donate, spend | photo | 2017-09-13

York profs educate students on financial literacy, student debt

  Four York University professors are educating students about managing student debt, financial capability and financial well-being. The professors hosted a Community Conversation in advance of the new school year to raise awareness around basic financial literacy and student debt solutions. Under the auspices of the Black Creek Financial Action Network, economics Professor Brenda Spotton […]

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 […]

IBM's Manav Gupta presents on Cloud Computing | 2017-07-18 | Photo

IBM Distinguished Engineer speaks to commerce students on cloud computing and big data

  Cloud-based technologies are all around us; and as they revolutionizing daily life, their impact on business is big. IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and Chief Technology Officer for Cloud Business in Canada, Manav Gupta, addressed Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) students in the School of Administrative Studies (SAS) on why they should keep their eyes […]

Accounting Student Alamgir Khandwala wins Murray Ross Prize 2017-06-22 | photo

Accounting student wins prestigious 2017 Murray G. Ross Award

  Administrative Studies student Alamgir Khandwala is the recipient of the Murray G. Ross Award, one of York University’s greatest honours for a graduating student. Khandwala, who received the award at spring convocation, has graduated from the program’s accounting stream. He is being honoured for academic excellence and his significant contributions to life on campus. […]

Rob Tiffen Award Munich Basra PPA 2017-05-01 photo illustration

Fifth annual Robert Tiffin Leadership Awards recognizes students

  The names of two more students from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) will be added to the awards display wall in the Vari Hall Rotunda in celebration of the fifth annual Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award. From multiple Faculties at York, the ten York University students receiving the award were honoured […]

Innovation York uses ADERSIM project as case study: photo of attendees

Successful event focused on industry-academic collaborations uses ADERSIM project as model

  The benefits of industry-academic collaborations took centre stage April 11 during the “Teamwork Makes the Research Dream work” event hosted by Innovation York. More than 165 participants took part in the event including York University researchers, industry partners from the Greater Toronto Area, and representatives from government funding agencies. The goal of the industry-academic […]

Accounting Students 3rd place win in Fast Pace to the Case competition photo

Accounting students earn York a third-place finish at Fast Pace to the Case Competition

  A team of students from York University's School of Administrative Studies (SAS) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies brought home a third-place win from the 8th annual Fast Pace to the Case (FPC) Competition. The team of fourth-year bachelor of commerce students – Shahir Kazemi, Alamgir Khandwala, Shivansh Jani and Yuqing Zhao […]