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Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed nominated for top 25 Canadian Immigrants photo

Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed in contention for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

  Canadian Immigrant magazine has kicked off voting for the ninth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, identifying and celebrating the inspiring stories and achievements of Canadian immigrants from all walks of life. Some 630 entries were submitted following the call for nominations. From the hundreds of worthy submissions, the judges determined a short list of […]

International scholars to lead 'Politics of the Possible' workshop

  York University's Department of Political Science will host a community participant and graduate student centred workshop entitled "The Politics of the Possible: Community Engagement in Momentous Times" on May 2 and 3. The event is envisioned as a space for progressive activists, community organizers and academics to share knowledge, build relationships and mobilize to […]

Indigenous Voices, Indigenous Youth "And Social Justice for All" Symposium photo/illustration

Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices symposium is Department of Equity Studies' annual public event

  On Wednesday, April 26, high school students and community members, along with York undergrads, faculty, and staff, will gather at Vanier College to learn about one of Canada’s fastest growing demographics: Indigenous youth. "Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices" will highlight issues of relevance to young Indigenous people in contemporary Canadian society and examine how all […]

Prof Maria-Joao Dodman addresses Portuguese EE community 2017-04-20 photo

Networking event brings Portuguese-speaking leaders to York U to discuss experiential learning

  Portuguese-speaking leaders and business professionals convened at the Keele campus recently to discuss the myriad of experiential learning opportunities available to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Portuguese is now the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. Research has shown that there are many professional and cognitive* benefits […]

Lucy Fromowitz, English Grad + VP Students photo

English Grad appointed Vice-Provost Students

  Rhonda Lenton, vice-president academic and provost, issues the following announcement to the York University community: I am pleased to inform members of the York University community of the appointment of Ms. Lucy Fromowitz as Vice-Provost Students; her appointment will take effect July 1, 2017. We are delighted that Ms. Fromowitz will be returning to […]

Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca at SPPA 10th anniversary at ROM photo

School marks 10-year milestone and celebrates 150 years of public service in Ontario

  York University’s School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA), in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS), held a reception on March 28 at the Royal Ontario Museum to celebrate 150 years of public service in Ontario as well its own milestone. This year, SPPA marks 10 years since the establishment of […]