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York mourns the loss of Professor Peggy Ng

  The York University community mourns the loss of longtime professor Peggy Ng. Professor Ng died on Saturday, May 4, after a long illness. She was 64. An accomplished statistician, Professor Ng first joined the department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University in 1996. She later joined the Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional […]

York Professor Nergis Canefe’s art on display at McLaughlin College

  York University celebrated Refugee Rights Day in Canada on April 4 with a series of events at McLaughlin College. The day included welcome remarks delivered by Sean Kheraj, associate dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, on behalf of Interim Dean JJ McMurtry; an opening commentary and greetings from Professor James […]

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies moves forward on Strategic Internationalization Plan

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is moving forward with a Strategic Internationalization Plan (SIP). Under the leadership of LA&PS Associate Dean Narda Razack, Global & Community Engagement, a committee will examine four major themes for the strategy: mobility, global research, international students, partnerships, pedagogy and curriculum. The committee’s goal is to […]

Municipal symposium hosted by the School of Public Policy and Administration spotlights the importance of partnerships in times of turbulence

  The School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) held its second Municipalities of the Future symposium on March 7. The key themes of the event were partnerships and turbulence. Turbulence – because of the variety of economic, technological, demographic and political disruptions that challenge municipal governments. Partnerships – because of the growing recognition that many […]