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IBM LA&PS ADERSIM Partnership Event 2017-02-22

York U, IBM Canada partner to enhance emergency management degree programs

  Students enrolled in York's emergency management programs will have access to world-leading technology and tools, thanks to a new partnership between York University and IBM Canada. IBM Canada is awarding a $1.8-million in-kind gift to accelerate the Advanced Disaster, Emergency and Rapid Response Simulation (ADERSIM), a cloud-enabled platform housed at York University that enhances […]

Prof. Benjamin Sands Economist

The Economist’s lifelong learning article draws from research by Prof. Benjamin Sand

Economics Professor Benjamin Sand’s 2013 co-authored paper, is referenced in The Economist article, “Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative.” Sand and his colleagues' work shows that since 2000, the number of high-skilled jobs in America has fallen, resulting in college-educated workers displacing less-educated workers in roles that are not as cognitively demanding.

Prof. Richard Leblanc Board Handbook

New Handbook of Board Governance offers practical advice for business leaders

  Administrative Studies Professor Richard Leblanc, from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), delivers expert advice on corporate governance in his new edited collection, The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members. “My book is about governance and accountability from the board of director’s point […]

Memories of Stone Ismaili Centre

York profs curate exhibition devoted to prayer, death and commemoration

  Memories of Stone: Landscapes of Prayer, Death, and Commemoration is an exhibition of texts, photographs and textile art recalls the historic tombstones, cemeteries and mosques that speak to centuries of shared existence in Bosnia and Herzegovina. These places of prayer, death and commemoration represent the creative and regenerative energy of the country’s rich historical landscape […]

Founders College Master search

Call for Nominations: Master of Founders College

  Founders College is looking for a Master. A College Master provides an environment of leadership in regard to an intellectual community of students, faculty and fellows. As well, College Masters provide mentoring for the future leaders of tomorrow. There is also a commitment to enhancing the experience of York’s students, especially first-year students. If […]