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Donation creates 36 internship positions for students in LA&PS

  A donation of more than $225,000 from Canada Life to York University will create 36 internship opportunities within community agencies for students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). The donation, which will be granted over three years, supports Community Agency Student Internships (CASI), a unique partnership that enables smaller community […]

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Professor Idil Boran holds official event at Bonn Climate Change Conference as primary delegate from York U

Building collaboration between researchers, climate actors and decision-makers is crucial for strengthening and broadening climate action for a sustainable, equitable and low-carbon future. York University Professor Idil Boran takes a step toward this goal on June 17, when she co-hosts an official side event of the Bonn Climate Change Conference – June 2019 (from June 17 to 27) under […]

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 […]