Register now using our online registration form. If you'd like additional information, find out more about the February 28 presentation of Evelyn Perry's SPIN at the 2017 Kitty Lundy Memorial Lecture.
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 […]
On Feb. 14, Madhur Anand visited York University to talk about her book of poems, New Index for Predicting Catastrophe (2015) for the Canadian Writers in Person Series. Anand said to the audience gathered at York: “In my writing, I want to convey some scientific facts and truths, but I also want to convey […]
York University’s School of Public Policy and Administration will host its annual lecture and reception on March 2, and presents Dr. Bert Lauwers, a physician, who will speak on “Why Good Government Means Good Healthcare Policy.” Lauwers, president and CEO of the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay as of January 2015, graduated from York’s […]
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.
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 […]
There was a time when Bartosz Amerski (BAS ‘06) thought that university was not for him. As a Polish immigrant who came to Canada in 1990 at 12 years old, he believed that his rudimentary English-language skills and lack of funds would preclude him from pursuing higher education. “I felt that financially and in terms […]
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 […]
Poet and professor of environmental sciences, Madhur Anand, will appear as the guest for the Feb. 14 installment of the 18th annual Canadian Writers in Person Lecture series. The series, presented by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), runs Tuesday evenings from 7 to 10pm at 206 Accolade West Building. Anand, […]
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 […]