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New Dean's Award funds research opportunities for undergraduate students

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) is launching the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE). Faculty members will tap into DARE funding to hire undergraduate students to engage in active research. DARE students, in turn, will receive one-on-one mentoring from a faculty member, participate in scholarly inquiry, develop valuable research skills […]

Professor Bernard Lightman | photo | 2018-01-11

Humanities prof serves as president of History of Science Society

York University Professor Bernard Lightman will serve a two-year term as president of the History of Science Society (HSS), the oldest society dedicated to understanding science, technology, medicine, and their interactions with society in their historical context. Bernard Lightman Lightman, a professor in the Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS), […]

School of Public Policy and Administration Awards photo | 2017-12-19

Students, alumni and community recognized by School of Public Policy & Administration

Close to 100 York University alumni, students, faculty and friends of the School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA), in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, gathered on Nov. 23 for its annual celebration of service. As part of the annual tradition, last year’s Alumni Award recipient Kevin Giddings (MPPAL ’15) took on the […]

Wikipedia WikiEdu article author and winner of YorkU Essay Prize Andrew Hatelt photo | 2017-12-15

Wikipedia features LA&PS student’s project on Canada’s Digital Divide

  Wikipedia has featured student Andrew Hatelt’s article on the Digital Divide in Canada under its Did You Know? section, highlighting his work as among some of the most interesting articles recently published through the online encyclopedia. Referencing Hatelt’s article, Wikipedia writes, “Did you know… that the Canadian government invests millions of dollars in First […]