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HRM 2020 Readers Choice

School of Human Resource Management voted best in Canada for third consecutive year

  York University’s School of Human Resource Management (HRM), in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, brought home all four Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Awards for best education in Canada for the third consecutive year. The School of HRM edged out competitive programs offered by other academic institutions, including the University of […]

Moving Forward: a new webinar series for meaningful conversations

  The Dean’s Office in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) is launching a new webinar series titled Moving Forward, creating a new opportunity for engagement within the LA&PS community. This virtual series of lunchtime talks will allow our alumni, students, donors, retirees, faculty, and staff to connect during this difficult time […]

McLaughlin College Lunch Talks Series serves up special panel to start term

  McLaughlin College invites the York University community to come and listen to interesting speakers as they share their knowledge on a variety of topics during the popular Lunch Talks Series. The long-running series continues this year in a virtual format via Zoom. Students who attend six or more Lunch Talks throughout the year will […]

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1033 - Emergency management grads respond to pandemic's call

  COVID-19 has had a tremendous effect on businesses globally, leaving not-for-profits and small business owners grappling with plans to re-open. Many face the difficult question: What needs to happen so that I can stay afloat and keep my business running? Enter Master of Disaster and Emergency Management graduates Alisha Khan and Magda Sulzycki. Both […]

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Professor Andrea Davis takes on new role as LA&PS Special Advisor supporting efforts to combat anti-Black racism

  At a time where discussions around anti-Black racism are proving to be critical, Humanities Professor Andrea Davis has stepped into a year-long role that aims to position LA&PS in the centre of this discourse. On Sept. 1, Davis began her term as Special Advisor on LA&PS’ Anti-Black Racism Strategy, a position that was developed […]

Sociology professor investigates connections between COVID-19 and long-term care facilities

  As Canada has navigated the life-altering challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of long-term care homes has frequently come into question. Occupied by many of the country’s eldest citizens, these facilities have become a staple in the conversation surrounding COVID-19. This is not only due to their occupants being amongst the most vulnerable […]