LA&PS Top Student Vision
Cognitive Science student Andrew Lauzon's vision was chosen as the top vision for LA&PS in the 2013 'This is My Time' Free Tuition Contest. Andrew, pictured here with Dean Martin Singer, was awarded a York U hoodie sweatshirt from the new collection for his vision, 2025: My research into music-based therapies leads to breakthroughs in treatments for Autism, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. This year's vision contest saw close to a 50 per cent jump in entries. Read more about the contest.
History Professor Nicholas Rogers wins John Ben Snow Prize
Professor Nicholas Rogers, distinguished research professor in history, has won the 2013 John Ben Snow Prize for his book Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748–53.
Sponsored by the North American Conference on British Studies, the prize is awarded annually for the best book by a North American scholar of British Studies for the period from the Middle Ages through the 18th century. Full Story
History Professor Receives Governor General's Award
History Professor William Wicken was honoured on November 19, 2013 with the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research (The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize) for The Colonization of Mi'kmaw Memory and History 1794-1928: The King v. Gabriel Sylliboy.
Working backwards in time from the Gabriel Sylliboy court case of 1928, the book uncovers how successive generations o
f Mi'kmaq remembered a treaty signed in the 18th century. "This is a great honour," said Professor Wicken, "but is really
a reflection of the superb teaching and research environment which my colleagues in the History Department have created."
Professor Wicken was presented with a medal by Governor General David Johnston at a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Watch Ceremony |
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