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York's Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities rank in Canada's top four

York University has ranked among the top four universities in Canada and in the top 100 universities in the world in the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities categories in the 2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. "Our researchers are recognized as being among the top in the world. That expertise in research and scholarship fuels our teaching, with faculty bringing their innovative ideas directly into the classroom," says Dean Martin Singer. Full Story
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Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies celebrates 25 years

The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a two-day international symposium delving into the state of Jewish studies. The State of Jewish Studies: Perspectives on Premodern Periods will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7, and Monday, Dec. 8. Everyone is welcome to attend. Full Story
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Professor Emeritus Ian Greene launches new book

The Charter of Canadian Rights and Freedoms: 30 Years of Decisions that Shape Canadian Life, written by Ian Greene, professor emeritus of public policy and law investigates how Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed Canadian life since it was adopted as part of the Canadian Constitution in 1982. Greene's book provides examples to describe the many significant ways the charter shapes Canadian life on a wide range of issues. Full Story

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