Book uncovers hidden histories of lives lived in 20th centuryWritten by many of Canada's leading historical researchers, The Dawn of Canada's Century demonstrates the wide-ranging and revealing social histories made possible by the new Canadian Century Research Infrastructure (CCRI). Edited by Professor Emeritus Gordon Darroch the book will launch Tuesday, April 22 Full Story
Student wins grant for youth mentorship programSocial Work student Soroush Fakhri is the latest recipient of a grant of up to $25,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to support his Afghan Mentorship Program, which provides programming support for Afghan youth in the Durham Region. Soroush came from Afghanistan when he was six years old and understands first-hand the struggles immigrant youth face. "A lot of them are smart and very family-oriented and they just need a little help. I feel fortunate for the people who helped me in the past and that's what motivates me." Full Story
SAS student places in top 10 in national competitionSchool of Administrative Studies marketing student Jacky Li (left, with LA&PS Dean Singer) has finished in the top 10 in Canada's Next Top Ad Exec competition. Sponsored by GM, the competition saw 231 submissions from 38 campuses across Canada, including the most from YorkU with 11 from SAS and 12 from Schulich. Jacky won a paid internship by Environics where he will work on projects in the car and pharmaceutical industries. Congratulations to all of the YorkU students who competed!
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