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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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LA&PS professor receives world-renowned award

Political Science Professor Heather MacRae has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, a teaching post sponsored by the European Union (EU) that celebrates excellence in research and teaching on the EU throughout the world. MacRae, who is also the co-director of the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies at York, will use the funding from the award to increase the European Studies curriculum offered to York University undergraduate and graduate students. Full Story
Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada

New book exploring intersection of prisons and disability launches

A new book Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada, exploring the incarceration of those with disabilities, co-edited by York social work Professor Chris Chapman, will launch will launch Friday Nov. 21, from 6 to 8pm, at OISE Library, 252 Bloor St. W., Toronto. Full Story

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