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Career Centre | Career Corner: Ask the Pros

Career Centre | Career Corner: Ask the Pros

Are you looking for career guidance or need help with researching educational programs or grad school applications? Here is an opportunity to talk to one of our Career Professionals who will be live on zoom Wednesdays to answer your questions on exploring careers. Join us in the Career Corner: Ask the Pros on Zoom: Click here

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POSTPONED: Scholars' Hub @ Home | COVID-19 and the Environment: Behaviour, Policy and Implications for Sustainability

POSTPONED: Scholars' Hub @ Home | COVID-19 and the Environment: Behaviour, Policy and Implications for Sustainability

In light of the collective action taking place Sept. 9 and 10 in support of movements against anti-Black racism and police violence against Black, Indigenous and racialized communities, we have cancelled this session of Scholars’ Hub @ Home with Dr. Mark Winfield, Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Co-Chair of the Faculty's Sustainable Energy

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Launching York University’s new Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change

Launching York University’s new Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change

Celebrating the launch of the new Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change at York University. Join us for the virtual launch of York University's new Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change. We are a community of changemakers committed to a just and sustainable future. We are united and driven to address the most pressing challenges

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Scholars' Hub @ Home | Fast-Tracking Our Techno-Future: The Unanticipated Effect of COVID-19

Scholars' Hub @ Home | Fast-Tracking Our Techno-Future: The Unanticipated Effect of COVID-19

Amanda Turnbull, PhD Candidate, Law The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has begun provoking changes and developments in society, many of which involve the use of Artificial Intelligence, data science, and technology. These changes and developments range vastly from tracking infectious disease and enforcing social distancing efforts to virtually witnessing documents and distributing reliable information on

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Scholars' Hub @ Home | Back to School Prep: Strategies to Help Your Kids Succeed in Math and Promote Family Literacy

Scholars' Hub @ Home | Back to School Prep: Strategies to Help Your Kids Succeed in Math and Promote Family Literacy

Dr. Karen A. Krasny (PhD), Professor, Language and Literacy and Dr. Tina Rapke, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education Viewers will be introduced to effective strategies for promoting family literacy to support children in their learning as well as preparing them to succeed in math during unprecedented times. They will learn about early predictors of literacy achievement

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York Circle @ Home | At home and in school: Supporting children, youth and the adults who care for them during a pandemic

York Circle @ Home | At home and in school: Supporting children, youth and the adults who care for them during a pandemic

During these unprecedented times, politicians, parents, health professionals and educators are struggling to determine what is best for students heading back to school this fall, whether that’s virtually or in person. In this timely panel session, York University experts will discuss the economic, social, and practical impacts of the pandemic on children, parents and educators

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Scholars' Hub @ Home | COVID-19 and the Environment: Behaviour, Policy and Implications for Sustainability

Scholars' Hub @ Home | COVID-19 and the Environment: Behaviour, Policy and Implications for Sustainability

Dr. Mark Winfield, Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Co-Chair of the Faculty's Sustainable Energy Initiative This presentation will focus on the effects the pandemic has had on human behaviour, such as reduced travel, related fossil fuel use and emissions due to remote work arrangements vs. the potential for declines in the use of

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Scholars' Hub @ Home | Addressing Mi’kmaw History in the novel N’In D’la Owey Innklan: Mi’kmaq Sojourns in England

Scholars' Hub @ Home | Addressing Mi’kmaw History in the novel N’In D’la Owey Innklan: Mi’kmaq Sojourns in England

Bonita Lawrence, Professor, Department of Humanities, LA&PS, Chair of the Department of Equity Studies, and Coordinator of the Indigenous Studies program Indigenous peoples are too often expected to be pre-modern in outlook and to focus on the local rather than the international. And yet Native peoples have been adapting to modernity since first contact, and

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Scholars' Hub @ Home | Indigenous nationhood in the age of COVID-19: Reflection on the evolution of sovereignty in settler-colonial states

Scholars' Hub @ Home | Indigenous nationhood in the age of COVID-19: Reflection on the evolution of sovereignty in settler-colonial states

Sean Hillier, Assistant Professor, School of Health Policy & Management, Special Advisor to the Dean on Indigenous Resurgence in the Faculty of Health This presentation will highlight how Indigenous Nations and communities within settler-colonial states (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States) have been asserting notions of nationhood and sovereignty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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