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Awards & Recognitions

Alumnus Collette Murray recognized by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) for Outstanding Leadership in Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Alumnus Collette Murray recognized by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) for Outstanding Leadership in Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) announced the recipients of the 2023 National Awards, a celebration of their exceptional contributions in the field of dance education. The winners were selected from a 2-part application and nomination process conducted by the NDEO Awards Committee. Collette Murray (MEd ‘ ), was among the remarkable group of 20 […]

York University announces 15 new York Research Chairs

York University announces 15 new York Research Chairs

Fifteen York University researchers have been named new York Research Chairs (YRC), an internal program that mirrors the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program which recognizes world-leading researchers in a variety of fields. “The York Research Chair program is an important complement to the Canada Research Chair program to advance our efforts to strengthen research […]

Two faculty members to receive honorific professorships

Two faculty members to receive honorific professorships

York University will honour two esteemed faculty members during its 2023 Spring Convocation with a Distinguished Research Professorship and a University Professorship. A Distinguished Research Professor is a member of faculty who has made outstanding contributions to the University through research and whose work is recognized within and outside of the University, and this year […]

Family creates award to honour a teacher who transformed lives

Family creates award to honour a teacher who transformed lives

For Savitri Ahuja, educating others was much more than a personal passion and rewarding career. Over the many decades she practiced in her birth country of India and adopted country of Canada, teaching was a compassionate act of service to humanity, her way to empower others to improve their circumstances and achieve their dreams. As […]

Associate Professor Sarah Barrett awarded 2022 Dean’s Research Impact Award

Associate Professor Sarah Barrett awarded 2022 Dean’s Research Impact Award

Associate professor Sarah Barrett is the recipient of the 2022 Faculty of Education Dean’s Research Impact Award awarded annually to a tenure stream member of the Faculty of Education in the Emerging and Established scholar streams, whose sustained programs of research displayed significant impact, broadly defined and relative to their career stage.