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President's University-Wide Teaching Award recipients exemplify excellence

President's University-Wide Teaching Award recipients exemplify excellence

Four exceptional York University faculty members who have demonstrated enthusiasm and innovative approaches to teaching have been named the recipients of the President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards (PUWTA). This year’s recipients are: Professor Paula Wilson in the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science; Michael Boni, an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology and […]

Faculty of Health welcomes seven new faculty members

Faculty of Health welcomes seven new faculty members

This story is published in YFile’s New Faces Feature Issue 2020, part one. Every September, YFile introduces and welcomes those joining the York University community, and those with new appointments. Watch for part two on Sept. 25. Seven new faculty members join the Faculty of Health at York University this fall, with appointments in Kinesiology & Health […]

NSERC awards grants totalling more than $9.1M to York researchers

NSERC awards grants totalling more than $9.1M to York researchers

Professors at York University have been awarded more than $9.1 million in funding from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through the Discovery Grants Program and the Discovery Accelerator Supplement Awards. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather […]

Passings: Gregory Malszecki

Passings: Gregory Malszecki

Gregory Malszecki, a longtime faculty member at York University, died at the age of 75 on July 6. Malszecki was a member of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at the University, where he taught for 40 years. He first joined York as a contract faculty member in 1979, where he was a course […]

Eighth Annual Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award recognizes 10 students

Eighth Annual Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award recognizes 10 students

Ten students at York University were recently honoured with the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award, which recognizes students’ contributions to the growth, development and vitality of the York University community through their leadership, enthusiasm and dedication. Now in its eighth year, the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award was created in honour of Robert […]

Meet the student recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards and Scholarships

Meet the student recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards and Scholarships

The York University Alumni Board has recognized four distinguished York students for their academic excellence and student leadership. We are proud to share the recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards and Scholarships, and their incredible academic journeys, below. Olivia Beltrano (BBA candidate ’24) – 2020 Harry W. Arthurs Alumni Families Entrance Scholarship recipient  Attending York […]

Murray G. Ross Award recipient describes undergraduate studies as 'rich academic experience'

Murray G. Ross Award recipient describes undergraduate studies as 'rich academic experience'

Along with earning a BSc (specialized honours) in the Kinesiology and Health Science Program, recent alumnus Aly Fawzy is also the recipient of York University’s Murray G. Ross Award, one of the highest honours for a graduating student. The award, which is typically presented during spring convocation, recognizes one student for outstanding academic excellence and […]

Class of 2020: Graduation messages, celebration videos and more for graduating students

Class of 2020: Graduation messages, celebration videos and more for graduating students

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, convocation at York University will look different this year. While there will be no in-person convocation ceremonies this spring, all graduating students will be invited to a future convocation ceremony once we are able to do so safely. In the meantime, York still wants to help graduating students recognize this […]

Researchers at York University receive funding for rapid research on COVID-19

Researchers at York University receive funding for rapid research on COVID-19

Three projects led by York University researchers have received almost $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to do rapid research over the next year related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the Rapid Research Funding projects was announced June 25. “We are delighted to learn of CIHR’s support for […]

Faculty of Health Professor Brad Meisner collaborated on a joint statement of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and the Canadian Journal on Aging about the response needed to understand the impact COVID-19 has on older adults and aging in Canada

Faculty of Health Professor Brad Meisner collaborated on a joint statement of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and the Canadian Journal on Aging about the response needed to understand the impact COVID-19 has on older adults and aging in Canada

Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Approaches Needed to Determine Impact of COVID-19 on Older Adults and Aging: CAG/ACG and CJA/RCV Joint Statement