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York research collaboration to improve cybersecurity threat detection, mitigation

York research collaboration to improve cybersecurity threat detection, mitigation

York University’s Behaviour-Centric Cybersecurity Center (BCCC) is advancing leadership in cybersecurity by collaborating with cPacket – a network monitoring company – to tackle a major cybercrime threat. A significant challenge in cybercrime is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, in which cybercriminals flood an online server with internet traffic to prevent users from accessing […]

Professor Christina Sharpe named 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

Professor Christina Sharpe named 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded its prestigious fellowship to Christina Sharpe, a professor in York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the Department of Humanities. The Guggenheim Foundation is a beacon of excellence in supporting scholars, artists, and researchers in their endeavours […]

York hosts website preserving Canadian broadcasting history

York hosts website preserving Canadian broadcasting history

Following an agreement signed with the Canadian Communications Foundation (CCF), York University now hosts a one-of-a-kind website that documents information on a diverse variety of small, local radio stations and television stations in Canada from 1922 to the present. Over the past four years, former CCF member and communication and media studies Professor Anne MacLennan has been […]

SAS students shine at prestigious Canadian case competition

SAS students shine at prestigious Canadian case competition

Two School of Administrative Studies (SAS) students, and one alumnus, took top prizes at the 16th annual Canadian Marketing League (CML) – the largest marketing case competition in the country – which gives passionate marketing students the opportunity to demonstrate and gain real-world business experience. Formerly known as Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec, CML recently […]

York University program offers teaching practicum in Japan

York University program offers teaching practicum in Japan

York University’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate program offers students a unique experiential education opportunity: participate in an international teaching practicum in Japan, in partnership with Meiji University, where they can practice teaching in an English immersion program. Setting teachers up for success when they’re at the front of a classroom […]

LA&PS Professor Joshua Fogel Awarded SSHRC Connection Grant

LA&PS Professor Joshua Fogel Awarded SSHRC Connection Grant

Dr. Joshua Fogel was awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant for a project titled “Translation within a world of Chinese characters.” The aim of the project is to examine how people in the early modern and modern eras of East Asian history translated each other's works, and how interpretation (in a non-literary sense) was done. The aim […]

LA&PS programming excels in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject

LA&PS programming excels in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies plays an important role in enhancing the University's reputation among academics and employers, as demonstrated by April’s QS World University Rankings by Subject report. The QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The QS Ranking by Subject evaluates a […]

York researchers launch exhibit documenting Ontario’s wine history

York researchers launch exhibit documenting Ontario’s wine history

York University history Professor Marcel Martel and research assistant Alex Gagné have collaborated with the Archives of Ontario to launch a new online exhibit titled Wine Making in Ontario. Through images, maps and graphs, the exhibit surveys wine production in Ontario from 1866 to 1940. Martel and Gagné proposed the exhibit based on their surprising research findings of an active pre-Second […]

Twelve LA&PS researchers receive SSHRC funding

Twelve LA&PS researchers receive SSHRC funding

Researchers from York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) have received a combined $687,686 in funding from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), through a Connection Grant and Insight Development Grants in 2023, to pursue research initiatives in the areas of knowledge mobilization, artificial intelligence, feminism, environmental humanities and […]

Call for nominations: Ian Greene Award for Teaching Excellence

Call for nominations: Ian Greene Award for Teaching Excellence

The Ian Greene Award for Teaching Excellence is an annual, merit-based award given to one professor and one teaching assistant (TA) in York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and supporting their students. The award was created by former students of Professor Emeritus Ian Greene – […]