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SAS Prof. Ufodike one of two recipients of $1m support for gender and race equality research

SAS Prof. Ufodike one of two recipients of $1m support for gender and race equality research

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) awarded funding to Akolisa Ufodike and Andrea Emberly for the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative to fund community-led research partnerships grounded in the lived experience of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups that analyze the causes of systemic racism and discrimination. The initiative encourages intersectionality – a term coined by African-American […]

BDEM student awarded prestigious Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship

BDEM student awarded prestigious Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship

Tiana Putric, a fourth-year Disaster & Emergency Management student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) has been awarded the Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship, a bi-national exchange for exceptional undergraduate students in Canada and the United States. Putric is one of 16 Canadian students chosen to participate in the prestigious program that aims to […]

SAS alumna donates $25,000 toward advancing women in higher education

SAS alumna donates $25,000 toward advancing women in higher education

York University bachelor of commerce alumna Lucy Iacovelli is supporting female students at the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) with a $25,000 donation to the Advancing YU program’s mentoring stream, Advancing Women Students program.   This donation will provide 25 Advancing YU participants with $1,000 in financial support to help lift economic barriers that often […]

Four SAS alumni recognized as part of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

Four SAS alumni recognized as part of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

York University has announced its list of Top 30 Alumni Under 30. The remarkable group of civically engaged young leaders are tackling complex societal challenges in a world facing a convergence of unprecedented trials, all before the age of 30. Four School of Administrative Studies alumni were recognized as part of this year’s outstanding alumni […]

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node, a York University program, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees is pleased to welcome Brien Convery, Director Talent Acquisitions and Employee Experience, Aecon Group Inc., for its inaugural Office Hour talk, “Networking for Success” on March 29, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Convery’s talk will equip you with knowledge on how to: […]

Webinar considers how artificial intelligence can be used to tackle COVID-19 inequities

Webinar considers how artificial intelligence can be used to tackle COVID-19 inequities

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help tackle inequities that contribute to a higher risk of the most vulnerable contracting the SARS-CoV-2 virus and dying of COVID-19, but York University researchers say the right data is crucial for that to happen. A webinar planned for Thursday, Feb. 3 will provide insights on systemic vulnerability challenges. Vulnerable people are often […]

Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

Over the past decade, Ali Asgary, associate professor of disaster and emergency management in York University’s School of Administrative Studies, has been running an annual emergency exercise training and is involved in field research on Vulcano Island in Italy alongside an international team organized and led by the University of Geneva. Most recently, the team […]

SAS welcomes new Faculty members

SAS welcomes new Faculty members

The School of Administrative Studies is delighted to welcome three faculty members as of July 1, 2021.  Sunwoo T. Lee (Finance Area) Sunwoo T. Lee completed her PhD in consumer sciences from Ohio State University. She received a BSc in consumer sciences and business administration, and an MSc in consumer sciences from Seoul National University. Her research interests include household economics, financial […]

DEM student takes third place in Global Ethics Day Video Competition

DEM student takes third place in Global Ethics Day Video Competition

A third-year undergraduate student in York University's Disaster & Emergency Management program, in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has won third place in an emergency management video competition. Jonathan Waldman's video was selected as one of the top three entries for the Global Ethics Day Video Competition, which asked for submissions of videos […]