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LA&PS celebrates 2022 DARE recipients; SAS students among awardees

LA&PS celebrates 2022 DARE recipients; SAS students among awardees

The fifth annual  Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) winners were recognized in a special celebration by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Thirty-eight recipients showcased their exceptional work completed over the summer under the leadership of LA&PS professors. “It’s so wonderful to be able to celebrate student achievements in person once again,” […]

Ali Asgary, an associate professor of disaster and emergency management, talks to Scientific American about what do in the event you are caught in a dangerous crowd surge

Ali Asgary, an associate professor of disaster and emergency management, talks to Scientific American about what do in the event you are caught in a dangerous crowd surge

DEM Associate Professor Ali Asgary was quoted in a Scientific American article, “What to Do if You’re Trapped in a Surging Crowd,” where he discussed crowd management following Seoul’s deadly crowd crush on October 29. “In a situation like this, it is hard to say exactly what went wrong. There are typically investigations planned and […]

DEM Prof. Bogdan co-authors paper on building connects in emergency management

DEM Prof. Bogdan co-authors paper on building connects in emergency management

Disaster & Emergency Management Assistant Professor Evalyna Bogdan has co-authored a research paper, “Building new relationships and connections in emergency management: The role of social work practitioners and human service professionals in disaster recovery,” in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Management. “Spurred by the climate crisis, disasters are growing in frequency and severity around the […]

SAS Prof. Richard Leblanc weighs in on Hockey Canada and the long road ahead for the organization

SAS Prof. Richard Leblanc weighs in on Hockey Canada and the long road ahead for the organization

School of Administrative Studies professor Richard Leblanc was quoted in a Global News article, “Hockey Canada faces ‘long road ahead’ as organization seeks new leadership“, where he discussed the organizational changes that are coming for Hockey Canada as it seeks a new direction and ways to enact necessary reforms. “It’s a long road ahead. A […]

DEM Prof. Bogdan co-authors paper on how game-based learning of flooding enhances flood resilience

DEM Prof. Bogdan co-authors paper on how game-based learning of flooding enhances flood resilience

Disaster & Emergency Management Assistant Professor Evalyna Bogdan has co-authored a research paper, “A Serious Role-Playing Game as a Pedagogical Innovation to Strengthen Flood Resilience,” in IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. According to the article’s abstract, it discusses how flooding, a global emergency concern, has “prompted the development of innovative approaches to flood resilience”, that […]

SAS student and SHRM Professor co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

SAS student and SHRM Professor co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

School of Human Resources Management Professor Duygu Biricik Gulseren and School of Administrative Studies student Zanta Yee Fong, have published an article in Psychology Today titled, “Social-Media Content Creation and the Threat of Cyberaggression,” discussing their research on how content creators can be susceptible to cyberaggression. “Online content creation is a growing type of gig […]

SAS Professor Leblanc weighs in on the importance of term limits for school board trustees

SAS Professor Leblanc weighs in on the importance of term limits for school board trustees

School of Administrative Studies Professor Richard Leblanc was featured in a Hamilton Spectator article titled, “‘It’s time for a change’: Pat Daly finally has some competition in the upcoming municipal election”. The article discusses how there is new competition against long-serving school board trustees in an upcoming municipal election. “There are institutional advantages to long-serving […]

SAS student recipient of Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

SAS student recipient of Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

Ten York University students were honoured with the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award, recognizing their leadership at York University and their contributions to the growth, development and vitality of the York community. School of Administrative Studies student Gurkamal Aujla was among the recipients. Aujla is in the BCom, Marketing Stream. During her time at York, […]

DEM graduate receives 2022 Alumni Award

DEM graduate receives 2022 Alumni Award

The York University Alumni Board recognized four distinguished York students with 2022 Alumni Awards and Scholarships for their academic excellence and leadership. Tiana Putric, a School of Administrative Studies graduate, was among those honoured. Alumni Golden GRADitude Award The Alumni Golden GRADitude Award recognizes graduating students who leave York University a better place thanks to […]

Professors Asgary and Solis co-publish distributed simulation paper addressing COVID-19 in an ICU

Professors Asgary and Solis co-publish distributed simulation paper addressing COVID-19 in an ICU

Two professors of York University’s School of Administrative Studies (SAS), Ali Asgary and Adriano O. Solis, along with Jalal Possik, until recently a postdoctoral research associate at SAS, and a team of co-researchers based in Canada and France, have co-authored a paper entitled “An Agent-Based Modeling and Virtual Reality Application Using Distributed Simulation: Case of […]