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Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020

Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020

View the program PDF for "Informal Financial Markets: Now and Then. From pre-banking to Bitcoins, 21-01-2020 - 23-01-2020 at Umeå University." Dr. Hossein's keynote: "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations."

Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations to SOSC BUSO Associate Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein. She is an executive member on the board of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diaspora and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University. Read the notice on the International Association for Feminist Economics website. Read the Yfile article "Professor Caroline Shenaz […]

Congratulations! BUSO professor Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award

Congratulations! BUSO professor Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award

Congratulations to SOSC Associate Professor Darryl Reed - a leading Canadian authority on co-operatives, fair trade and sustainability - who also heads up two campus cooperatives. He is the program coordinator of the Department of Social Science's Business & Society program. Read more in YFile.

BUSO & IDS Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh

BUSO & IDS Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh

Hearty congratulations to SOSC Assistant Professor Nga Dao who is part of a major international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Ganges-Brahmaputra in Bangladesh. She is the sole Canadian researcher in this important study and is affiliated with the Department of Social Science's International Development Studies and Business & Society programs. Read more […]

BUSO student wins prestigious Killam Fellowship

BUSO student wins prestigious Killam Fellowship

BUSO student Semhar Berhe will take part in the Killam Fellowship Program, which allows undergraduate students from Canada and the United States to participate in a program of binational residential exchange. This program, administered by Fulbright Canada, is supported by an endowment from the American Killam Trusts, Global Affairs Canada, and the Foundation for Educational […]

BUSO student Jamar Grandison wins grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation!

BUSO student Jamar Grandison wins grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation!

Last fall, Durham based organization Black Physicians Of Tomorrow applied for a grant under the Youth Opportunities Fund (YOF), in the grassroots innovation stream; and was recently awarded funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Black Physicians of Tomorrow is an organization with the mission to grow the number of Black students who are applying to […]

2018 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award recipients announced

2018 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award recipients announced

This article originally appeared in yFile Five outstanding faculty members who have demonstrated innovative approaches to teaching will be honoured during the 2018 Spring Convocation Ceremonies with President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. This year’s recipients are: Professor Dan Palermo in the Lassonde School of Engineering; Professor Ruth Koleszar-Green in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Bridget Cauthery, a contract faculty […]

Business and Society student honoured with Mosaic Institute Award

Business and Society student honoured with Mosaic Institute Award

The Mosaic Institute’s Muldoon-Mosaic Bursary was awarded to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student Michelle Tracey N.O. Cobblah, who is majoring in Business and Society. The bursary provides $5,000 per year for four years of undergraduate studies, with a double disbursement of $10,000 in 2018. A gala event set the stage for the […]

Business and Society - A Critical Introduction

Business and Society - A Critical Introduction

Professors Kean Birch, Mark Peacock, Richard Wellen, Caroline Hossein, and Sonya Scott from York University with Alberto Salazar from Carleton University, have written an introductory book for Business and Society that is accessible and straightforward; ideal for undergraduate students. For more information, click here.