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York improves in several categories in Maclean’s 2022 University Rankings

York improves in several categories in Maclean’s 2022 University Rankings

Right The Future is more than mere words; it reflects how our students, faculty, instructors and staff come together every day, sharing their knowledge, experience and skills to drive positive change in our local and global communities. What we do is who we are. And now, thanks to the collective effort of many, others are […]

Announcement of deputy provost, Markham Campus

Announcement of deputy provost, Markham Campus

The following message to the University community is from York President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton and Provost and Vice-President Academic Lisa Philipps: We are delighted to announce that the search for the deputy provost to lead our Markham Campus realization has reached a successful conclusion. This is an important and exciting time in York’s […]

Learning for a Sustainable Future youth program garners top Clean50 award

Learning for a Sustainable Future youth program garners top Clean50 award

The Virtual Climate Change Youth Forums offered by Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF), a Canadian charity located at York University, empower learners in a warming world and encourage youth to take action on the climate. LSF’s Virtual Climate Change Youth Forums program has been named a recipient of Canada’s Clean50 Top Project award. The […]

Schulich Executive Education Centre and Scale AI form training partnership

Schulich Executive Education Centre and Scale AI form training partnership

Scale AI, an Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Supercluster, will fund eligible Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) participants who enrol in the Masters Certificate in Analytics for Leaders program with a total grant of approximately $200,000 in the first year. This is Scale AI’s first partnership with SEEC, a unit of the Schulich School of […]

Announcement of the appointment of dean, Schulich School of Business

Announcement of the appointment of dean, Schulich School of Business

The following is a message to the community from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton. Dear colleagues, I am delighted to inform colleagues in the Schulich School of Business (SSB) and across the York University community that the search for the next dean of the Schulich School of Business has reached a successful […]

Call for nominations for the President’s Research Awards

Call for nominations for the President’s Research Awards

The Senate Committee on Awards invites current or emeritus tenure-stream faculty members to nominate colleagues for the President’s Research Excellence Awards. As introduced in 2018-19, there are two disciplinary clusters for the President’s Emerging Research Leadership Award and the President’s Research Excellence Award: 1) Engineering, Science, Technology, Health and Biomedicine, and 2) Social Sciences, Art […]

Buzz-worthy virtual conference devoted to bees

Buzz-worthy virtual conference devoted to bees

This year’s BeeCon will explore the effects of human-driven landscape disturbance on wild bee communities, the development of diagnostic tools for neonicotinoid exposure, altruistic and selfish aggression in honey bees and more. BeeCon is a free, annual, now virtual, bee conference running Oct. 15 and 16 that brings local, national and international bee biologists together to discuss bees, their […]

Research-based exhibit on vaccination features panel discussions with York experts

Research-based exhibit on vaccination features panel discussions with York experts

York University faculty members and graduate students will participate in an exciting series of panel discussions running this fall as part of <Immune Nations>, an evidence-based exhibition about the constructive role that art can play in public discourse around life-saving vaccines. <Immune Nations> is the first multi-year research-based exhibition to specifically address the issue of vaccination from […]

York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada

York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada

The national, pan-university program is backed by $1.2 million from the RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch. The initiative is led by Professor Carl E. James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education. York University is launching a three-year initiative to enhance the representation of Black youth at universities […]

Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project comes to Osgoode

Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project comes to Osgoode

Osgoode Hall Law School at York University is the new home to Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project. Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project is a private-bar driven collaborative initiative that will now live under the mantle and care of the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution and the Osgoode Mediation Clinic (OMC), two organizations closely tied in both […]