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Best of YU 2022

Best of YU 2022

As we wrap up the year, we highlight our standout moments of positive change in 2022. #10 Enhanced opportunities for undergraduate research and success Fifty-five students from Science and across the University attended our annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference to present their summer research projects and network with their peers. The Faculty of Science also […]

Course for non-science majors focuses on understanding how everyday materials work

Course for non-science majors focuses on understanding how everyday materials work

Mysteries of Everyday Materials is an intriguing course offered by the Faculty of Science that teaches students about materials such as sunscreen and non-stick coatings. Ever since Ravinder Singh took the Faculty of Science course Mysteries of Everyday Materials (NATS1830), taught by Stephanie Domenikos, he has been a strong believer in wearing sunscreen. “I was […]

Department of Science, Technology & Society new courses foster discovery, expand career pathways

Department of Science, Technology & Society new courses foster discovery, expand career pathways

Courses in the Department of Science, Technology & Society (STS) have always been popular among science and non-science students. Now STS is offering a more diverse roster of courses and major and minor options, opening the world of science to more students from other disciplines. One of the newest courses, Science, Technology and Racial Social […]

New professors join Faculty of Science ranks

New professors join Faculty of Science ranks

New faculty members Kohitij Kar, Allysa Lumley, Daniela Monaldi, Gloria Orchard, Balint Radics, Kelly Ramsay, Sarah Rugheimer and Jennifer van Wijngaarden are joining the Faculty of Science. “It is my pleasure to welcome our new faculty members to the Faculty of Science,” said Dean of Science Rui Wang. “Our Faculty is committed to fostering scientific […]

New gifts support student learning in the Faculty of Science

New gifts support student learning in the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce more than $137,000 in new gifts from donors to support student scholarships and learning. The gifts will primarily support undergraduate and graduate students during their studies at York University. The following awards and funds have been created: The Hélène Massam Memorial Prize for Excellence in Statistics, created […]

Faculty hosts first in-person open house since start of pandemic

Faculty hosts first in-person open house since start of pandemic

On Saturday, May 14, the Faculty of Science hosted an in-person open house at the Life Sciences Building. It was the first time since 2019 that high school students could visit the campus to learn more about the Faculty of Science. Nearly 200 visitors, including students who received admission offers for 2022-2023 and their family […]

A message from Dean Wang on National Administrative Professionals Day

A message from Dean Wang on National Administrative Professionals Day

Dear Faculty of Science community, On this National Administrative Professionals Day, I would like to acknowledge and thank our administrative and support staff in the Faculty of Science for all that they do. Our dedicated, service-oriented administrative professionals provide essential support to faculty, researchers, staff and students – allowing our Faculty of Science community to […]

Science faculty, staff and student achievements celebrated at annual event

Science faculty, staff and student achievements celebrated at annual event

The Faculty of Science recently hosted its annual Honours & Awards Ceremony over Zoom to celebrate the students, staff and faculty members who had received awards and scholarships for their teaching and research excellence, academic achievements, and extracurricular involvement. The celebration recognized awards adjudicated from Sept. 1, 2020, to Aug. 31, 2021. More than 110 […]

Best of YU 2021

Best of YU 2021

As we look towards a new year, here are our 10 most memorable highlights from 2021: #10 Dean’s Special Advisory Board We launched our inaugural Dean’s Special Advisory Board to drive success and strengthen our collaboration with industry and community. FSc held a virtual public event to introduce board members to our community, including Board […]