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Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Dean, Alice Hovorka, reappointed

Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Dean, Alice Hovorka, reappointed

Dr. Hovorka has provided outstanding leadership during her first term. She led the 2020 merger of the Faculty of Environmental Studies and the Department of Geography into the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change and inaugurated new governance structures that brought their respective norms and cultures into a new, integrated whole. 

York reaches world’s Top 35 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for meeting UN’s sustainable development goals

York reaches world’s Top 35 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for meeting UN’s sustainable development goals

York U has ranked 33 out of 1,406 post-secondary institutions, moving up 34 spots from its position at 67/1,117 last year. The impact ranking is influential as the United Nations assesses the performance of universities worldwide in meeting its sustainable development goals.

Call for applications: Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

Call for applications: Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships support up to four scholars annually, who self-identify as Black and/or Indigenous in their transition from earning a PhD to beginning a career. These positions are open to Black and Indigenous scholars seeking careers inside or outside of Academe, or both…

York University launches report on progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals

York University launches report on progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals

York University is marking the United Nations International Day of Education theme of "Changing Course" with the release of a dynamic new report and website documenting its progress toward the United Nations (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN Sustainable Development Goal Report is York University’s first annual progress report on the SDGs…