06.12.2016 in Current News

Teacher candidates use drama to explore sustainability and global citizenship

Faculty of Education teacher candidates at the Regent Park site participated in a drama workshop in November to explore sustainability issues and global citizenship through a social justice lens.

06.12.2016 in Current News

York prof makes advances in hearing project for northern youth

York U Faculty of Education Professor Pam Millett belongs to a team of audiologists, educators and community members from Ontario and Nunavut that are making advances in the Better Hearing in Education for Northern Youth (BHENY) project.

05.12.2016 in Current News

Weekend wrap: Women's basketball Lions secure win over Thunderbirds

The York University Lions women’s basketball team etched its first tick in the win column with a 59-52 victory over the Algoma University Thunderbirds at the Tait McKenzie Centre on Friday night.

05.12.2016 in Current News

Speaker Linsey McGoey to explore research on wealth disparities

Guest speaker Linsey McGoey, University of Essex, will present a talk on Dec. 7 titled “The Elusive Rentier Rich: Piketty’s data Battles and the Power of Absent Evidence.” She will explore the popularity of Thomas Piketty’s research on wealth disparities.

05.12.2016 in Current News

York teacher candidates hear from experts on diverse and equitable classrooms

A panel discussion on “Supporting Teaching and Learning for Diverse and Equitable Classrooms in Ontario” delivered exciting insights to approximately 230 Faculty of Education teacher candidates on Nov. 24.

04.12.2016 in Current News

CHR introduces Race Inclusion & Supportive Environments working group

The Centre for Human Rights announces the creation of the Race Inclusion & Supportive Environments (RISE) working group at York. Comprised of staff, students and faculty, RISE aims to foster an inclusive environment on York’s campuses.

04.12.2016 in Current News

SPPA recognizes students, alumni, community partners for service

York University’s School of Public Policy & Administration held its annual Student, Alumni & Community Recognition Awards Dinner on Nov. 17 as a formal thank you to those who have helped to enrich the learning experience and extracurricular activities of students.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Call for nominations: President's University-Wide Teaching Awards

The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning by York students. Four awards are offered each year. Nominations are due Jan. 30, 2017.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Annual Michael Baptista Lecture explores the enduring legacy of Jamaica's 'Miss Lou'

University of the West Indies Professor Emerita Carolyn Cooper was the keynote speaker at the annual Michael Baptista Lecture on Nov. 3. Her lecture, titled “‘Disguise Up De English Language’: Louise Bennett’s Anansi Poetics,” articulated the importance of “Miss Lou” as a consolidating force in Jamaican culture.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Canadian author Helen Humphreys talks about redemption through the natural world

Helen Humphreys visited York on Nov. 15 as part of the Canadian Writers in Person program, to talk about her novel The Evening Chorus.

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