York U sports marketing expert available on Grey Cup

TORONTO, November 27, 2015 – On Sunday, Nov. 29, the Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa RedBlacks will clash for the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Canadian Football League (CFL) championship is sure to create fan frenzy not only at the venue and in sports bars across the country, but also for those watching the […]

Research on refugees’ resettlement experiences could improve policy and programming: York U Centre for Refugees

  The federal government’s decision to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February is an important first step in their resettlement but following their progress over the next five years may be more crucial to ensuring they successfully establish themselves in Canada, say researchers at York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS). “Integration […]

York U’s Rhonda Lenton wins Top 100 Most Powerful Women award

York University top executive joins community of Canada’s most iconic women leaders TORONTO, Nov. 25 – York University’s Rhonda Lenton, vice-president academic & provost, has been named one of this year’s top 100 most powerful women in Canada by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the incredible accomplishments […]

York University experts on refugees available for comment

  John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, is expected to announce this afternoon the details of the new Liberal government’s plan to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada. The following experts from York University are available for comment on the refugee story: Christina Clark-Kazak – Acting Director of York’s Centre for Refugee Studies, […]

York U Associate VP Research named AAAS Fellow

TORONTO, Nov. 23 – Associate Vice-President Research Sushanta Mitra has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Each year the Council elects members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its […]