York U Summer Institute to explore education, diversity and social outcomes at Canada 150

TORONTO, August 22, 2017 – York University is hosting the Faculty of Education Summer Institute (FESI) 2017 themed “Relationships to Canada 150: Paradoxes, Contradictions and Questions” on August 23 and 24 at the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building in York’s Keele Campus. Educators, teacher candidates, parents and community members attending the two-day conference will engage in […]

Incoming York U students to receive Schulich Leader Scholarships

TORONTO, August 22, 2017 ─ Two students will begin their studies at York University this fall with prestigious Schulich Leader scholarships, awarded annually to encourage promising scholars who are also active in their communities to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Nathan Stachow, recipient of a $100,000 Schulich Leader scholarship, will attend York’s […]

Aboriginal youth meet in Thunder Bay to discuss a more reflective, responsive justice system

TORONTO, Monday, August 21, 2017 – This week in Thunder Bay, more than 25 Aboriginal youth from across the province will gather to develop ideas for technology solutions that aim to improve youth access to justice in their communities in a way that is reflective of Aboriginal experiences and responsive to Aboriginal traditions. Funded by […]

York U's Lassonde School hosts undergraduate research conference

From the creation of custom camera filters (think instagram), simulation of Electric Transit Buses, to algorithms for early detection of epilepsy seizures, undergraduate students at York University's Lassonde School of Engineering will showcase their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference hosted at York University’s Bergeron Centre, tomorrow. This full day event will show case […]

Media Advisory: Talk to an expert about the solar eclipse; visit the York U Solar Fair

TORONTO, Monday, August 14, 2017 – Ask a York University expert about the upcoming solar eclipse now, and watch the event unfold later at York University’s Solar Fair on Monday, Aug. 21, where telescopes will be set up for viewing. Visitors will also be able to watch the path of the solar eclipse live on […]

York U, Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic announce partnership to provide enhanced counselling services

York University’s Sexual Violence Response Office is now partnering with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic to provide enhanced access to personal counselling services for community members who disclose or report sexual violence experienced while they have been registered and/or employed at York. “When it comes to supporting community members who have experienced sexual violence, we […]

York U research identifies effects of cognitive behaviour therapy on parents of children with autism

Study shows when parents are partners in therapy with children, they experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation TORONTO, August 1, 2017 – Parents of children with autism experience a greater impact from their child’s therapy than once thought, according to new research out of York University’s Faculty of Health. Jonathan Weiss, Associate Professor in […]