York U research explains why global responses to pandemics are too slow

Outbreaks during holiday periods and summer may be deadly  TORONTO, Friday, January 19, 2018 – New research shows that political dilly-dallying delays global responses to emerging pandemics more than poor surveillance capacity. Steven J. Hoffman, professor in the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School and his colleague […]

Theatre @ York features English language premiere of Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast

The 2017-18 season is dedicated to “Worlds of Exile”. TORONTO, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 – Theatre @ York’s 2017-18 season, dedicated to “Worlds of Exile,” features a subversive take on German playwright Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast, translated by Birgit Schreyer Duarte and directed by Keira Loughran. This compelling exploration of uncommon elements of the refugee […]

York U experts available to discuss racism in Canadian universities

TORONTO, Friday, January 12, 2018 – It is a myth that racism doesn’t exist in Canadian universities, say York University equity and diversity scholars. The reality is, despite diversity initiatives in their respective institutions, racialized and Indigenous faculty members are yet to see changes in everyday working conditions, they concluded in a recent study led […]

Lawyers support Guatemalan colleague in fight against Canadian silver mine

Osgoode Professor Shin Imai is available to discuss why Canadian lawyers are pressuring the federal government to help ensure the safety of a Guatemalan colleague TORONTO, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 – Canadian lawyers and international organizations are asking the Canadian and Guatemalan governments to ensure the safety of Guatemalan lawyer Rafael Maldonado in a fight […]

A Message from President Lenton on the Shermans

I am deeply saddened to share with the York University community the news that longtime member of our Board of Governors Honey Sherman and her husband, Barry, have died. At this time, we do not have further details related to their passing. Honey has been a member of the York University Board of Governors since […]