York University to announce new site for academic programming at IBM Markham on Wednesday

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2019 – York University will announce the launch of academic programming at IBM Canada’s Markham headquarters on Wednesday morning. The announcement is marking the first time York has offered academic courses in Markham, home to over 800 technology companies today. York University president and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton will speak at the event, along […]

Scientists set to start $10M project to create health diagnosis tool for bees

York University to develop ‘BeeCSI’ tool to help Canada’s rapidly declining honey bees TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – When Canada’s honey bees are thriving, they produce honey and pollinate valuable crops like blueberries, apples and hybrid canola seeds. But the health of honey bees is declining, with more than a quarter of honey bee colonies […]

International education gives students an edge in globalized job market, says York University expert

TORONTO, September 12, 2019 – Adjusting to university life can be particularly challenging for international students, whether straight from high school or after completing some post-secondary education. However, when they graduate, they have an edge in the globalized job market, according to York University Professor Thomas Klassen. “Parents and students know that employers place a […]

Statement from York University regarding the announcement of a joint Federal-Provincial MOU advancing l’Université de l’Ontario français/Déclaration de l’Université York à propos de l’annonce du protocole d’entente sur l’Université de l’Ontario français

English will follow « L’annonce du protocole d’entente sur l’Université de l’Ontario français (UOF) faite aujourd’hui est une grande réalisation pour les communautés francophones de l’Ontario et d’ailleurs. L’Université York et son campus Glendon félicitent les gouvernements provincial et fédéral pour cet engagement important de soutien financier qui fournira des ressources additionnelles pour l’éducation postsecondaire en […]

Scientists measure precise proton radius to help resolve decade-old puzzle

York University research confirms protons are smaller than expected  TORONTO, September 5, 2019 – York University researchers have made a precise measurement of the size of the proton – a crucial step towards solving a mystery that has preoccupied scientists around the world for the past decade. Scientists thought they knew the size of the […]