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Statement by York University President and Vice-Chancellor on Tragic Death of a Member of the York Community

The York University community is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic bus accident last evening resulting  in the death of Radika Nankissoor, a valued member of York’s staff.  We extend our deepest sympathy to her family, friends and co-workers at this difficult time.  York University will  pay tribute to Ms. Nankissoor and her contributions […]

York University to host prestigious 2015 Canada Prizes Awards ceremony featuring keynote by M G Vassanji

TORONTO, December 9, 2014 – York University, in partnership with the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, is pleased to announce that it will host the 25th annual Canada Prizes Awards Ceremony on April 29, 2015 in the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. Celebrating the best Canadian scholarly books across all the […]

Significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth: York U study

Toronto, Dec. 5, 2014 – The number of children and youth treated for concussions in both emergency departments and physicians' offices in Ontario increased significantly between 2003 and 2010, with falls, hockey and skating injuries identified as the leading causes of pediatric concussion, according to a new joint study out of York University and the […]

York U congratulates Julia Foster on being named one of Canada’s most powerful women

TORONTO, November 26, 2014 – York University congratulates Julia Foster, Chair, Board of Governors, on today being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Powerful Women in 2014 by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). "Julia’s outstanding leadership in higher education, the arts and healthcare are making Canada a better place to live and work,” says York […]

York U space technology expert available to comment on Lunar One Kickstarter campaign for Moon mission

TORONTO, November 20, 2014 – York University Space Engineering Professor Ben Quine is available to speak to media about the Lunar Mission One Kickstarter campaign, which is hoping to raise funds to send an unmanned robotic landing module to the South Pole of the Moon – an area unexplored by previous missions. Quine can speak […]