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Osgoode Hall Law School announces Journalist in Residence Program

TORONTO, January 30, 2017 – As debates about the future of media and journalism intensify, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the establishment of a new Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Applications from broadcast, print, digital and multimedia journalists are being accepted until Friday, March 24, 2017 […]

Scat sniffer dogs tell York U researchers a lot about endangered lizards

TORONTO, January 31, 2017 – Dogs can be trained to find almost anything (people, drugs, weapons, poached ivory) but one York University researcher had them detect something a little unusual – the scat of endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizards. The scat detection dogs helped biology PhD student Alex Filazzola discover not only scat, but the importance […]

Media Advisory: Summit focuses on economic strategies for underserved communities

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – Creating strategies and opportunities for Canada’s disadvantaged and underserved communities, including youth, is the goal of a summit at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School this Thursday and Friday. The Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 will explore strategies and initiatives to remove barriers to inclusion. What: Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 Who: […]

Summit aims to improve economic well-being and quality of life for disadvantaged

TORONTO, January 19, 2017 – York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will be the venue this month for an important two-day event  – the Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 – that will explore local, regional and national economic development issues in Canada and how to remove barriers to inclusion. The Creating Opportunities Summit, which will run […]

Theatre @ York explores longing, loss and self-identity with Three Sisters and The Yellow Wallpaper

TORONTO, January 16, 2017 – Theatre @ York launches its new Foster Studio Series with two plays that tap into the theme of Extraordinary Lives: Difference and Ability to explore longing, loss and self-identity. The world premiere of a new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, directed by Matthew Earnest, and Anton Chekhov’s […]