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York University caps off “A Decade of Impact” with enrolment boost

TORONTO, Monday, June 12, 2017 – Today, York University released “A Decade of Impact”, a new report highlighting achievements of the past ten years, all pointing to the recent success revealed in the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) enrolment data with York a leader among Ontario universities. York’s President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri’s term winds […]

Ontario students celebrate Canada’s 150 at York U

TORONTO, Thursday, June 8 – Some 70 students from across the province will show how Canadian history impacts them this Saturday at York University as part of a special sesquicentennial Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will address the students and view their winning projects. The participating students, from […]

Media Advisory: Conference debates relevancy of Karl Marx in today's world

TORONTO, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Some preeminent scholars believe Karl Marx’s ideas resonate more strongly today than in his own time. They will debate the issues at an upcoming York University conference, Marx’s Capital after 150 Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism, May 24 to 26. The conference will bring together renowned sociologists, political […]

Osgoode Hall Law School conference explores “Crimes of the Powerful”

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 – A two-day conference at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, entitled "Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Conversation on Capitalism, Corporations and Crime," will bring together international and multidisciplinary experts on corporate crime to discuss what can be done to stop corporate abuses of power. The conference – which […]

Osgoode Hall Law School appoints two journalists in residence

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the appointment of two award-winning journalists in its inaugural Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Gail J. Cohen, former Editor-in-Chief of Thomson Reuters-owned Canadian Lawyer magazine and its family of publications, and Roxana Olivera, a Canadian investigative […]