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York University to appeal recent copyright decision

Statement from Maureen Armstrong, General Counsel, York University “As many will know, in 2013 Access Copyright launched a lawsuit against York University and recently, the Federal Court issued its decision in the first phase of that litigation. The lawsuit followed changes to the Copyright Act and a series of Supreme Court of Canada decisions in […]

‘Why Should I Care’ dialogue to focus on guaranteed basic income, future of work

 TORONTO, July 14, 2017 – Earning a living based only on “paid work” could become a thing of the past —even within our lifetimes — according to York University Information Technology Professor Stephen Chen who sees a need for finding solutions to income loss in the “post-work” world. Chen joins Senator Art Eggleton and non-profit […]

Milky Way could be home to 100 billion 'failed stars'

TORONTO, July 6, 2017 –  Our galaxy could harbour some 100 billion brown dwarfs,  often described as “failed stars,” reveals new research by an international team of astronomers, including York University’s Ray Jayawardhana in the Faculty of Science. Brown dwarfs are objects intermediate in mass between stars and planets, with masses too low to sustain […]

York U receives $2M from BMO Financial Group to educate future global policymakers

Donation to Glendon School of Public & International Affairs will help create BMO Financial Group GSPIA Directorship and support BMO Visiting Fellows TORONTO, May 16, 2017 – A $2 million gift from  BMO Financial Group to York University will be used to create academic leadership opportunities at the The Glendon School of Public and International […]

Breaking down barriers: York U celebrates internationally educated professionals

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 — After arriving in Canada more than four years ago, marketing professional Olha Shmanko sent out many unsuccessful job applications. She couldn’t land a job in her own field because she either did not have Canadian experience or was over qualified. Today, she is well employed as a planning analyst in […]