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York U’s 8th President and Vice-Chancellor formally installed, sets out vision for the future

TORONTO, October 19, 2017 – York University’s eighth President and Vice-Chancellor, Rhonda L. Lenton, was formally installed at a moving ceremony during the first day of York’s Fall Convocation, yesterday. Together with Chancellor Gregory Sorbara and Board of Governors Chair Rick Waugh, President Lenton spoke the solemn oath of office. During her first formal address, […]

York U conference at Canada 150 to explore constitutional and governance challenges

TORONTO, September 28, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Campus is hosting Canada's Constitutional and Governance Challenges After 150 Years, a conference to explore the development of the country’s constitution in relation to economic stability, social justice and inclusion, globalization and climate change, on September 29 and 30. Scholars, community members and students will engage in […]

York U expert available on making education fun through technology

TORONTO, September 19, 2017 – Today’s kids are highly technology savvy, but they are often inclined to use technology just for entertainment, such as playing video games. Education can also be made entertaining and fun for this generation of children by integrating technology into learning, says Professor Jennifer Jenson in the Faculty of Education. She […]

York U education report recommends race-related data collection, transparency

TORONTO, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 – Student demographic data collected by the Ontario Ministry of Education should be leveraged to enhance student success through equity measures, a new report out of York University suggests. The report, commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Education and co-authored by Professor Carl James, recommends that race-related data be collected […]