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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 […]

York U Summer Institute to explore education, diversity and social outcomes at Canada 150

TORONTO, August 22, 2017 – York University is hosting the Faculty of Education Summer Institute (FESI) 2017 themed “Relationships to Canada 150: Paradoxes, Contradictions and Questions” on August 23 and 24 at the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building in York’s Keele Campus. Educators, teacher candidates, parents and community members attending the two-day conference will engage in […]

Film screening to mark historic Winnipeg run by Indigenous teenagers

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 – York University is hosting a film screening event in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the historic 800-km run by 10 Indigenous teenage boys to Winnipeg with the Pan Am Torch, in conjunction with the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG 2017) with several sport competitions taking place at York University […]

‘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 […]

York U expert available to discuss CERN’s sighting of ‘doubly charmed’ particle

TORONTO, Friday July 7, 2017 – The long theorized hadron particle Xicc++ was sighted during a Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists reported at a conference in Venice, Italy, yesterday. The finding of the new particle, containing two charm quarks and one up quark, is of […]