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York U hosts Inclusion Day event: “The relationship between post-secondary institutions and Truth and Reconciliation”

TORONTO, January 26, 2017 – York University is hosting a symposium to explore the relationship between post-secondary educational institutions and Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, January 27. The event, which will also discuss Canada’s Syrian refugee resettlement efforts, marks York University’s eighth annual Inclusion Day celebrations. President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will welcome the participants […]

Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes by international team led by York U researcher

TORONTO, January 24, 2017 – An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar. “Regular exercise can help individuals with diabetes to achieve their blood lipid, body composition, fitness […]

York University celebrates Canada 150@York with 40 signature events

TORONTO, January 9, 2017 − York University will celebrate “Canada 150” throughout 2017 with unique educational events that showcase everything from debates to dancing. A total of 40 projects have been selected to receive $400,000 in funding from the University. Rhonda Lenton, Vice-President Academic and Provost, announced the projects recently: “We had an overwhelmingly positive […]

York University unveils its Top 10 list: Best of 2016

TORONTO, December 21, 2016 - From groundbreaking research announcements to progressive new campuses, York University is on a positive trajectory and making a significant impact locally and globally.  The past year produced more than its share of memorable moments—including landmark investments in research, pioneering technology and recognition of York University’s programs on a world stage. […]

Media Advisory: York University hosts National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

TORONTO, December 2, 2016 – York University in collaboration with the Lassonde School of Engineering will observe a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.  This year, the York Federation of Students, with the support of York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri, initiated a 14-panelled mural of remembrance, […]

York University announces “game-changing” $2M gift for music education partnership

 TORONTO, November 17, 2016 – York University and the Regent Park School of Music (RPSM) will establish a new research chair in music education, and develop a new partnership through a $2 million gift from the Carswell Family Foundation (CFF). York professor emeritus Allan Carswell announced the donation at an event held at York University on […]