York University experts available for comment on climate change

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2015 − The upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (Nov. 30 to Dec. 11) aims to achieve a new international agreement that would keep global warming below 2°C. York University experts are available for comment on a variety of key issues including climate change and its environmental effects, the progress […]

Below the surface lies a hidden world

TORONTO, Nov. 20 – What’s below the surface of the water? York biology Professor Emeritus Norman Yan has teamed up with artist Lynda Lynn to provide a hint of what can be found in the fresh water lakes of Muskoka. The exhibit, Below the Surface – Our Hidden World, will be on exhibit in Bracebridge […]

York University Dance Innovations premieres 36 works

Thirty-six new works will debut in Dance Innovations: Strong/Light, a choreographic showcase of York University’s Department of Dance, running November 26 to 28. York’s rising young dance artists step into the spotlight with three distinctive programs of original choreography, presented in the McLean Performance Studio, 244 Accolade East Building on York’s Keele campus. Dance Innovations […]

Celebrated interdisciplinary performer, scholar Padma Subrahmanyam is the 2015 Shan & Jaya Chandrasekar Visiting Artist at York University

Internationally acclaimed South Asian classical dance artist and musician Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is the 2015 Shan and Jaya Chandrasekar Visiting Artist/Scholar at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. A dancer, choreographer, composer, singer, teacher, researcher, writer and Indologist, Subrahmanyam is one of India’s foremost artist-scholars. With a legendary performance career spanning […]

York University celebrates its outstanding alumni at 2015 Bryden Awards

TORONTO, Nov. 17 – York University’s annual Bryden Awards will celebrate four of its outstanding alumni on Thursday, Nov. 19 for achieving the extraordinary and making remarkable contributions to the university and the community. The four recipients are: Bruce Lourie (MES ’87), president, Ivey Foundation; Douglas Bergeron (BA ’83, Hon. LLD ’13), founder, chairman and […]

York University Partners with Government of Ontario: Project Aims to Enhance Data-Informed Decision Making

York University is partnering with the Government of Ontario‎ to conduct leading-edge research with the potential to transform educational programming and inform targeted approaches to addressing the needs of students. This research will take the form of a feasibility study into collecting additional province-wide‎ data to further inform understanding of student populations and school communities, […]

Two York professors receive prestigious SSHRC Impact Awards

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2015 – York University Professors Susan McGrath and Stephen Gaetz have been recognized for excellence in research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. McGrath and Gaetz are the recipients of the SSHRC’s prestigious Impact Awards. The awards were announced Nov. 16 at a special reception in Ottawa. “These […]