Tag Archives: LAPS

Could Trump's rollback of protections for transgender students have impact in Canada?

  Media Expert Advisory: York U expert available to comment on Trump Administration rollback of Obama guidelines on transgender washrooms TORONTO, February 23, 2017 –The Trump administration has rolled back federal protections for transgender students that would allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. The protections implemented under the Obama administration […]

York U Students, faculty and alumni drive important name change: Bachelor of Administrative Studies officially renamed Bachelor of Commerce

  TORONTO, November 22, 2016 – The Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) degree offered by York University’s School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS) since the 1970s has been officially renamed as a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree. Students will now be able to receive a BCom degree beginning in 2018. […]

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 […]

York University expert available on diverse, gender-equal cabinet

TORONTO, November 4, 2015 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just announced his cabinet, which has significant representation from minorities – women and ethnic diversity. York University Professor Ananya Mukherjee-Reed,  dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, is available to speak to this significant change from the previous government. York University is known […]

York U experts available for comment on federal and provincial budgets

Toronto, April 21, 2015 – York University experts are available to comment on Federal Budget 2015 as Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver presents it today. The experts are also available for media interviews to discuss Ontario’s 2015 Budget, to be presented by Finance Minister Charles Sousa April 23. Robert Drummond, professor emeritus of political science […]