Tag Archives: York U

Breaking down barriers: York U celebrates internationally educated professionals

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 — After arriving in Canada more than four years ago, marketing professional Olha Shmanko sent out many unsuccessful job applications. She couldn’t land a job in her own field because she either did not have Canadian experience or was over qualified. Today, she is well employed as a planning analyst in […]

York U hosts York Region science fair: bright young scientists in the spotlight

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 — If you are curious to know what worm poop can tell us about health food, or whether math homework is bad for your health, come chat with budding scientists eager to talk about their experiments, innovations and results at York University, during the York Region Science & Technology Fair (YRSTF) […]

York U’s “Glendon Global Debates” series: CETA and the Canada-EU trade relationship

TORONTO, March 20, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Global Debates series hosts a discussion on the trade relationship between Canada and the European Union (EU), reviewing the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement (CETA), on Thursday, March 23 at the Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus. This is the third debate in the series, titled “A New […]

Storm simulation event to reveal real-life roles for youths in disaster risk management

TORONTO, March 6, 2017 − When the town of “Resilientville” floods on Wednesday afternoon, young people from across Toronto will be on hand to help. By role-playing in simulations of severe flooding events, they will explore how Canadians can better prepare for major storms as Canada’s climate warms. They will also demonstrate how young people […]

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 […]

York U experts available to comment on impact of a Trump Presidency for Canada, NAFTA, TPP

Donald Trump’s stunning victory in yesterday’s American election has Canadians talking about how to speak to their kids about the results, what to expect for our economy and how it happened. The following York University experts are available for comment: Carl James, Professor in York University Faculty of Education, an expert in education, race, racism […]