Tag Archives: York University

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 to celebrate bridging program graduates ready to make more of their global experience

TORONTO, March 24, 2017 – Recent graduates of York University’s Bridging Program for International Education Professionals (IEPs) will be celebrated at a ceremony on Monday, March 27, followed by a reception at the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Keele campus . More than 60 graduates will receive program certificates in business, technology and human […]

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 […]

Osgoode and CIGI announce new partnership in fostering innovation

TORONTO, February 23, 2017 – IP Osgoode, the celebrated intellectual property law and technology program at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, and the International Law Research Program (ILRP) at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) today announced a partnership to expand a student-focused innovation initiative to assist start-up companies, entrepreneurs and inventors with […]

York U, IBM Canada announce Canada’s first academic-industry partnership in disaster and emergency management

TORONTO, February 22, 2017 – Flooding, hurricanes, global warming and terrorism are all disasters and emergencies that can be effectively managed – and in some cases mitigated – through good planning and response. York University is the first in Canada to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in emergency management, and now thanks to a new […]

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 […]