Markham and York University celebrate milestone with newly named University Boulevard

MARKHAM, ON – October 15, 2021 – Today, Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti, together with President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Rhonda Lenton, celebrated another milestone en route to the opening of York University’s Markham Campus by officially unveiling University Boulevard. They were joined by members of Markham City Council. Located in Markham Centre, Markham’s growing downtown, […]

Canadian Jewish Literary Awards to celebrate winners in six categories

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2021 – The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards will celebrate six outstanding works in Jewish writing, in the categories of fiction, biography, poetry, children and youth, scholarship and Holocaust, Sunday, Oct. 17. Supported by the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University, the awards ceremony will be virtual this year, as in […]

Researchers discover a novel way muscle stem cells can divide 

Findings on role of p107 protein could have implications for studying cancer cell division TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2021 — Researchers at York University’s Stem Cell Research Group in the Faculty of Health have discovered that a protein called p107, functions as a key and fundamental component of the cellular metabolism network during cell division. Researchers […]

Osgoode Professional Development’s new entrance awards to support internationally trained students

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2021 – Osgoode Professional Development (OsgoodePD) is introducing two entrance awards — the OsgoodePD International Entrance Award of Excellence and the OsgoodePD International Entrance Award of Merit — to support internationally trained lawyers in their pursuit of legal education in Canada by joining Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. “A diverse […]