BIOSA Technologies wins top startup award for entrepreneurs

York University’s LaunchYU program recognizes Markham-based company TORONTO, January 20, 2020 – A startup bio-technology company that has found an innovative way to boost the quality of production in various industries, from paint and textile to winemaking and water filtration, has taken the top prize in an annual competition for entrepreneurs. BIOSA Technologies was one […]

York University’s new procurement policy to benefit local communities

TORONTO, January 16, 2020 – York University has adopted a Social Procurement Policy designed to increase equity in the university’s procurement processes and positively impact local communities. The new policy, approved by the Board of Governors late last year, makes York one of the first universities in Canada to have a Social Procurement Policy. York’s […]

Is the “Kim Kardashian” influencer trend dying?

York University expert is available to explain the trend of ordinary people as influencers TORONTO, January 13, 2020 – Celebrity influencer marketing is shrinking in favour of regular people endorsing brands to their social media audiences, says Mangala Rao-D’Sa, an influencer marketing expert in York’s School of Continuing Studies. D’Sa, who is an instructor in […]

Statement from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton regarding the tragic loss of York student in Iranian plane crash

January 8, 2020 - Today, York University mourns the loss of one of our students aboard the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed this morning near Tehran. On behalf of the York community, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the student killed in this tragic event. We are reaching out […]