Tag Archives: Advancement

York U receives $2M from BMO Financial Group to educate future global policymakers

Donation to Glendon School of Public & International Affairs will help create BMO Financial Group GSPIA Directorship and support BMO Visiting Fellows TORONTO, May 16, 2017 – A $2 million gift from  BMO Financial Group to York University will be used to create academic leadership opportunities at the The Glendon School of Public and International […]

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 […]

Role-playing alien game to promote deep learning in new course, says York U instructor

TORONTO, May 4, 2016 – Having students role play characters in a multi-player, online science fiction game is one way to increase their critical thinking skills. That’s the idea behind a new course starting May 9 at York University that has students choosing their own game adventure. The first-year course – Reasoning about Morality and […]