Tag Archives: Allan Carswell

Students set to do “galaxy hunting” on largest telescope at a Canadian university

Media invited to experience York University’s new $1M telescope before public opening  TORONTO, September 30, 2019 – York University is expanding its foothold in astronomy with a shiny new one-metre, custom telescope which boasts the most powerful optical performance ever experienced at a university campus in Canada. For students, astronomers and members of the public, […]

Media Advisory: Gift to reveal night skies to students, community

TORONTO, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – Build it and they will come. Expected to be the largest telescope situated on any Canadian university campus, once in place, it will open the night skies for students, faculty and the wider community. Media are invited to learn more about the future new telescope, the generous gift that […]

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 […]