Ottawa/Toronto, ON, April 13, 2022 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and York University – joint partners in the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2023) – are excited to announce that the theme of the conference will be Reckonings and Re-Imaginings.
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Who is that? Kids find it more difficult than adults to recognize faces behind masks
TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2022 – Children are having difficulty recognizing faces that are partially covered by masks. This could potentially impact social interactions with peers and educators, as well as the ability to form important relationships, according to a new study led by York University.
Is violence against teachers being normalized?
Workplace violence against female elementary school teachers by some of their students is often dismissed or diminished despite serious injury and emotional harm, says the lead author of a new paper out of York University.
York’s Glendon Campus stepping up to help address shortage of FSL teachers
Thursday October 8, 2020, TORONTO – A new knowledge mobilization hub at York University’s bilingual Glendon Campus will help to meet the need for French as a second language (FSL) teachers at a time when they are in short supply. The Glendon Accelerator for Innovation and Best Practices in French Teaching will lead several new […]
Osgoode Hall Law School makes new investments in accessible legal education
TORONTO, September 27, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School at York University today announced substantial new investments in financial accessibility to ensure that a greater number of students are able to access legal education. Following on the heels of a $1 million investment in new financial aid funding in 2015 that allowed for the creation […]
York University applauds Ontario’s efforts to improve access to post-secondary education
TORONTO, February 25, 2016 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri applauds the Ontario government for its commitment to improving access to post-secondary education in this year’s Ontario budget. In presenting his 2016 provincial budget, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced the government will create a new upfront grant, the Ontario Student Grant, starting […]