87-year-old Sri Lankan-born teacher completes master’s degree with research focus close to her heart — war and peace TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2021 – Varathaledchumy Shanmuganathan, known as Varatha, is among more than 4,000 resilient students — some young enough to be her grandchildren — who will celebrate their graduation during York University’s virtual fall convocation […]
TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2021 – Can the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) change the current trajectory of an increasingly warm planet? With COP26 coming up, several York University experts are available to weigh in on what needs to be done and whether there is a will to do it.
TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2021 – A collection of photos by Filipina nurses, personal support workers and in-home caregivers that capture everyday moments of struggle, while caring for the most vulnerable during the pandemic, will be on display at A Space Gallery in downtown Toronto, starting Oct. 20. “While they have been lauded as resilient heroes, […]
Funding to expand existing physical archive and establish a digital archive at York University TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2021 – York University will expand the Greek Canadian History Project thanks to a generous $1.4-million donation over five years from the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF). In recognition of this gift, the Greek Canadian History Project will receive a […]
TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2021 – York University experts on various topics — including those discussed by party leaders during the French- and English-language debates this week — are available for media interviews in the lead-up to election day: Professor Pat Armstrong in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is available […]
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.
TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2021 – The number of fire and rescue calls in the City of Vaughan dropped sharply during the first almost 10 months of COVID-19 compared to the previous three years, York University researchers have found.