Tag Archives: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

York U disaster management and emergency response experts available

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 ─ As several communities in Eastern Canada are struggling to manage the impact of historic flooding in the region, York University experts are available to discuss emergency response, disaster management, recovery and evacuation. Jack L. Rozdilsky, associate professor of Disaster and Emergency Management in  the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional […]

York U experts available to comment on the 2019 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, Monday April 8, 2019 – York University experts are available to answer questions about how the 2019 provincial budget will impact the economy. Joanne Magee is an associate professor of income tax in the Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. Magee can comment on income tax law, tax policy for small business and low and […]

York University to host Canadian Jewish Literary Awards ceremony honouring eight outstanding works

TORONTO, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 – The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards is honouring eight outstanding books for 2018 at a ceremony hosted by York University, Oct. 14. At the event, book lovers will be treated to readings by authors of the winning works in categories including fiction, memoir/biography, poetry, history, scholarship, holocaust literature, and books […]

‘Why Should I Care’ dialogue to focus on guaranteed basic income, future of work

 TORONTO, July 14, 2017 – Earning a living based only on “paid work” could become a thing of the past —even within our lifetimes — according to York University Information Technology Professor Stephen Chen who sees a need for finding solutions to income loss in the “post-work” world. Chen joins Senator Art Eggleton and non-profit […]

Breaking down barriers: York U celebrates internationally educated professionals

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 — After arriving in Canada more than four years ago, marketing professional Olha Shmanko sent out many unsuccessful job applications. She couldn’t land a job in her own field because she either did not have Canadian experience or was over qualified. Today, she is well employed as a planning analyst in […]

York U hosts York Region science fair: bright young scientists in the spotlight

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 — If you are curious to know what worm poop can tell us about health food, or whether math homework is bad for your health, come chat with budding scientists eager to talk about their experiments, innovations and results at York University, during the York Region Science & Technology Fair (YRSTF) […]