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York University unveils its Top 10 list: Best of 2016

TORONTO, December 21, 2016 - From groundbreaking research announcements to progressive new campuses, York University is on a positive trajectory and making a significant impact locally and globally.  The past year produced more than its share of memorable moments—including landmark investments in research, pioneering technology and recognition of York University’s programs on a world stage. […]

York U experts available for comment on Hurricane Matthew Impact

Hurricane Matthew has lashed the coast of Florida, caused coastal damage to South Carolina and continues to cause substantial damage. York University has experts available to comment on disaster and emergency management, evacuation of residents and recovery from this dangerous natural disaster. Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky, Associate Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management in the […]

Young Muslim women from slums impact India’s globalization: York U study

TORONTO, January 20, 2015 — Muslim women and girls living in the slums of Kolkota are at the forefront of India’s globalization process says York University researcher Kabita Chakraborty in her new book, launched Tuesday. In her book, Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture (published by Routledge), Chakraborty explores how they contribute […]