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The Lassonde School of Engineering announces transformative industry partnership

TORONTO, September 21, 2018 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton and Interim Dean of York’s Lassonde School of Engineering, Richard Hornsey, will announce a partnership with a leading industry partner to bring a new model of experiential learning for undergraduate computer science degree students this fall. It is the first of its kind in […]

York U hosts public lecture by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) International President on Humanitarianism and Global Health

TORONTO, ON, September 13, 2018 – At a time when there are increasing attacks on humanitarian sites, pandemics and an unprecedented number of refugees globally, humanitarian and global health organizations continue to face challenges in providing and responsibly allocating resources for assistance. On September 18, 2018, at 7 p.m., special guest lecturer International President of […]

Media Advisory: York University to host live feed of national Canadian Space Agency initiative announcement

 TORONTO, May 3, 2018 – Media are invited to attend a special national announcement by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) tomorrow, Friday May 4, 2018. CSA astronaut Jennifer Sidey will unveil the university research teams that have been selected to participate in a new national student space initiative. The main event will be hosted at […]

Creative industries’ leading companies look to Schulich School of Business students to navigate complex challenges

Creative industries’ leading companies look to Schulich School of Business students to navigate complex challenges and grow their business  TORONTO, January 25, 2018 - In a time of rapid advances in technology, evolving media consumption and consumers demanding more engaging, immersive experiences, companies are seeking top talent to help analyse issues and develop sound solutions […]

Major new collaboration on vaccine research to be announced at York University

TORONTO, Monday, January 22, 2018 – Details of a major new research initiative between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Sanofi and York University will be announced on Tuesday morning. The research program will address many challenges faced in developing and targeting vaccines in the most efficient and effective way to combat […]

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) […]