Tag Archives: York University

Businesses and institutions must consider risk and ethical considerations of re-opening: York U expert

TORONTO, April 28, 2020 – Canadian provinces are creating frameworks to reopen their economies after several weeks of shutdown for non-essential services due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. What will businesses and institutions be required to consider as they develop plans to re-open, based on Ontario’s newly announced framework? “Businesses and organizations should be using […]

York U named a global leader in new Impact Rankings for the second consecutive year

TORONTO, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – This year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings place York University as a global leader when measured against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Overall, York placed 33rd out of 767 competing universities from around the world and achieved a top 100 spot in 15 of the […]

Media Advisory: TD Bank Group and York University will announce future of University’s TD Engagement Centre in the Jane-Finch Community

TD Bank Group and York University will announce future of University’s TD Engagement Centre in the Jane-Finch Community TORONTO, June 6, 2019 – Community leaders from Black Creek, York University and TD Bank will gather for an announcement at the TD Community Engagement Centre on Monday June 10, 2019. York University President Rhonda L Lenton […]

Motherhood conference returns to York University

International scholars will present at the fourth annual maternal health and wellbeing conference TORONTO, April 10, 2019 – From pregnancy complications to post-partum body image and weight stigma, maternal health and wellbeing are the focus of a four-day conference that will bring scholars from around the world to McLaughlin College at York University, April 11-14. The […]

York University applauds Canada’s talent budget

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton applauds the Government of Canada's 2019 Budget for its significant investment in work-integrated learning, an international education strategy, graduate research scholarships and life-long learning. These investments will ensure Canada remains competitive and a leader in the global economy. With two-thirds of all emerging […]

Simulated clients challenge conventional legal education practices

TORONTO, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 -- In what is one of the latest innovations in legal education, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School is training people from a variety of backgrounds to be simulated clients and help law students develop their client-facing skills. “Outside of law school clinics, it’s as close to the reality of […]