E-Learning Strategies Focus Group - Dec 10

Dean Barbara Crow, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Sue Vail, Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning are seeking input into E-Learning strategies from our graduate students. The impact of integrating various forms of eLearning into the curriculum has been measured and it has shown a clear and positive impact on student recruitment, retention and satisfaction. Canadian […]

Iris Speaker Series: David Miller - Nations Talk. Cities Act

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012 Time: 4pm - 5:30pm Location: 103 Life Sciences Building Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities that comprise diverse residential, commercial and industrial activities. Increasing concern about climate change and energy security are driving the development of clean, efficient and sustainable energy solutions. Cities will shape […]

Marchessault wins Trudeau Fellowship prize

York University Professor Janine Marchessault has been awarded the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship prize from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. “York University was proud to learn that Professor Janine Marchessault was awarded the Trudeau Fellowship prize,” says Mamdouh Shoukri, president & vice-chancellor. “The Trudeau Fellowship is an incredible honour bestowed upon the finest thinkers who have […]

Got scholarship anxiety?

It’s scholarship season in graduate schools across Canada, and students are busy reading and writing pages and pages for their OGS, CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC applications. At York, it’s also the season for scholarship information sessions. The Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies, provides sessions each Fall to help our students be as competitive as […]


To celebrate York’s new declaration – “this is my time” – one current student could win free tuition for a year at York by sharing their vision for the future. Isaac De Souza’s vision is to help the first human land on Mars in 2027. Anuj Arora hopes to create stem-cell-based organs by 2028. Kelly […]

York gears up for Homecoming 2012

York University is gearing up for its biggest Homecoming celebration in years. Slated for the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 22, this year’s Homecoming is jam-packed with activities for the entire University community, including football, food trucks, lectures, tours and more. Kicking off the festivities on the night of Friday, Sept. 21 is the 2012 York […]

Monahan responds to Copyright ruling

Recently the Supreme Court of Canada issued decisions on five copyright appeals that relate to a range of copyright issues. These decisions broaden the Copyright Act’s fair dealing provision for materials copied while providing reasonable safeguards for the owners of those works. This has significant and positive implications for the copying practices at York University. […]