York Cares United Way Campaign kicks off Oct. 26

It’s that time of year again when the York University community comes together to support the United Way Greater Toronto, an organization that partners with 280 local agencies working to help vulnerable members of the community facing crisis with shelter, housing, literacy, food, social isolation, legal and health services.
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Project Commons offers innovative way to add experiential learning to courses

Launched by the York Capstone Network, the Project Commons makes it possible for faculty members to easily infuse their courses with interdisciplinary projects that are already linked to on- and off-campus partners.
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The York University Magazine’s Fall 2021 issue is online now

Available at, the Fall 2021 issue includes stories about Toronto’s medical officer of health, women breaking ground in the plant world, the pandemic’s impact on teens and much more.
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Faculty members can co-create community of practice on UN SDGs

Provostial Fellow Cheryl van Daalen-Smith is calling on faculty who are infusing the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their teaching, courses and classrooms.
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York professor’s book on Karl Marx will be the focus of an international conversation

The Last Years of Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography by Marcello Musto, professor of sociology in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, will be the subject of a virtual discussion hosted by the British Sociological Association on Oct. 25.
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Retirees give back to York U

The York University Retirees’ Association continued its work to raise funds for graduate student awards. Recently, members took part in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge.
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Glendon professor publishes book on new ways of understanding contemporary feminisms

A new book by Professor Jacinthe Michaud analyzes two types of feminisms – Québécois and Italian – that have never been compared.
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Take Our Kids to Work Day returns to York University, Nov. 3

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Take Our Kids to Work Day will take place virtually as a conference-style event, where students will be able to sign up and attend different sessions throughout the day based on their interests.
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Lassonde students meet top tech employers with the virtual Silicon Valley Tech Tour


A book launch for Living with HIV in Post-Crisis Times: Beyond the End Game, edited by Professor David A.B. Murray, takes place Oct. 21 at 1 p.m.

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Cognitive Science Speaker Series continues with talk on abstract thinking


Reminder: Students can help shape an inclusive community at York

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