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Announcing York University's Action Plan on Black Inclusion

Today, York University launches its Action Plan on Black Inclusion: A Living Document for Action. The document outlines a series of strong and accountable commitments and is informed by input received from the community. 
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Announcement of the retirement of the vice-provost, students

After a long career and history with York University, including time as a student, Lucy Fromowitz, vice-provost, students, will be retiring from her role at York University. She will remain in her role through to June 30, 2022. 
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York invests more than $3.5M to support interdisciplinary research clusters

York University is funding new and groundbreaking research through the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters program. Seven proposals will receive $150,000 per year over three years. An additional six other proposals will receive $75,000 for one year.
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LATEST NEWS

York University’s social procurement program in full swing at Markham Campus

Social procurement seeks to increase community benefit by being intentional about how an organization buys its goods and services. Effort is made to consider vendors from the local community to provide opportunities to participate in the construction of Markham Campus. 
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Clinical Nurse Specialist Association of Canada elects Prof. Elsabeth Jensen as president

York University Associate Professor Elsabeth Jensen has been elected president of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Association of Canada.
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Conference will focus on international mobility in the ‘new normal’

The Sustainable on the Go: Sustainability and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference, slated for Jan. 24, 2022, will deepen understanding on sustainable and inclusive internationalization in higher education.
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Learn about the benefits of video games at the next Scholars’ Hub @ Home event

For the Dec. 8 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series, Alison Harvey, an assistant professor of communications at York University’s Glendon Campus, will host a discussion titled “Video gaming for good: Play in the pandemic.”
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McLaughlin College commemorates Human Rights Day

Since its inception in 1948, Human Rights Day is observed every year on Dec. 10 – the day the adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s Human Rights Day theme is “EQUALITY - Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights.”
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Students: Apply for winter 2022 YCAR awards now

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) is now accepting applications for student awards offered in the Winter 2022 term. Applications are due on Feb. 8, 2022
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THE SCOOP

Professor Steven Hoffman discusses whether more rigorous studies are needed to determine the best restrictions in the midst of the Omicron variant in the journal Nature

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