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EDITOR'S PICKS

Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

Ali Asgary, associate professor of disaster and emergency management in York University's School of Administrative Studies, has been running an annual emergency exercise training and is involved in field research on Vulcano Island in Italy alongside an international team organized and led by the University of Geneva.
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Changes coming to York University’s Health and Safety plan for winter term

In addition to the University's current practices of vaccination, enhanced ventilation and use of masks, this winter the community can expect to see some further enhancements including changes to YU Screen, a Care Ambassadors program and an increase in designated eating areas on both campuses.
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National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women, Dec. 6

On Monday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m., the York University community is invited to a virtual memorial ceremony to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and honour those lost to gender-based violence. The event will also provide an opportunity to reflect on a community-wide commitment to take action to end gender-based violence.
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LATEST NEWS

Professor Marcello Musto headlines 2021 Vico Lecture

The Vico Lecture, presented by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, returns virtually on Friday, Dec. 10 at 1:30 p.m. with leading Marx scholar and York University sociology Professor Marcello Musto.
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Canadian Writers in Person features Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty, Dec. 7

Don’t miss the next offering in the Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series, which continues Dec. 7 with a reading from Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty’s debut novel, Land-Water-Sky/Ndè–Tı–Yat’a (Fernwood Publishing, 2020).
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Senate synopsis is now available

The synopsis of the 680th meeting of the Senate of York University, held on Nov. 25 via Zoom, is now available.
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Call for nominations: President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards

The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning by York students. Nominations are due Jan. 28, 2022.
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SPOTLIGHT@YORK

UN SDGs essential to 2022 Academic Innovation Fund grant applications

THE SCOOP

Faculty of Education Professor Carl James was on TV Ontario's "The Agenda" to discuss a new York University initiative that could help address barriers faced by Black youth in high schools

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Reminder: Go Global SDGs in Action Student Challenge, call for faculty and student participants

York University’s Go Global SDGs in Action Student Challenge is seeking expressions of interest from faculty and students for an international experiential learning initiative focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

November 29, 2021

12 to 1 p.m.

Faculty Information Session on the SDGs in Action: Student Challenge

November 30, 2021

12 to 1:30 p.m.

Q-and-A with Black Graduate Students at York

TAKE NOTE

Keele Campus: Avoid slips, trips and falls during snowy weather and while working remotely

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YORK IN THE MEDIA

Click here for York U in the news: Markham Campus, CIBC Executive Leaders Awards and more

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