York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada

The national, pan-University program is backed by $1.2 million from the RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch. The initiative is led by Professor Carl E. James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education.
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Guide to active screening and verification requirements

Before or when employees arrive on campus, they are required to confirm with their manager or the designated academic administrator within their unit that they have completed and cleared their screening through the YU Screen app.
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Heat motion 'sloshes' Pacific Ocean and shifts weather forecasts

New findings from York University scientists at the Lassonde School of Engineering suggest that a conveyer-like motion of heat across the equator in the Pacific Ocean may influence weather phenomena.
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FGS invites the community to Experience Grad York, Oct. 12 to 15

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is hosting a free, four-day virtual event showcasing the range of learning options that York has to offer.
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BHER Speaker Series kicks off with book launch

Building on the success of its inaugural speaker series, the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) Project will co-sponsor a second-annual virtual colloquium.
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York University Alumni Association announces Alumni Network of the Year

The York University Alumni Association has recognized the York University School of Public Policy and Administration Alumni Network as the inaugural Alumni Network of the Year.
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Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project comes to Osgoode


Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Professor Bonita Lawrence speaks to TVOntario about how Indigenous and Black communities can work together and be better allies to each other

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Nominations close Oct. 18 for York’s Top 30 Changemakers Under 30

The Top 30 Changemakers Under 30 program recognizes inspiring and diverse alumni who are driven to make a difference locally and globally. 
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Brain food: McLaughlin Lunch Talk Series serves up four events for October

McLaughlin College invites the York University community to listen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics during the popular Lunch Talk Series.
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October 6, 2021

12 to 2 p.m.
Film-Screening: The Changing Face of Iceland by Dr. Mark Terry

October 6, 2021

7 to 8:30 p.m.
Securing Black Futures: Initiatives and Partnerships of Canadian Universities to Advance the Educational and Career Success of Black Youth


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