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Teaching Commons hosts Record of Completion celebration

On Thursday December 4, 2014 the Teaching Commons Lounge was filled with laughter, warmth and celebration as twenty five new TAs were honoured for their commitment and dedication to teaching and learning at York University by earning a Junior Record of Completion Certificate in the inaugural Record of Completion celebration. The requirements to obtain this […]

Scholars Reception celebrates graduate research successes

More than 214 graduate students were honoured at this year’s Scholars Reception to celebrate in excess of $75 million in research funding awarded to York graduate students in major internal and external scholarship competitions between 2010 and 2014. Hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS), fellow colleagues, faculty members and York staff came out […]

Winter break events at York

The Winter Holiday Closure is fast approaching and this year York University will be closed from December 24, 2014 to January 2, 2015 with administrative offices re-opening and classes resuming on January 5, 2015. Many students may be wondering what to do during their time off. This year York International and the Office of the […]

FGS honours York’s 2014 Elia Scholars

They are York University’s cream of the crop. Out of more than 1,800 York doctoral students, three are selected annually to receive one of the university’s most prestigious awards, the Elia Scholarship. The Scholarship is valued at $30,000 per year renewable for up to four years of study at the doctoral level. This year’s scholars, […]

Chemistry PhD awarded Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship

Peter Liuni, chemistry graduate student in the Faculty of Science, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology for his overall academic excellence and research potential. Liuni’s work in protein dynamics is shedding light on the synergistic relationship between how proteins, and more specifically enzymes, move and function. “In a […]

York researchers awarded prestigious Banting Fellowships

Two researchers have been awarded prestigious Banting Fellowships. Jesus Bermejo Tirado is the recipient of a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Household Living Standards during the Severan Period.” He will develop a detailed social and economic portrait of households in six western provinces of the Roman Empire during the Severan period. His project is […]