York University's top student-athletes receive honours

York University's top academic student-athletes were honoured Nov. 24 at the Department of Athletics & Recreation's annual academic all-Canadian luncheon. York Lions athletes show off their awards The student-athletes, representing 27 Lions teams, were recognized for their achievements in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year. Academic all-Canadian awards are given to Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]

Faculty of Health honours six outstanding faculty members

  Left to right: Dean Harvey Skinner, Maggie Toplak, Tamara Daly, Michael Rotondi, Alison Macpherson, Karen Fergus, Monica Gola and Associate Dean Research Maz Fallah (image: Kamyar Mirzaei) On Nov. 4, six faculty members from the Faculty of Health were recognized with awards for outstanding contributions in the areas of research, teaching and service. Maggie […]

York U researchers list products expectant mothers should avoid during first trimester

Women in their first trimester of pregnancy should avoid certain cosmetics, cleaning agents and medicines to help protect the developing fetal brain from chemicals that can trigger autism, York University health researchers have found. Prenatal brain development undergoes constant changes and its normal functioning depends greatly on the presence of specific genes at any given […]

Find out what it's like to be a registered kinesiologist

Those interested in or on their way to becoming a registered kinesiologist will have an opportunity to explore options for after graduation at an event on campus, Oct. 15. Frederyck Franco Presented by Graduate Research Association of Students in Public Health (GRASP),The Emerging Role of Registered Kinesiologists in Health Care will run from 10:30am to […]

York University hosts Supplemental Instruction Retreat Day

York University hosted the fourth Canada Eastern Supplemental Instruction Retreat Day on Feb. 17. Institutions that sent representatives to the retreat were the University of Guelph, home to the Canadian Supplemental Instruction Office; University of Toronto campuses, Scarborough and Mississauga; OCAD University; Mohawk College; and University of Rochester, New York. The Supplemental Instruction (SI) model […]