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Significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth, according to recent York U study

The number of children and youth treated for concussions in both emergency departments and physicians’ offices in Ontario increased significantly between 2003 and 2010, with falls, hockey and skating injuries identified as the leading causes of pediatric concussion.

Memorial concert raises funds for award celebrating gifted alumna’s passion for music

Following her death last December, family and friends of Sunnuz Sarah Taheri (BA ’05) have committed $100,000 for the Sunnuz Sarah Taheri Graduate Award in Fine Arts to honour her memory. On Nov. 26, the Celebrating Sunnuz event was held to raise additional funds for this memorial award.

Are you an entrepreneur with a great idea? York’s LaunchYU can help get it off the ground

York University recently announced the creation of LaunchYU, a campus-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurship and helps to accelerate start-up companies within the University and the surrounding community. The initiative will identify students and youth interested in exploring entrepreneurship as a viable career option, foster their entrepreneurial endeavours, and support the acceleration of high potential ventures.

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
September 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – April 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
The Take a Student to Eat (TASTE) program is a partnership between the York University Career Centre and Alumni Relations designed to give York students and alumni an opportunity to make meaningful connections. <a href="http://careers.york
The possibilities for closer cooperation between Ontario and Quebec around the issue of electricity and climate chhange have drawn increasing attention over the past few months. Following up on SEI’s initial May 2014 workshop on[...]
CERIS invites you to the launch of its research synthesis reports on migration and settlement. Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, these reports provide a comprehensive look at existing research, policy and practice in Canada,[...]
January 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
The Centre for Human Rights will be hosting its 6th annual Inclusion Day Conference. This year’s theme will be “Past Histories & Present Stories: Finding Meaning in Human Rights” and will explore the following: How[...]