Alumni Profile - Laura Calder (BA '95)

Laura Calder is a trusted expert in food, entertaining and lifestyle. She hosted the James Beard Award-winning show French Food at Home on Food Network and appeared on Iron Chef America and Top Chef Canada. She is the author of four cookbooks and of The Inviting Life: An Inspirational Guide to Homemaking, Hosting and Opening […]

York study shows race may bias how you perceive people’s smiles

Race can impact how we read emotions on other people’s faces and a reluctance to make eye contact can be a key mechanism in this process, according to new research from York University’s Faculty of Health. The research, published by the American Psychological Association in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology this week, looked at biases […]

Now accepting nominations for the 2019 Bryden Alumni Awards

Each year, the York University Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions to York University and the community. This year’s Bryden Awards will be held on Nov. 21, 2019 – and we are seeking nominations for our award recipients. Inspired by Bruce Bryden, who was an exceptionally committed […]

Holiday message from President Lenton

The holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, reflect on the past year, and look forward to the opportunities ahead. In my role as President of York, I have the privilege of witnessing firsthand the impact our university has on Toronto, on Canada, and on the world. The past year has […]

Lassonde professor earns NSERC grant for brain tumor treatment research

Lassonde School of Engineering professor and Sunnybrook Research Institute scientist Ali Sadeghi-Naini was awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through the Collaborative Research and Development program to help undertake breakthrough research in the pursuit of developing more precise and effective brain tumour treatment for individual patients. Ali […]