New online tool SPARKs students and empowers their writing and research

York students can now ignite their research and writing powers, online, anytime. Launching on Oct. 16, the Student Papers and Academic Research Kit (SPARK) – a modular, online tool that can be accessed from any computer or mobile device – will provide students with the assistance they need to complete any aspect of an academic […]

York University artists spend a sleepless night for Nuit Blanche

Originally launched in Paris with the goal of bringing contemporary art to the masses, Nuit Blanche has established itself as one of the highlights of Toronto’s annual cultural calendar. Each year, this free dusk-to-dawn event enlivens and transforms the city with original art projects ranging from intimate encounters to large-scale spectacles. More than one million […]

Lassonde School of Engineering launches a new Mechanical Engineering program

It’s been a busy summer for York University's new Lassonde School of Engineering as it prepares to welcome its first cohort of new students in September. Next year, the Lassonde School of Engineering will launch new programs in Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, which will both drive the planned growth in students and faculty. The […]

Symposium will link arms together for rights of indigenous people

Former students of residential schools for aboriginal people, members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and representatives of the United Nations and human rights organizations will all converge at York University for a symposium aptly titled Linking Arms Together, to join hands in upholding aboriginal rights, Friday. Linking Arms Together, a public symposium, will take […]

Annual CineSiege showcases top York student films

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, CineSiege is an externally juried showcase featuring outstanding student productions created in the Department of Film in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Catch a rising wave of fresh young talent as CineSiege 2012 lights up the silver screen at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The screening will […]