York’s School of Human Resource Management nets top honours

York University’s School of Human Resource Management (HRM) took home top place in the Education categories in the 2018 Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Awards. About 3,000 readers representing a wide swathe of the HRM profession cast votes.  All four of the School of HRM’s programs were selected as winners in their respective categories, including the Certificate in HRM, Bachelor’s […]

PhD student sparks a Community Conversation on Climate Change

As a spring ice storm descended upon Toronto, PhD candidate Tyrone Hall motivated community members to take action on climate change at a new instalment of York University’s Community Conversation series. Hall is a Vanier scholar studying Communication & Culture. He moderated the event, titled “Talking Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Action.” Hosted at […]

Student gains industry experience — right in the classroom

York University student Tiana Noce writes about her Experiential Education class, Live-Client Learning Marketing, in The Un-Classroom — Bridging the gap between the Marketing Industry and University. She took the fourth-year class as part of her Marketing certificate, which she is enrolled in while majoring in Communication Studies. Both the certificate and her major are […]

Marketing students win at Canada’s Next Top Ad Executive competition

Marketing students, reaping the benefits of Experiential Education in the School of Administrative Studies (SAS), win at the 2018 Canada’s Next Top Ad Executive (CNTAE) competition, arguably the country’s most influential competitive experiential program of its kind. On March 26, 2018, Selina Cozzupoli and Tiana Noce won third place. The pair are York University students […]

Prof Regina Rini on Artificial Intelligence, and making way for the first existential robot

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Professor Regina Rini has already worked her way around questions that would keep most people awake at night. For example, what happens when your robot, an intelligent and self-aware machine, starts thinking independently from you; begins to question, or even resent, the morality that it has been trained […]

Bachelor of Commerce prepared recent grad for MaRS fellowship

Victoria Bisram, a 2016 Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) graduate, has secured a Studio Y Fellowship in the MaRS Discovery District. The eight-month Studio Y Fellowship for young professionals develops leaders through intensive workshops, projects, coaching and mentorship. Guided by MaRS experts, the 25 Fellows from across Ontario address complex issues in one of four clusters: Energy & Environment, […]

York humanities student inspires youth with black panther

Joseph Smith aimed to inspire kids with the superhero movie Black Panther. In the Jane-Finch community, Smith, a Humanities PhD Candidate, runs a weekly after school program for teens called Generation Chosen. He entered Generation Chosen into a contest by Toronto’s Black Business and Professional Association (BPPA), and won tickets to take a large group […]