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York Task Force on Sustainability Research to host open forums

Thursday, April 30th, 2015.

Jennifer Foster, chair of the York Task Force on Sustainability Research, will be leading open forum discussions to launch the consultation process on the draft ...

YCAR’s 2013 Asia Lecture looks at value and waste in capitalist society

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) 2013 Asia Lecture will feature geography and global studies Professor Vinay Gidwani of the University of Minnesota talking ...

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

Friday, October 19th, 2012.

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a ...

Study finds songbirds migrate on strict schedule

Thursday, July 26th, 2012.

A new study by York University researchers finds that songbirds follow a strict annual schedule when migrating to their breeding grounds – with some birds ...

York appoints a new dean for the Faculty of Environmental Studies

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012.

Washington State University (WSU) Professor Noël Sturgeon will be the next dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University. Sturgeon will take ...

Get a jump on planet-friendly events with Sustainability at York

Friday, March 16th, 2012.

With Earth Hour and Earth Day on the horizon, York University is getting a jump on planet-friendly events by launching new sustainability initiatives. Sustainabilty at York has a ...

Two PhD students create podcast series on environment

Thursday, February 9th, 2012.

Environmental studies PhD candidate Andrew Mark knows what’s it’s like to have a long commute to campus, but he tries to use this time productively ...

Environmental commissioner sheds light on conservation challenges

Friday, December 16th, 2011.

“It ain’t easy being green,” as Kermit the Frog has pointed out. So one might expect that Gord Miller, Ontario’s environmental commissioner, would have his work cut out ...

Exhibit displays vibrant photos of Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

Thursday, December 15th, 2011.

Those who long to escape somewhere warm and tropical during the exam period should head to the Underwater Photographs from the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef exhibit ...

Environmental studies alumni share insights with students

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011.

Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) alumni delivered encouragement and advice to students pursuing their master's of environmental studies degree at the annual Anita McBride Mentoring Luncheon ...