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Invitation to join new Task Force on Sustainability Research

Thursday, September 4th, 2014.

Jennifer Foster, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and chair of the new Task Force on Sustainability Research, invites members of the York community ...

Environmental Studies Professor Jennifer Foster appointed chair of Task Force on Sustainability Research

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014.

York Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché announces the appointment of Jennifer Foster, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, to chair of the new Task ...

Summer Institute explores art, equity and environmental education

Thursday, August 16th, 2012.

York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) Summer Institute 2012 is hosting a one-day event – Reclaiming Culture: Art, Equity and Environmental Education – through the ...

History of Las Nubes captured in stunning photo book

Thursday, July 19th, 2012.

Las Nubes: Conservation in the Cloud Forests of Costa Rica, a new book by two York graduate students, tells the story of the Las Nubes ...

Author of winning FES Reads! book comes to York

Friday, February 10th, 2012.

In the fall, the York community discussed and debated the political relevance and literary qualities of Michael Crummey’s Galore as the winning book in FES ...

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 ...

Celebrate Research Month this February

Monday, January 30th, 2012.

Research Month this February will celebrate the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Every Wednesday throughout the month, Vari Hall Rotunda will play host ...

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 ...

HSBC Bank Canada donates $1 million to York University

Friday, December 2nd, 2011.

Environmental scholarship in Canada got a big boost yesterday with the announcement of a $1-million donation from HSBC Bank Canada to York University to support undergraduate students ...

Fourth annual anthropology lecture looks at rocks, stones and other vital things

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011.

Hugh Raffles is a professor of anthropology at Eugene Lang College at The New School for Social Research in New York City. Raffles will deliver a special ...