Events

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Kinesiology and Health Science 50th Celebratory Dinner @ Paradise Banquet & Convention Centre
May 4 @ 6:30 pm

A celebration dinner for alumni, faculty, coaches and staff (current and former), will provide opportunities for visiting with classmates and friends, as well as former teammates, professors and coaches. There will be brief speeches, a slide show and plenty of nostalgia. The dinner is an opportunity to organize a group of alumni or teammates to re-connect, reminisce and celebrate.

It has been 50 years since York University’s School of Kinesiology and Health Science (formerly the Department of Physical Education and Athletics) was created back in 1966-1967 – and the undergraduate academic program, launched in the Fall of 1967, is now in its 50th year.

Tickets ($75.00) are on sale now.

May
11
Thu
Dr. Georg Zoidl: The Beautiful Brain: How Do We See the World? @ Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

York University and Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at Markham Public Library in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a six-month theme around Neuroscience.

How Your Brain Lives, Works...And Dies: Neuroscience in the Modern World, will feature talks and expertise on the functioning brain from faculty and researchers in the Faculties of Science and Health at York University.

The Scholars Hub Speaker series will take place at the Markham Village Branch on the second Thursday of each month, located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided.

The unique partnership is part of York University’s goals of community engagement and reputation-building, with a unique collaboration that invites alumni, students and their families, and the public to engage in meaningful talks and discussions on the fascination of the human brain.

Space for each talk is limited.

To RSVP and for more details please click here.

May
12
Fri
Women’s College Hospital: Women’s Mental Health: Innovative Approaches to Reducing Stigma @ Women’s College Hospital
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Join Women’s College Hospital / Women’s Xchange for a dynamic event featuring presentations and panel discussions by leading experts in mental health research and community-based mental health initiatives.

- Panel 1: Innovative Approaches: Academic and Clinical Perspectives
- Panel 2: Innovative Approaches: Community Perspectives

For more information and to register please visit: womensxchange.eventbrite.ca

May
17
Wed
Teaching in Focus conference
May 17 @ 9:30 pm – May 18 @ 4:00 pm

Registration is OPEN: Faculty and teaching assistants may register for the 2017 Teaching in Focus Conference by completing the registration form. The deadline to register is Friday, May 5.

More details can be found on the conference website.

Jun
8
Thu
Dr. Laurie Wilcox: How We See in 3D @ Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

York University and Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at Markham Public Library in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a six-month theme around Neuroscience.

How Your Brain Lives, Works...And Dies: Neuroscience in the Modern World, will feature talks and expertise on the functioning brain from faculty and researchers in the Faculties of Science and Health at York University.

The Scholars Hub Speaker series will take place at the Markham Village Branch on the second Thursday of each month, located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided.

The unique partnership is part of York University’s goals of community engagement and reputation-building, with a unique collaboration that invites alumni, students and their families, and the public to engage in meaningful talks and discussions on the fascination of the human brain.

Space for each talk is limited.

To RSVP and for more details please click here.

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Dr. Denise Henriques: Your Brain in Action 7:00 pm
Dr. Denise Henriques: Your Brain in Action @ Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
York University and Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at Markham Public Library in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a[...]
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Career Success Symposium 2017 for Students with Disabilities 10:00 am
Career Success Symposium 2017 for Students with Disabilities @ 152 Founders College (Founders Assembly Hall)
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Career Success Symposium 2017 for Students with Disabilities @ 152 Founders College (Founders Assembly Hall)
This event is a partnership of the Career Centre and Counselling & Disability Services. Featuring Steven Page, Singer, Songwriter, and Guest Host, CBC Radio current affairs show, The Current, Ending the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health[...]
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