All posts by Diklah Frishman

Member of Parliament awards Business & Society students enrolled in experiential education class

This article originally appeared in yfile. Three students enrolled in the Business & Society (BUSO) course SOSC 4046: The Social Economy Practicum received a Community Award for their excellent experiential education work in the Jane-Finch community. Sherika Alexis-Brown, Allison Nephew and Kayathiri Ambalavnar were honoured by Member of Parliament Judy Sgro, representing Humberside-Blackcreek, for generating […]

Racial profiling study offers roadmap for bias-free policing

This article originally appeared in yfile. York University is known for leading scholarship in equity and human rights. Its researchers are nationally recognized for their policy-relevant contributions. As two of Canada’s foremost equity scholars, Professors Lorne Foster (Department of Equity Studies) and Les Jacobs (Department of Social Science) were hired by Ottawa Police Services to […]

Health Research in LA&PS Reception

On January 24th, the Health & Society Program (HESO) program hosted a reception for Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies instructors, course directors, graduate students, post-docs and community research partners; engaged in the important work of health research and teaching. Participants had the opportunity to share their knowledge and innovative practices pertaining to health […]

Prominent York Professor Retires

Faculty and staff from the Department of Social Science gathered together on December 7 to celebrate Professor Judith Hellman. Hellman is officially retiring from York after a distinguished career spanning over 45 years. Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni gave heartfelt tributes praising her for her many professional and personal accomplishments. Professors Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni […]