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What, why and how to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

This article originally appeared in LA&PS in the News National Indigenous Peoples Day is on June 21, 2018. Larissa Crawford is a graduating undergraduate student from the International Development Studies and Communication Studies programs. She is also the Indigenous Student Transitions Coordinator at the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services at York University and identifies as Métis-Jamaican. Crawford […]

York Social Scientist reveals the struggles of Banking while Black in Canada

This article originally appeared in LA&PS in the News In Banking while Black: The business of exclusion, Social Science Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein discusses the levels of exclusion that Black Canadians are subjected to in the banking industry. Hossein’s article was originally published in The Conversation, and republished by the National Post. In it, she gives multiple examples of scenarios […]

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies gains two new Canada Research Chairs

This article originally appeared in LA&PS in the News Canada Research Chair appointments in York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) include Professors Regina Rini and Ethel Tungohan. The Government of Canada announced new Canada Research Chair recipients on May 3. Researchers at post-secondary institutions across Canada will receive $158.7 million in funding […]

Social Scientist Hossein receives Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science’s Early Researcher Award

This article originally appeared in LA&PS in the News Social Science professor Caroline Shena Hossein has received funds through the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards (ERA) program. The Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science’s Early Researcher Awards program provides funding to new researchers working at publicly funded Ontario research institutions to build a research team. […]

Two LA&PS researchers earn York Research Chair appointments

This article originally appeared in LA&PS in the News Two emerging and established researchers from the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) will join the York Research Chairs (YRC) program, York University’s internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, which recognizes outstanding researchers. The newly appointed YRCs belong to the fifth […]