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The Black Creek walks, talks and dances

A workshop on April 23 that was preceded by two walks the week earlier, highlighted through creative expression Indigenous people’s sacred connection to moving water and the earth. On Saturday, April 23, Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace, located on the Keele Campus hosted a workshop by Taǫmęˀšreˀ/Catherine Tàmmaro,

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Alectra and EUC establish Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards

Alectra Inc. and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) announce the establishment of the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Undergraduate Awards to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Indigenous students accepted into an EUC undergraduate program. Alice Horvorka “We are proud to have Alectra as one

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York University commits $1M over three years to support Indigenous research

Indigenous research at York University will be supported with funding of $1 million over three years through the York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund.  The fund provides emerging and established Indigenous scholars with support for research that advances excellence in Indigenous knowledge, languages and ways of knowing and being.  A

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Researcher aims to prevent food fights by promoting national food policy

Although food is a public resource, there is no effective and joined-up national policy to guide it, says Roderick MacRae, which is an issue that should be addressed. By Elaine Smith MacRae, an associate professor in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, says it’s a large and complex issue that

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York professor’s New York exhibit displays reinventive spirit in times of crisis

The exhibition everything slackens in a wreck, curated by Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change Professor Andil Gosine, will be at the Ford Foundation Gallery in New York City. Running from June 1 to Aug. 20, the exhibit features seven York University community members, including exhibiting artist and BFA and MFA alumna Margaret Chen,

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Celebrating EUC excellence through the Dean’s Awards

Five awards were presented to members of the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change (EUC), recognizing their significant contributions within the Faculty and beyond. These awards are granted to faculty and staff members nominated by their peers in four categories: Teaching Excellence, Service Excellence, Research Excellence and Staff Service Excellence. 

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Welcome to the April 2022 issue of Innovatus

‘Innovatus’ is a special edition of YFile devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University. Will Gage Hello and welcome back to a new issue of ‘Innovatus.’ During April, the world marks a month of reflection that culminates with Earth Day on April 22 and so it is very

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Ontario’s iconic Bruce Peninsula beckons as a living laboratory for EUC students

Designated as an UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Bruce Peninsula offers an unprecedented experience in biodiversity for students in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC). By Elaine Smith It is two thumbs up for Learning the Bruce [Peninsula], according to students who took the inaugural field course run

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York University’s EcoCampus in Costa Rica offers students exceptional learning experience

Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, courses at York University’s unique Eco-Campus in Costa Rica are welcoming students back to the rainforest. By Elaine Smith EcoCampus Director Ana Maria Martinez (second from the left, wearing sunglasses) with York students at the EcoCampus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica Study

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EUC taps into C4 opportunities for capstone experience

Students in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) speak about their Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) experience and how they contributed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.   By Elaine Smith The Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change is now offering its senior students a capstone course opportunity through York

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