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The passing of Professor Emeritus Robert Murdie (May 8, 1939 - March 11, 2024)

The passing of Professor Emeritus Robert Murdie (May 8, 1939 - March 11, 2024)

The EUC community mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Murdie.  Bob spent his almost his entire career with the Department of Geography at York, and was a leading figure in Canadian urban and social geography, focusing especially on housing and immigration studies. He was also a dedicated teacher and graduate supervisor, and a

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Linda Starodub

Linda Starodub

About Linda Starodub When Linda Starodub (she/her) returned to York’s Keele campus for the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC), formerly the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES), her commitment to supporting York students and their futures only strengthened. Linda recounted how her York studies contributed to her 30-year globetrotting career

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EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology

EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology

EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology held on January 30th was a remarkable convergence of minds, ideas, and creativity, with a focus on the dynamic interplay between art, sustainability, and food sovereignty. Attended by 30 enthusiastic participants, including students and professors from diverse environmental studies classes and other disciplines, the event provided

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Climate Migration and the Urban Environment: Dhaka's Story of Development and Disaster

Climate Migration and the Urban Environment: Dhaka's Story of Development and Disaster

On November 24, 2023, concerned citizens, environmental enthusiasts, and advocates for sustainable urban development gathered for the screening of “Climate Migration and the Urban Environment: Dhaka's Story of Development and Disaster”. The powerful 60-minute documentary screening was accompanied by an ongoing photo exhibition; both delve into the intricate relationship between climate change, migration, and urban

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AGYU Curator Felicia Ming presents Denis Williams and "Cosmopolitan Modernisms"

AGYU Curator Felicia Ming presents Denis Williams and "Cosmopolitan Modernisms"

On October 16, EcoArts hosted AGYU curator Felicia Mings presentation, in collaboration with CERLAC, on the life and work of Guyanese artist, writer, and erudite scholar Denis Williams (1923-1998). Hinging on the concept of "Cosmopolitan Modernisms", Mings walked students through the evolution of William’s transcultural practice and contributions to modern art. "Cosmopolitan Modernisms" shed light

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Teresa Abbruzzese

Teresa Abbruzzese

Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) Urban Studies Program Coordinator (Department of Social Science, LA&PS) Credentials PhD Environmental Studies, York University MES Planning, York University BA (Honours) Geography, University of Toronto Research Keywords Smart cities and policy mobilities, Digital futures, Urban care and social infrastructure, Urban regions and planning, Housing, Music, place, and identity, Academic mothers and

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EUCSA Welcoming Event

EUCSA Welcoming Event

On September 14th, Environmental and Urban Change Student Association (EUCSA) hosted their first event of the year, called Welcoming Event. It was held with the collaboration of EcoArts, Maloca Garden and EUC Office of the Dean. With an attendance of more than 50 Faculty students, the event successfully achieved its goal to further engage the

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EcoArts at Orientation 2023

EcoArts at Orientation 2023

EcoArts: The capture An exhibition introduces the artworks of EUC students in the past. All of the displayed 8 pieces surround the topic of environmental and social justice. The most recent one is the 2023 Collective Mural, created by a group of EUC students on February 2023 during a painting event hosted by Thereza Eric,

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