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The Banana Fish Project by Michael Bradley

The Banana Fish Project by Michael Bradley

Exhibit at Zig Zag Gallery: June 3rd, 2024 - August 15th, 2024 The Banana Fish Project is a character art series by artist Michael Bradley. Using his banana fish characters as the focus of his master’s project, he imagines brighter futures and alternative ways of living through painting, sculpture, prints, and picture books. The current

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Rabia Munir

Rabia Munir

About Rabia Munir Rabia is currently working as Associate Development Manager at GWL Realty Advisors. She has experience with urban planning, quantitative and qualitative research, and building construction. Rabia draws on past projects and education to develop creative solutions to contemporary projects. Could you share how you decided on the stream that you’d be focusing

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Barbara Rahder

Barbara Rahder

Professor Emerita Former Dean Senior Scholar Credentials BSc (1974), Portland State University (Psychology)MSc (1977), University of TorontoPhD (1985), University of Toronto Research Keywords Community-based planning. Contact Information rahder@yorku.ca 

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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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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The Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (BEEc) hosts the twelfth annual BeeCon

The Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (BEEc) hosts the twelfth annual BeeCon

BeeCon is a free, annual conference that brings together bee biologists on a global scale to discuss bees, collection methods, pollination, genomics, conservation and behaviour. This year’s BeeCon welcomed bee researchers and community members from over 30 countries spanning six continents. BeeCon, hosted by BEEc, took place on Oct. 12 and 13.   Bee researchers 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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