Congratulations to Professor Valerie Preston on her selection as the 2016 recipient of the CAG Award for Service to the Profession of Geography. This award recognizes a member of the Canadian Association of Geographers for exceptional professional service that has significantly advanced the profession and practice of geography in Canada.
In this article co-authored with Michaela Hynie, Dr. Jennifer Hyndman writes about creating the right conditions for integrating refugees into their new communities.
Between Raid and Rebellion: The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867-1916 by Professor William Jenkins is the recipient of the Geographical Society of Ireland Book of the Year Award. This is the fourth book award for this publication. Congratulations Professor Jenkins! Click here for details regarding this honour.
Professor Steven Tufts is quoted in this Toronto Star article regarding protests at Toronto's Pearson Airport over precarious employment of airport workers and the quest for better jobs.
On April 1 & 2, Campbell Scientific hosted a workshop for York and University of Toronto senior undergraduate and graduate students involved in field research. The workshop, led by Claude Labine, provided the students a solid basis for designing and carrying out their own research sampling as well as giving them the foundational knowledge for […]
In an article in The Toronto Star Professor Bill Mahaney and his research team claim to have uncovered evidence showing which route Hannibal and his troops followed to invade Rome.
The Spring 2016 Edition of Contour Lines, the newsletter of the York Geography Alumni Network, is now available Contour Lines March 2016.
Congratulations to Dr. Raju Das on his receipt of a Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Association of Geographers in recognition of his contributions to the field of development, planning and policy issues.
Attention Geography Alumni: the Department of Geography is requesting your alumni business cards
Among the issues causing friction between the city and its inside workers is "gapping." The union claims the city has failed to fill 2,500 vacant positions. Matt Galloway spoke about the process with York University professor Steven Tufts. Listen here