Information session

Employees’ Reactions Towards COVID-19 Information Exposure

Presentation and discussion on the mpacts of employees’ exposure to COVID-19 information on their workplace behaviors, including work withdrawal and helping behaviour towards coworkers.

With Dr. Ruodan Shao, Schulich School of Business

The Scholars’ Hub @ Home features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds.

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February 16th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Lunchtime Tours: The Women in Parliament

Lunchtime Tour Series in partnership with the Ontario Legislative Assembly. Join us for this lunchtime tour as we celebrate the accomplishments of women at Queen's Park, exploring the "Remarkable Assembly" exhibit and the important female figures in Ontario's parliamentary history.  Pre-register. MS Teams link will be emailed.

March 25th, 12:30pm to 1:00pm
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Lunchtime Tours: Hidden Treasures of the Legislative Building

In partnership with the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.  In celebration of Ontario Heritage Week, join us for the February session of "Lunchtime Tours".  Discover some hidden features of the Legislative Building, highlighting elements hidden in plain sight!  Preregister. This virtual presentation is hosted through Microsoft Teams; the link will be emailed to registrants.

February 25th, 12:30pm to 1:00pm
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Dancin' Feet: Harlem and basketball in the 1920 - 30s

The New York Renaissance basketball team, an all-Black professional team, emerged within the social and cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. Playing basketball during the epicenter of Black entertainment, this talk highlights a history of Black basketball players who used their bodies to orient themselves toward freedom and secure a cultural legacy.

February 2nd, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Be a Better Beta

Why do you need a Beta Reader? Beta readers can be one of the best tools in your writing arsenal. Used well, they improve your writing in ways you couldn't imagine before.

Beta readers help you see your story from another set of eyeballs. Learn how to give and get better feedback on your writing.


About the Facilitator:


Rachel Rosen has worked in the publishing industry as a graphic designer, editor, workshop designer, ghostwriter and manuscript evaluator. Her upcoming book Cascade will be released in Spring 2022.

February 13th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Changing the Way Housing Can Work

Alex Bozikovic unpacks the housing affordability crisis and offers innovative ideas for creating housing for all ages and demographic groups, posing tough questions about the issues that will make or break our communities. 

House Divided was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Alex has also written for journals including AzureArchitect, Architectural RecordDwell, Frame, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and Spacing. 

January 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm