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Jason Harrow inspires graduands to embrace their creativity

Jason Harrow inspires graduands to embrace their creativity

Canadian music industry icon Jason “Kardinal Offishall” Harrow accepted his honorary degree from York University at the June 20 convocation ceremony by reciting spoken word poetry – infused with his signature hip-hop lyricism – to graduands of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design.

AMPD Professor Danielle Robinson receives a 2024 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award

AMPD Professor Danielle Robinson receives a 2024 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award

Robinson received the award in recognition of her ability to create an interdisciplinary learning environment where students from diverse academic backgrounds can work collaboratively and approach problems from contrasting directions. That ability has, in part, been channelled into her leadership around the Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) initiative, an experiential education opportunity for students that allows […]

AMPD Alumni Shine Bright at 2024 Canadian Screen Awards

AMPD Alumni Shine Bright at 2024 Canadian Screen Awards

At the 2024 Canadian Screen Awards, alumni from York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) were recognized for their outstanding contributions to film, television and digital media. Their collective achievements resulted in over a dozen Canadian Screen Awards. Going into Canadian Screen Week, more than 40 AMPD alumni were nominated across 28 categories. […]

Abraham Oghobase: From York University to the Nigeria Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale

Abraham Oghobase: From York University to the Nigeria Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale

Every other year, the art world converges in Italy for the Venice Biennale, a prestigious showcase of contemporary art from around the globe. Among the myriad of talents featured at the 2024 biennale, Abraham Onoriode Oghobase, an alum of York University's Graduate Program in Visual Art (MFA 2022), will display his work at the Nigeria […]

2024 Dean’s Student Leadership Award Recipient Announced

2024 Dean’s Student Leadership Award Recipient Announced

Dulce Martinez, a fourth-year Music student at York University, has recently been honoured with two distinguished awards: the Dean’s Leadership Award and the 2024 Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award. These accolades recognize Dulce's exemplary leadership, dedication, and contributions to both the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) and the broader university […]

AMPD Alum on York’s 2024 Top 30 Alumni Under 30 list

AMPD Alum on York’s 2024 Top 30 Alumni Under 30 list

Congratulations to Marissa Magneson (BFA ’18), an alumna of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), for her recognition as one of York University’s Top 30 Alumni Under 30 for 2024 This notable achievement follows in the footsteps of other distinguished AMPD alumni on previous Top 30 Alumni Under 30 lists, including […]

2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject: AMPD Performing Arts Among Top 150 Globally

2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject: AMPD Performing Arts Among Top 150 Globally

Every year, the QS World University Rankings by Subject identifies the world's strongest universities in 55 individual subject areas, grouped into five subject areas: Arts and Humanities; Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences and Medicine; Natural Sciences; and Social Sciences and Management. In the 2024 publication of the rankings, York University experienced notable changes in its […]

Integrative Arts Inaugural Student Showcase Emphasizes Interdisciplinarity of the Program

Integrative Arts Inaugural Student Showcase Emphasizes Interdisciplinarity of the Program

On April 6, 2024, the Integrative Arts program held its inaugural showcase, titled “Into the Kaleidoscope,” at the 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education in downtown Toronto. The event featured an array of works by Integrative Arts students as well as students from various programs within the School of the Arts, Media, […]