AMPD News

January 10, 2020

Ray Williams Wins Emmy

Contract faculty member Ray Williams was recently honoured at the 2019 Engineering Emmy Awards. The Emmy was awarded to Williams and his team for their program FabFilter Pro-Q 3.


December 19, 2019

Your Favourite Posts from AMPD this Year

It's the end of 2019, a momentous year for AMPD. As we amp up for a new decade ahead, we want to celebrate the moments that you appreciated most on our social media feeds this past year.


November 29, 2019

AMPD Profs Lead Event for Experiential Education

Dance professor Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt led an event featuring seven faculty presenters from a variety of programs demonstrating the ways they use EE in their courses. They highlighted the ways EE can be used by a diversity of disciplines across the three EE areas of Classroom, Community or Work.


Ballet dancer stretches at barre
November 1, 2019

Empowering the powerless: Q-and-A with acclaimed filmmaker Patrick Alcedo

After choreographing a Filipino dance extravaganza at York University as part of the CRAM Festival last spring, Professor Patrick Alcedo sits down with Brainstorm to discuss what inspires his work, what he hopes to convey through his documentaries and what’s next for this accomplished scholar.


Jade dancing on stage
September 25, 2019

AMPD Scholarships – how to succeed and why to apply

Do you want some money you don’t have to pay back? In 2018-19 AMPD students received over 2.2 million dollars in scholarships, awards and bursaries, set up by York’s incredible community of generous supporters! The vast majority of eligible students who apply receive an award.


September 24, 2019

2019 AMPD Teaching Awards

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design celebrated the start of the academic year with a fall faculty reception and teaching awards presentation Wednesday, September 18.