Significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth, according to recent York U study
The number of children and youth treated for concussions in both emergency departments and physicians’ offices in Ontario increased significantly between 2003 and 2010, with falls, hockey and skating injuries identified as the leading causes of pediatric concussion.
Following her death last December, family and friends of Sunnuz Sarah Taheri (BA ’05) have committed $100,000 for the Sunnuz Sarah Taheri Graduate Award in Fine Arts to honour her memory. On Nov. 26, the Celebrating Sunnuz event was held to raise additional funds for this memorial award.
York University recently announced the creation of LaunchYU, a campus-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurship and helps to accelerate start-up companies within the University and the surrounding community. The initiative will identify students and youth interested in exploring entrepreneurship as a viable career option, foster their entrepreneurial endeavours, and support the acceleration of high potential ventures.