24.10.2016 in Top Stories

YouthREX puts knowledge to action in first Provincial Knowledge to Action Exchange

Youth sector stakeholders will visit York University later this week for YouthREX, a three-day event, running Oct. 27 to 29. YouthREX, a part of Ontario’s Youth Action Plan, is an organization focused on grassroots and youth-led groups that work to enhance the lives of young people.

24.10.2016 in Top Stories

Be resilient, hon doc Janice Fukakusa tells Schulich EMBA grads

Schulich’s 2016 EMBA graduating class heard words of advice from Janice Fukakusa during convocation ceremonies on Oct. 21. Fukakusa received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from York University.

23.10.2016 in Top Stories

Re-imagining Refuge Symposium considers the support Canada should offer refugees

The bilingual symposium took place at the University’s Glendon campus and brought together more than 150 participants for a conversation designed to promote new ways of thinking about the refugee experience.

21.10.2016 in Top Stories

Honorary degree recipient Paul Beeston urges grads to embrace mistakes

Granduands from Glendon College and the Faculty of Health were reminded to take risks and embrace mistakes by sports visionary and philanthropist Paul Beeston, who received an honorary doctor of laws during the Oct. 19 convocation address.

21.10.2016 in Top Stories

President's Town Hall focuses on the impact of good planning

For York University, 2015-16 was a very good year despite a sea of change affecting postsecondary institutions in Ontario. That was the central message delivered in the Oct. 11 President’s Town Hall.

19.10.2016 in Top Stories

York launches Mental Health Strategy

Held on Oct. 18 in Founders College Assembly Hall, the event was well-attended and gave members of the Mental Health Steering committee a platform to highlight the work done since York University approved the development of a strategy in May 2013.

19.10.2016 in Top Stories

2016 Canada Gairdner International award winner to present lecture on specific genome editing

Emmanuelle Charpentier, the recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award, will present a special lecture titled, “The Transformative Genome Engineering CRISPR-Cas9 Technology: Mechanism, Evolution & Applications” on Oct. 26, from 1:30 to 2:30pm in N940 Ross Building, Keele campus.

19.10.2016 in Top Stories

Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA ranks No. 1 in Canada: Financial Times

The Financial Times of London has ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the No. 1 EMBA program in Canada for the tenth straight year.

18.10.2016 in Top Stories

The Economist Ranks Schulich School of Business No. 1 in Canada

The Economist magazine has given the MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business the top ranking in Canada in the magazine’s annual survey of the world’s top 100 MBA programs for the 14th straight year.

18.10.2016 in Top Stories

York U Sculpture student puts studies into practice with major industry commission

Over the past year, rising young sculptor Jose Miranda designed and welded together several hundred pounds of square steel tubing and scrap metal to create custom railings for the new facade of Ram Iron & Metal Inc.’s head office at 60 Ashwarren Road, Toronto.

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