The Financial Times of London Monday ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA at York University the number one EMBA program in Canada and 11th among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools.
Renowned Canadian virtuosi, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, are teaming up to launch the Department of Music’s 2014-15 Faculty Concert Series on Oct. 23 with a bravura performance featuring selections from The Complete Mozart Violin Sonatas.
“My career has been dominated by surprises and unexpected opportunities,” said Allan Carswell during Fall Convocation on Wednesday. “I had no idea when I graduated that I would become a laser and lidar expert, a York professor, build a highly successful business and lead the first Canadian science mission on Mars.”
York University will take back the tap and phase out the sale of bottled water on the Keele and Glendon campuses by September 2015.
“The people that I’ve met in my life, the people who have the most interesting lives, most satisfying careers, they have certainly at certain points in their lives, thrown the plan away,” Rick Mercer told graduands after receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree during the second Fall Convocation ceremony.
Lesley Higgins and David Latham from Department of English head up a project to collect, preserve and explain 10 interdisciplinary volumes of Victorian classicist, art critic and fiction writer Walter Pater.
The Schulich School of Business at York University has announced the recipients of the school’s 2014 Alumni Recognition Awards, honouring achievements in four categories: Outstanding Executive Leadership, Outstanding Progress and Achievement, Outstanding Public Contribution and Outstanding Contribution to the School.
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York University will confer honorary degrees at fall convocation ceremonies to five individuals, including an internationally recognized scientist, a top political satirist, an academic leader who champions the value of university education, a trailblazing bank executive, and a fashion entrepreneur who became a Canadian senator.
The MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was ranked number one in the world Thursday according to the results of a global survey conducted by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on responsible business.