The York University Magazine’s Winter 2019 issue is online now

The York University Magazine’s Winter 2019 issue is available now at Inside this special city-themed issue, you’ll find: “Place of Refuge,” detailing how Toronto gives shelter to those in need; “Rap Up,” profiling Professor Ron Westray and his popular course on Black urban music; “Brute Force,” documenting the historical significance of York’s brutalist architecture; “Citizen Critter,” making a case for redefining citizenship to include wild animals; “Local Heroes,” following two Schulich grads who put their friendship to the test on “The Amazing Race Canada”; and much more.

Cover of The York University Magazine‘s Winter 2019 issue
Cover of The York University Magazine‘s Winter 2019 issue

The York University Magazine is published three times during the academic year. It is printed and mailed to alumni and friends of the University in the fall, with limited quantities delivered to Faculties, departments and administrative units. The winter and summer issues of the magazine are available as a digital edition only, which can be enjoyed wherever you are – on your smartphone, tablet or desktop computer.

The York University Magazine’s new digital counterpart features exclusive, web-only content that’s not included in the yearly print edition. It is updated regularly to keep readers in the loop on the latest news, research and happenings at York.

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Note: For faculty and staff who are York alumni and are not currently receiving the print version of The York University Magazine at home but would like to, update your communication preferences via the Alumni & Friends website to ensure your mailing address is up to date and the “No Mail” box beside “The York University Magazine” is not selected.