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Markham Public Library and York University launch winter 2018 program for the Scholars Hub speakers series

Markham Public Library and York University invite you to the Scholars Hub Speaker Series. The partnership brings some of York’s top academic minds to York Region.

York University conferred four honorary degrees during fall convocation

Four community leaders were recognized with honorary degrees at York University’s fall convocation ceremonies that took place this past week. The honorary degrees marked the contributions of a visionary, a business leader, a social justice activist and a champion of gender equality.

Rhonda L. Lenton becomes York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor

Rhonda L. Lenton was officially installed as York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor during an inspiring ceremony held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Aviva Centre on York University’s Keele campus.

Social media may not be the great equalizer after all

Most people believe social media to be a great equalizer, challenging social inequities by giving everyone (as content creators) a vehicle for largely unbridled public expression, communication and broadcast. Communications Studies Professor Derek Hrynyshyn, however, has turned this idea on its head in his new book, Limits of the Digital Revolution: How Mass Media Culture Endures in a Social Media World, published by Praeger (2017).

York U students participate in a life-changing experiential learning opportunity

For a group of Toronto high school students, travelling to Iceland with students and faculty from York University to prowl around volcanoes was truly the experience of a lifetime.

2017 Bryden Alumni Award recipients announced

Now in its 17th year, the Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding York University alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions in their fields, communities and to the University.

The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series - March 3, 2017 @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Please join us for The York Circle Lecture and Lunch on Saturday, March 3 from 9am to 1pm. The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series is held four times a year and is open to our community[...]
Washington, D.C. Speakers Event @ The University Club of Washington, D.C.
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Conspiracy theories, fake news and systemic distrust New and diffuse forms of media have created increased social space for the sharing and spreading of conspiracy theories and fake news. As technological and cultural trends undermine the[...]
New York City Speakers Event @ Midpoint Bistro & Bar (located inside of Club Quarters)
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Conspiracy theories, fake news and systemic distrust New and diffuse forms of media have created increased social space for the sharing and spreading of conspiracy theories and fake news. As technological and cultural trends undermine the[...]
Reimagining Women's Rights @ Senate Chambers Ross Building 940
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Reimagining Women's Rights @ Senate Chambers Ross Building 940 | Evansville | Indiana | United States
9:30 am
The Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion invites you on Thursday March 8, 2018 to York University's International Women's Day 2018 event focusing on the theme of Reimagining Women's Rights. The theme is "Reimagining Women’s Rights." This[...]