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Lassonde School invests $1.5-million to reach 50:50 gender goal

The honorary co-chairs of the Lassonde 50:50 Challenge will be Silicon Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Sandra Bergeron and Katty Kay, journalist and co-author of The Confidence Code and Womenomics. Both are inspirational leaders who will be actively involved providing advice in developing the strategy for the Lassonde 50:50 Challenge.

Lincoln Alexander Award goes to Toronto-based activist and scholar Christopher Williams (BA ’97)

The Black Law Students’ Association (BLSA) created the Lincoln Alexander Award to pay tribute to the pioneering efforts of Alexander – an Osgoode graduate, the first black member of Canada’s Parliament and the 24th lieutenant-governor of Ontario – who died in 2012.

Schulich School of Business climbs into world’s top 20 in latest ranking

The Schulich School of Business at York University was ranked 19th in the world and No. 1 in Canada yesterday in the annual global MBA survey conducted by CNN Expansión. This marks the ninth straight year in which the School has been ranked No. 1 in Canada and among the world’s top 25 business schools. No other Canadian business schools were ranked among the top 50.

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
September 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – April 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
The Take a Student to Eat (TASTE) program is a partnership between the York University Career Centre and Alumni Relations designed to give York students and alumni an opportunity to make meaningful connections. TASTE gives York[...]
Our annual pow wow is a highly anticipated event for the indigenous community in Toronto. On Saturday, March 7, Vari Hall will be radiating to the beat of the drums, singers, dancers, vendors, education, career[...]
March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Create your graduate experience at Schulich. Discuss Schulich graduate programs with our directors. Learn how to optimize career choices with Schulich’s 20 areas of concentration. Attend mini lectures and panel discussions. Hear successful Schulich alumni[...]
Dr. Robinson (MES ’77) will be speaking on innovation and action on climate change and sustainability at the local level, and how local governments and communities can better engage citizens in exploring sustainable futures. One[...]
Life after York: Filmmakers Albert Shin & Igor Drljaca with "In Her Place"
Filmmakers Albert Shin (BFA 2006) and Igor Drljača (BFA 2007, MFA 2011) are the featured guests of the Department of Film’s "Life After York" series, a forum for alumni to share their success stories. Shin[...]
Calgary Alumni Reception @ Teatro - The Opera Room
March 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Calgary Alumni Reception @ Teatro - The Opera Room | Calgary | Alberta | Canada
In a few short weeks, York will be hosting an event in Calgary. Enjoy this evening reception with Martin Singer, dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Jeff O’Hagan, vice-president advancement. We hope that[...]
Vancouver Alumni Reception @ Dockside Restaurant - Granville Island Co
March 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Vancouver Alumni Reception @ Dockside Restaurant - Granville Island Co | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
  Next month, York will be hosting an event in Vancouver. Enjoy an evening reception with Martin Singer, dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Jeff O’Hagan, vice-president advancement. We hope that you will[...]
March 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  The High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom, Gordon Campbell invites graduates of Canadian universities and colleges to attend a Pan-Canadian Alumni Reception. Dress: Business attire RSVP by Monday, Feb. 23 to LDNeducation@international.gc.ca
March 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am – March 20, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
March Break Science Safari: Medicine and Engineering returns to York University from March 16 to March 20. Each day, participants in Grades 3 to 8 will be immersed in a variety of exciting and unique activities[...]
Doc Talks: 'The Secret Trial 5' with director Amar Wala and producer Noah Bingham
The Secret Trial 5 (2014, 84 minutes) is a film about the human impact of the "war on terror." This documentary is a sobering examination of the Canadian government’s use of security certificates to detain[...]
Sean Michaels @ YorkU @ Accolade West 105/109
March 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sean Michaels @ YorkU @ Accolade West 105/109 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
On March 24, the winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Sean Michaels, will be at York University to read from his award-winning novel, Us Conductors. A quasi-fictional account of the life of Lev Termen[...]
Theme: "Who will decide the future of the Francophonie?" Once again this year, the forum is open to the general public, and will bring together local Francophone stakeholders to explore the major challenges faced by[...]
Alumni Night 2015 at Glendon @ BMO Financial Group Conference Room, Glendon Manor
March 31, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Le français suit l’anglais REGISTER NOW: Alumni Night 2015 at Glendon The Glendon School of Translation invites its graduates – along with the rest of the translation community  – back to Glendon for its annual[...]
April 7, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
The goal of the Change Your World Conference is to inspire and motivate youth to get involved and make a difference. The conference workshops allow students to develop world-changing skills while connecting with other students[...]
May 6, 2015 – May 10, 2015 all-day
CONNECT 2015: East Meets West
      In celebration of the Schulich School of Business 50th anniversary, CONNECT 2015: East Meets West will be in Istanbul, Turkey. This will be an incredible opportunity for Schulich Alumni to meet in[...]