Order of Canada appoints individuals with York U connections

Seven individuals with an affiliation to York University have been appointed to the Order of Canada, as announced on Dec. 29, 2017 by Governor General of Canada Julie Payette. The individuals from the York University community are among 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada that includes four companions (C.C.), 35 officers (O.C.) and […]

President Lenton Confirms 2017-2018 York University Alumni Board

The York University Alumni Board (YUAB) welcomed York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton for its first meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year. The YUAB is a presidential advisory committee on matters of alumni engagement. Working closely with the Office of Alumni Engagement, Division of Advancement, the YUAB members bring together a diverse set […]

Rhonda L. Lenton now installed as York University’s eighth President & 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. The ceremony preceded the 2017 Fall Convocation ceremonies for graduates of the Faculty of Science, Glendon College, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.   […]

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 […]