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Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser urges grads to make the most of their lives

Hayley Wickenheiser, celebrated Olympian, author and motivational speaker visited York University on Wednesday, June 21 to accept an honorary doctor of laws degree during spring convocation ceremonies for the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.  Hayley Wickenheiser Considered one of the best female hockey players in the world, Wickenheiser is a five-time Olympic medalist […]

SEEC 10% discount for York alumni

SCHULICH EXECUTIVE EDUCATION CENTRE (SEEC) (York Alumni receive 10% discount – please call us directly to discuss eligibility and to receive this discount) The Executive Program in Sales Management November 13 - 17, 2017 (Program Duration:  5 days) The Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) is proud to offer The Executive Program in Sales Management. The […]

Alumni support sparks young minds' curiosity in the sciences

Earle Nestmann (MSc ’71, PhD ’74) knows first-hand the importance of discovery. Inspired by his experience exploring the challenges and joys of research, which helped to change, shape and direct the course of his life, the York University alumnus recently provided a legacy gift in support of the Sci-X: Science Explorations Summer Camps. “It’s a […]

Non-profit led by York alumna provides MES student with rich internship experience

York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) is providing opportunities for current students and alumni to work together through enriched mentorship and real-life work experiences. Master of Environmental Studies (MES) candidate Craig Stephens recently completed an internship withPlug’n Drive, a non-profit organization lead by York alumna Cara Clairman (MES LLB ’93) that is accelerating the adoption of electric […]

Schulich research shows celebrity memorabilia collectors strongly judged

New research out of York University’s Schulich School of Business shows that those who collect celebrity memorabilia are susceptible to judgment by others in some unexpected and startling ways. Many people acquire celebrity memorabilia in hopes that some of the star power will rub off. However, the study “How inferred contagion biases dispositional judgments of […]

York U to confer honorary degrees on 12 remarkable Canadians at spring convocation

York University will recognize the tremendous contributions of a dozen community and business leaders including Canada’s Governor General, a judge, journalists and scholars at this year’s spring convocation ceremonies. An inspiring Canadian athlete will also be recognized with an honorary degree. “This year’s honorary degree recipients truly are a remarkable group of Canadians, who embody […]

Former York therapists make their mark in Rio

Several graduates from York University's athletic therapy program spent the last two weeks representing their country with various teams at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. See below to read about their experiences at one of the world's largest sporting events! JEAN-SEBASTIEN (SEB) HARTELL – MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Seb Hartell completed his athletic […]

Five York Lions athletes representing Team Canada at Rio 2016

Former and current York University athletes are competing for Team Canada during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Brittany Crew Daniel Nestor Named to Team Canada are Lions thrower Brittany Crew, Lions boxer Arthur Biyarslanov, former Lions sprinter Khamica Bingham, former Lions taekwondo competitor Melissa Pagnotta and honorary degree recipient and tennis player Daniel Nestor. The athletes were among the […]