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Alumni Matters - February 2015

Pan Am

Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games set to touch down at York University

Get hyped, York alumni! The Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games are coming to York University—and you should too! Purchase your tickets today and take part in the excitement as athletes, coaches, trainers, guides and support personnel from across the continent descend on Keele campus starting June 10. More...

Financial Aid
York University receives landmark $5-million gift for student financial aid

Albert Shin
Film buff and York grad Albert Shin finds his place on the big screen

York rated one of the world's most sustainable universities for fifth straight year

Impact Report
Discover how donors help write our story in York's 2014 Report on Donor Impact

Say Yes to York
Say #YestoYork! Why York needs your support for our proposed Markham campus

Continuing Education >> Learn to lead with the Schulich Executive Education Centre

Manulife Perk


LaMarsh Fundraising Gala
Feb. 27, Toronto, ON

York Circle Lecture & Lunch
Feb. 28, Toronto, ON

Glendon Alumni Breakfast
March 4, Toronto, ON

Calgary Alumni Reception
March 9, Calgary, AB

Vancouver Alumni Reception
March 10, Vancouver, BC

London Pan-Canadian
Alumni Reception

March 12, London, UK

March 28, Toronto, ON

Ottawa Alumni Reception
March 30, Ottawa, ON

Keep up with upcoming York events by visiting the Alumni Events page and the main York Events page.


Glendon Athletic Centre

Did You Know? Glendon Athletic Club is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year - and they want all #YUalumni to take part!

Sign up for an annual membership today and,
on top of the normal 20% discount, grads will receive
an additional $100 discount,
a free training session and a GAC gym bag!


    Top Stories

Lassonde students, Schulich alum selected for prestigious Next 36 entrepreneurship program

President Shoukri's statement on supporting and defending the right to free speech

David Miller commits to working relationship between WWF-Canada and FES

    Current News

Check out Glendon Magazine for an exclusive interview with Principal Donald Ipperciel

Married York grads making music together for 40 years

York grad Aires Cheung (BFA ’95) uses art to explore identity as a Chinese Canadian

IABC/Toronto selects Schulich's Alan Middleton as its 2014 Communicator of the Year

York film grads take the zombie genre mainstream in new web series launched Jan. 28

    Research & Academia

LaMarsh Centre gala to raise funds for child and youth research, child soldiers

New study from York claims media coverage can actually stop the spread of disease

Davos World Economic Forum shifting burden to consumers, say Schulich researchers

Does religion help people to do good? The answer is in the science, says York study

Canada Foundation for Innovation awards York researchers more than $284,000