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Alumni Matters – August 2013

Knee replacements in younger people?

Should surgeons be offering total knee replacement surgery as an option for younger patients instead of waiting until a patient is in their late 60s or early 70s, as is most common? York PhD candidate Brian Street thinks so. » More

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York alumnus Nigel Lockyer to lead Fermilab in search for the universe's smallest building blocks

Nigel Lockyer (BSc. Spec. Hons. '75) has enjoyed a more than 30-year career in the field of high-energy particle physics. Now Lockyer will move onto his next challenge as the new director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) [photo credit: joelk75 on Flickr]. » More


Nino Ricci

Not-for-profit student group provides support for York's single parents

As a single-parent student at York, Mary El'Bably (BA '12) saw a lack of available resources for students like herself not as a burden, but as an opportunity to take action and support other single-parent students in their academic and professional success. By recognizing this need, Mary founded the Student Association for Single Parents (SASP). » More

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Volunteering at York: Planning alumni raise funds and forge community

Next year will mark the Masters in Environmental Studies at York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC) chapter's 10-year anniversary, one of York U's most active alumni groups. » More

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Developing Greener Vehicles

Stefano Plati (BA '09) received an investment for his company Vida Holdings from the Federal Government to continue to develop his innovative catalytic converter.

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