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Alumni Matters – February 2013

New 'app' teaches literacy skills to kids

A new app called Compareware, created by York Professor Jennifer Jenson and her design team, is helping kids practise  reading and develop an understanding of how to judge the similarities and differences between objects. » More

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Schulich team wins 2013 MBA Games

A Schulich School of Business student team beat 21 teams from other graduate business schools across Canada to win the 2013 MBA Games. » More



Parkinsons Disease Donation

Donation will help fund research into dancing and Parkinson's disease

York neuroscience Professor Joseph DeSouza of the Faculty of Health received a $20,000 donation to support his research looking into brain activity in dance and its therapeutic applications for people suffering with Parkinson’s disease. » More

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Supreme Court of Canada judge speaks to York students at Parkdale Community Legal Services

Osgoode grad and Supreme Court of Canada Justice Andromache Karakatsanis (LLB ’80) told students at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School during a Jan. 8 visit that a just rule of law “is what makes Canada the envy of the world” and must be safeguarded. » More

Janis Lundman

Q&A: "Bomb Girls" Executive Producer Janis Lundman on success in the world of film and television

Fine Arts graduate Janis Lundman (BFA ’78) has produced provocative Canadian film and television for nearly three decades. » More

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Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Canada, Derek Chezzi (BA ’98), returns to York to talk about his journey to the top

During his talk, Chezzi reflected upon his own personal journey from Excalibur, a student-run publication, to becoming the editor-in-chief of one of Canada’s most visited websites. » Watch Video

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