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Alumni Matters - July 2014

Group of YorkU graduates

Welcoming a new generation of York grads

As part of this year’s spring convocation, a total of 8,600 degrees were awarded to graduates from each York's 11 Faculties as more than 35,000 guests attended the celebration in person or tuned in online. More...

York U Call Centre student employees celebrating their fundraising achievements

York U Call Centre smashes its fundraising record by raising more than $500,000

Map of Markham

York chooses Markham as preferred location in the province’s university expansion

How Alexandra Cohen (BA '01) is making the most of her liberal arts degree with Google

How Alexandra Cohn (BA '01) is making the most of her liberal arts degree at Google

York helps transform Canada's health-care system with Connected Health & Wellness

New website project from York delivering interactive health-care info to Canadians

Alumni Perks - Rogers Cup Tennis 2014 - Save up to 40 per cent!


Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament
July 12, Toronto, ON

Rogers Cup Tennis
Aug 2-10, Toronto, ON

York Day @ Rogers Cup
Aug 5, Toronto, ON

York Homecoming 2014
Sept 17-21, Toronto, ON

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



YorkU Magazine - Spring 2014 Cover Image

The latest issue of YorkU Magazine is out now! Learn about York's breakthroughs in neuroscience research, some of the University’s most interesting student clubs and much more in the spring issue: http://digital.yorku.ca/i/319758/0

Find out where York's newest grads are starting their career journeys

WATCH: Find out where York's newest grads are starting their career journeys


Refresh your education and close your "skills gaps" with Schulich's 2014 Executive Update

Refresh your education and close your “skills gaps” with Schulich’s 2014 Executive Update


    Top Stories

York U Professor Marcia Rioux appointed to Order of Canada

Welcome home: Greg Sorbara installed as York University’s 13th chancellor

York president receives honorary degree from McMaster University

York bids farewell to departing chancellor and University champion Roy McMurtry

    Current News

York fine arts grads take top honours at Toronto’s 35th Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Faculty of Science welcomes incoming Dean Ray Jayawardhana

Fisher Fund Wine Tasting and Auction raises $88,500 in support of York’s Las Nubes rainforest

Lassonde dean inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Lions welcome Paterson, Pinto to football squad

Professor Emeritus David Morley known for his significant contributions

York appoints new associate vice-president research

    Research & Academia

Boys in hockey relish freedom to ‘hit’, not get in trouble, when start bodychecking

Glimpse into future of student housing at York University

Lassonde students named top Canadian team at International Mars Rover competition

Professor wins Humboldt Research Fellowship for work on nostalgia

Schulich business students first to receive Certificate in Managing International Trade

Schulich one of first to receive CIRA research grant

Students become agents of change in health to help others

Top grad receives Governor General’s Gold Academic Medal

York professor’s documentary follows the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in India

York researchers awarded more than $5.5 million by NSERC

York U study finds many overestimate exercise intensity