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Alumni Matters - August 2014

York University Sport Hall of Fame at Tait MacKenzie

Five more exceptional York alumni to be inducted into the York University Sport Hall of Fame

This year, four outstanding former student-athletes and one visionary leader will be inducted at an annual ceremony on Sept. 19, hosted by York University Sport & Recreation and the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. More...

Moose grazing

Sticky research at York finds an unexpected use for moose saliva (yes, moose saliva)

Picture of Steve Orsini

York grad Steve Orsini (MES '86) takes on top role at the Ontario Public Service

Group of visiting Greek students in front of Vari Hall

York and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation give students the experience of a lifetime

Picture of Abshir Hassan

Remembering dedicated teacher, community mentor and York grad Abshir Hassan

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

Take advantage of more than 30 exciting events at Homecoming 2014

Alumni Perks - Choice Hotels - Save up to 20 per cent!


President's Town Hall
Sept. 16, Toronto, ON

York Homecoming 2014
Sept 17-21, Toronto, ON

Kenaidan-York University Lions Cup Golf Tournament
Sept. 17, Brampton, ON

York University Alumni Association AGM & Alumni Reception
Sept. 18, Toronto, ON

York Circle Lecture & Lunch
Sept. 20, Toronto, ON

FES Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon
Oct. 14, Toronto, ON

Fall Convocation
Oct. 15-17, 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

Volunteer for the 2015 Pan-Am and Parapan Am Games coming to Toronto and York University next summer!

Join other York grads and more than 20,000 volunteers by getting involved and helping to make the Games a success.

Apply at TORONTO2015.org/
using code VOLALUMYU.


    Top Stories

Breakthroughs now closer than ever for four profs receiving Ontario Early Researcher Awards

Prof receives award for book comparing experiences of Irish immigrants in Canada and the US

Were any of your profs among this year's Spring Convocation teaching award winners? Find out!

York digital media grad and entrepreneur Ahmad Aseeri awarded Bergeron Medal of Distinction

    Current News

Track-and-field star becomes first Canadian woman to reach Commonwealth finals since 2006

How more than 85 University volunteers made this year's spring convocation at York a success

Catherine Davidson taking over new role as interim University librarian

    Research & Academia

Schulich takes the lead with one of the first MBA specializations in Global Retail Management

New book by York prof explores incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities

York researchers suit up birds with backpacks to map wood thrush migration

Lack of cardiac rehab programs increasing the burden of living with heart disease, says York prof

What would a sustainable eco-village at York look like? FES students are working to find out

Undergraduate researchers discover potential new therapies to treat severe epilepsy