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Alumni Matters — July 2016

Honorary doctorate recipients from Convoation 2016

Thirteen outstanding honorary doctorate recipients share words of wisdom with York's Class of 2016

A lawyer, a business leader and philanthropist, a mathematician, a food advocate and an activist for native women's rights - these are just some of the thirteen outstanding individuals recognized with honorary doctorates at ‪‎York‬'s Spring Convocation.‪‬ More...

Get the most out of summer with exclusive alumni deals on Toronto FC, Canada's Wonderland and MUCH more! alumniandfriends.yorku.ca/bucketlist2016

Researchers discover newborn giant planetYork U researchers help discover newborn
giant planet orbiting infant sun

York unveils new Inuit soccer player sculptureYork U unveils spectacular Inuit soccer player sculpture outside new York Lions Stadium

3 professors and 6 alumni appointed to Order of CanadaOh Canada! 3 professors and 6 alumni
appointed to the prestigious Order of Canada


Top 10 things you didn't know about Convocation10 things you probably didn't know about
York University Convocation

Allan CarswellHow professor and donor Allan Carswell is empowering future scientists and engineers

York launches Continuing Studies programContinuing Studies launches Ontario's first certificate program in cyber security


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Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament
July 16

Rogers Cup Tennis
June 23-31

Alumni BBQ @ Rogers Cup
July 26

Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions
Sept. 30

Glendon 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala
Oct. 1

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


Share your impact story

How has York U impacted your alumni journey? Submit your story or read inspiring stories from other grads


Top photos from York University Convocation

Get a backstage look at all the great moments from Spring Convocation by checking out our official Facebook Album

York to host 2017 North American Indigineous Games

The 2017 North American Indigenous Games are coming to York University!


Hire engineering and computer science talent from Lassonde

Looking for interns? Hire engineering and computer science talent from Lassonde


York University researchers awarded more than $5.6 million by NSERC

Schulich announces Brookfield Centre in Real Estate & Infrastructure

York U bee researcher launches first-ever online image bank of world's bee genera

Psychology grad students collaborate to assist refugees

From job searching to wayfinding - the inside scoop on two design field placements

Vidushi Jain awarded Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education gold medal