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York's Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities rank in Canada's top four

York University has ranked among the top four universities in Canada and in the top 100 universities in the world in the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities categories in the 2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. "Our researchers are recognized as being among the top in the world. That expertise in research and scholarship fuels our teaching, with faculty bringing their innovative ideas directly into the classroom," says Dean Martin Singer. Full Story
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Vivienne Poy urges grads to pursue success through community service

Vivienne Poy, now retired from the Senate of Canada, was at York University on Oct. 16 to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during Fall Convocation ceremonies. She was honoured for her work as a volunteer and success as a business leader. She told graduands of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies that throughout her life she has been guided by hard work and a desire to excel, both of which she said are important qualities in success. Full Story
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LA&PS lecturer honoured with Pioneer in Education Award

Pastor Valle-Garay of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics is the recipient of this year's Pioneer in Education Award by the Hispanic Canadian Heritage Council. The award was given to Valle-Garay for his valuable and extensive contributions in the field of education. "It is wonderful to be recognized for something I have always loved doing," said Valle-Garay. Full Story

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