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Two international students graduating amid pandemic are available to share their unique stories

Two international students graduating amid pandemic are available to share their unique stories

Meet Syeda Fatima Abbas Rizvi, 19, and mature student Sabina Goranova – two women who started their post-secondary education in person before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and had to complete their programs online, overcoming all challenges the pandemic posed.

York U graduates to be honoured at first in-person Convocation in two years

York U graduates to be honoured at first in-person Convocation in two years

Excitement is mounting as more than 9,000 graduates prepare to descend on York University to attend the first in-person graduation ceremony since the beginning of COVID-19. This Spring Convocation season will be like none before, as it celebrates not only York’s graduating Class of 2022, but also the Classes of 2020 and 2021 who were […]

‘I wanted to give back to my community’: Meet two graduates who helped bring Keele campus back to life

‘I wanted to give back to my community’: Meet two graduates who helped bring Keele campus back to life

For about 25 months, York’s Keele and Glendon campuses were largely unpopulated. Even after classes and exams returned following the initial COVID-19 wave, social distancing requirements and other public health protocols meant that students, faculty and most staff stayed home while the campus – normally teeming with humanity – waited for their return. When the return […]

Study shows how mothers calm their distressed infants with soothing signals

Study shows how mothers calm their distressed infants with soothing signals

TORONTO, June 6, 2022 — Most parents know it even if they can’t prove it: When a baby becomes distressed, its mother has a unique power to soothe and calm the infant with little more than a loving embrace and some tender words.  To the lay person, it’s one of life’s mysteries – operating almost as […]

York U return to in-person Convocation expected to draw 25,000 attendees

York U return to in-person Convocation expected to draw 25,000 attendees

TORONTO, June 8 2022 – York University’s Spring Convocation celebrations will take place from June 9 to 18, the first in-person Convocation on the University’s campuses since the beginning of COVID-19. Throughout the ceremonies, 12 honorary doctoral degrees will be awarded. “Convocation is one of the proudest events in the academic year, for students and their families, as […]