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The York University Brief Newsletter

The York University Brief is the Office of the President’s monthly newsletter. It provides us with the opportunity to share stories about some of York’s best and brightest with our valued partners, so that you are able to celebrate our successes with us. If you don’t already receive The York University Brief, you can sign up for it here.

At York, we are curious and progressive by nature. These qualities fuel knowledge and discovery within our community and enable success and groundbreaking research in a wide range of subject areas.

We take pride in our innovative community, and look forward to sharing more about it with you.

Ijade Maxwell Rodrigues
Chief of Government and Community Relations & Protocol

Current Issue: April 2024

Top Stories

Ontario Government Approves York University School of Medicine

In the 2024 Budget, the government of Ontario approved York's School of Medicine proposal, as well as $9 million in start-up funding. York is exceptionally pleased with this outcome and thanks the government for partnering with us on this historic initiative.

Markham Skate Day Minister Mulroney Announces Funding for YSpace

The YSpace team was pleased to welcome Minister Caroline Mulroney earlier this month to their Georgina Entrepreneurship Hub, a partnership between YSpace, Georgina, and East Gwillimbury. Minister Mulroney announced up to $150,000 in funding, through the Rural Economic Development program, for the YSpace Northern York Region Hub in Georgina. As York University's entrepreneurship and innovation hub, YSpace has supported hundreds of ventures, leading to the creation of over 1,300 jobs.

York at the Vaughan Future of Health Innovation Forum

In April, York representatives were pleased to attend the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce's Inaugural Future of Health Innovation Forum. Provost Lisa Philipps joined a
panel of experts and leaders from government, academia, and industry to address critical topics shaping the future of healthcare. Thanks to all those who attended.

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