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Going up! Lassonde professor’s space elevator attracts global attention

Lassonde School of Engineering professor Ben Quine attracted global attention this week with the news that his company, Thoth Technology, has been granted the United States patent for a space elevator, a free standing structure reaching 20 kilometres above the planet’s surface and standing more than 20 times the height of the world’s tallest structures.

Five outstanding students and new alumni to be recognized by York University Alumni Association

As part of the 2015 Homecoming celebrations, York University’s Alumni Association (YUAA) is recognizing some of this year’s student and new alumni scholarship and award recipients. Five outstanding individuals will be honoured for their academic excellence and student leadership during the YUAA annual general meeting at Mazzoleni Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning on Sept. 24.

York U athletes earn medals at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

The Toronto 2015 Pam Am Games wrapped up on Sunday after two weeks of exciting competition and York University students and alumni finished the event with five medals – congratulations to Khamica Bingham, Autumn Mills, Arthur Biyarslanov and Katrina Cameron on their wins!

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
Sep 1 2014 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 30 2016 @ 12:00 pm
TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
The Take a Student to Eat (TASTE) program is a partnership between the York University Career Centre and Alumni Relations designed to give York students and alumni an opportunity to make meaningful connections. TASTE gives York[...]
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cheer for the Lions at their home opener! Pizza Pizza halftime contest. Rock your red to win $200 for Best Buy. Enjoy food trucks, merchandise, giveaways and more! Visit yorkulions.ca for tickets and a full schedule.
Sep 11 – Sep 29 all-day
York Homecoming 2015
Make plans to come home this September! Another Homecoming is nearly upon us! Events are planned for the Keele and Glendon campuses throughout September with thousands of York alumni, students and community members in attendance[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We’ll be going through the application process for York University’s master of social work programs and answering any questions you may have.
TEDxYorkUSalon and Alumni Reception @ Mazzoleni Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
Sep 24 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
TEDxYorkUSalon and Alumni Reception @ Mazzoleni Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
TEDxYorkUSalon and Alumni Reception Presented by the York University Alumni Association (YUAA) Join us on September 24 as we showcase prominent York U community members, Janet Morrison, vice-provost students, and York master’s student, Talisha Ramsaroop[...]
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
Join us for a special Homecoming edition of The York Circle on Saturday, Sept. 26. Hear four of York’s leading professors speak on a wide range of interesting and engaging topics. Complimentary coffee, light snacks[...]
Red & White Day @ Various locations at Keele and Glendon campuses
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us in celebrating York pride and our diverse community! Red & White Day is an opportunity for the York students, faculty and staff to show their York pride. This day provides the community with[...]
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
York Fall Convocation 2015
The next generation of York grads are convocating this June. Whether you’re a family member, a friend or a graduating student, all your questions about our Fall Convocation celebrations can be answered by visiting the[...]
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We’ll be going through the application process for York University’s master of social work programs and answering any questions you may have.
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We’ll be going through the application process for York University’s master of social work programs and answering any questions you may have.