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Passings: Former Chancellor Avie Bennett remembered as 'best spirit of York University'

Avie Bennett, the 10th chancellor of York University, will be remembered for many things: his philanthropy, his extraordinary dedication to higher education, and his enduring friendship and support, to highlight just a few.

York University and the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce explore innovation, automation and the labour market in London

In the heart of London, England, York University and the Canada-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce joined forces and hosted a business luncheon to discuss innovation, automation and the future of work.

Join York's Department of French Studies to celebrate University's Inaugural Week of Francophonie

York’s Departments of French Studies at Glendon and LA&PS invite you to celebrate French-speaking cultures of the world during our University’s first ever Week of Francophonie!

York University Announces New President and Vice-Chancellor

Toronto, ON - Feb. 28, 2017 – Today, Rick Waugh, Chair of York University’s Board of Governors, announced the appointment of Dr. Rhonda Lenton as the next President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, effective July 1, 2017, for a five-year term. Lenton becomes York’s eighth president, succeeding Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri.

York University and Markham Public Library launch inaugural York University Scholars Hub speakers series

York University and the Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at the Markham Public Library’s in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a 6 month theme around Neuroscience. The Scholars Hub Speaker series will take place at the Markham Village Branch on the second Thursday of each month, located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk starts at 7:00pm until 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided.

York University Alumni Night with Toronto Blue Jays @ Rogers Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Cheer on the Toronto Blue Jays at the York University Alumni Night on September 22!  We're bringing the York Alumni team to the ball park on September 22 with the exclusive York University Alumni Night. For only $45 per person,[...]
Glendon Grads Address Canada@150 - Homecoming 2017 @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus
On Saturday, September 23, hear some of our most accomplished fellow graduates offer a mix of observations, best wishes, predictions and advice to Canada during its 150th year. The generous and capable grads will include political[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm