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2016 Holiday Message

As the year comes to a close, we have, (as I’m sure many of you have), find it useful to take a moment to look back and reflect on everything we have to be thankful for from the past year. And in doing so, we want to thank you – our alumni, donors and friends – whose continued support is the backbone of the University, driving us forward and helping us reach success at every turn.

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.

The Toronto Alumni Reception brings Alumni together from across the GTA

Bringing together York University alumni, faculty, and staff from all walks of life, the Toronto Alumni Reception was a sold-out success held at downtown Toronto’s Aperture room. The evening featured remarks from host and York University Advisory Board (YUAB) Chair Randy Williamson (LLB '88); a presentation by York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri; and an uplifting and engaging speech by York University alumnus Karl Subban (BEd '90).

Crossroads Reading Series is a must-attend event for anyone interested in Canadian literature, the publishing industry and the direction of literature in the era of digital technology. See students, established authors and university professors read[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Faculty of Environmental Studies presents the 2017 James B. Love Lecture in Avian Conservation, a film screening of The Messenger. Can you imagine a world without birdsong? Su Rynard’s wide-ranging and contemplative documentary The[...]
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
York University and Markham Public Library are partnering for the Scholars Hub speaker series. This first session, "When Proteins Go Rogue: The Molecular Origins of Neurodegenerative Disease," will feature guest speaker Dr. Derek Wilson. The[...]