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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.

As part of it' Distinguished Lecture Series, the Department of Geography is pleased to presnt Dr. Rashad Shabazz. The talk will explore the links between music and geography, the history of black migration to Minneapolis[...]
Canada - UK Chamber of Commerce Luncheon with Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri & Moya Greene @ Pewterers' Hall | England | United Kingdom
The Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce requests the pleasure of your company at a talk discussing  Innovation, automation and the labour market    with guest speakers Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri President & Vice-Chancellor, York University Moya Greene[...]
Human Resources Student Association (HRSA) - End of Year Celebration & Alumni Mixer March 30, 2017 @ Atkinson Building, Room 109 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
On behalf of the Human Resources Student Association (HRSA) Executive team, you are invited to attend our networking event of the year! The End of Year Celebration & Mixer will be held in the Atkinson Building,[...]
IT Student Association - Alumni Networking Mixer @ The Underground at the York University Student Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The School of Information Technology (IT) and the IT Student Association would like to invite you to the York University IT Alumni Networking Mixer on March 30, 2017 at the Underground (located in the York University Student Centre)[...]
Biodiversity Development in Costa Rica - Daniel Janzen - 2017 Koerner Lecture @ 101 Life Sciences Building |  |  |
Superstar of Costa Rica conservation, Daniel Janzen, the DiMaura Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and technical advisor to Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG) in northwestern Costa Rica, will give a talk[...]
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Join us in the Vari Hall Rotunda at 10:30am on April 3, when our specialized honours and honours students will display posters of the research they have conducted over the year with individual faculty supervisors.[...]
Apr 6 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University invites high schools to Change Your World 2017. Since 1968, FES has been at the forefront of cutting-edge environmental well-being and social justice research that focuses directly[...]
Apr 13 @ 6:15 pm – 11:00 pm
York in New York presents Come From Away @ Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre | New York | New York | United States
Join York University for an exclusive evening to see Canada's treasure Come From Away on Broadway. Created and written by York University alumni David Hein (BFA ’97) and Irene Sankoff (BA ’99), and produced by[...]
Markham YorkU Scholars Hub: Your Brain in Action @ Markham Village Library | Markham | Ontario | Canada
Humans surpass all other animals and robots when it comes to the diversity and malleability of movements produced — we are the world’s most versatile movers. Dr. Henriques explains how the brain’s remarkable control systems[...]
Glendon Classes of '66-'67 50th Anniversary Reunion @ Sky Room, Glendon Centre of Excellence; Glendon Campus - York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The classes of ’66 and ’67 sure have a lot to celebrate. It's been 50 years since our classes graduated, and a landmark like this deserves recognition. The Pro Tem Committee— Don Bangay, Peter Broadmore, Margot[...]
Kinesiology and Health Science 50th Celebratory Dinner @ Paradise Banquet & Convention Centre | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Located 5 minutes from campus on the east side of Jane Street, north of Hwy 407, south of Hwy 7 A celebration dinner for alumni, faculty, coaches and staff (current and former), will provide opportunities[...]
50th Anniversary Celebration-Hosted by Vanier College! @ York University Vanier College Main Lobby   | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Gala Event $75 4:00 – 6:00 PM: Reconnect with Vanier Friends, Faculty and Fellows 6:30 -8:30 PM: Dinner and Entertainment, Schulich Executive Dining Room 9:00 - 12:00 AM: Music of the decades with dancing. Accommodation:[...]
Markham YorkU Scholars Hub: The Beautiful Brain - How Do We See the World? @ Markham Village Library | Markham | Ontario | Canada
Whether marveling at a work of art or engaging in daily routine, our visual sense and powerful brain let us react with adequate behaviors. Dr. Zoidl explains what our perception of the physical world means[...]