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Rhonda L. Lenton becomes York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor

Rhonda L. Lenton was officially installed as York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor during an inspiring ceremony held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Aviva Centre on York University’s Keele campus. The ceremony preceded the 2017 Fall Convocation ceremonies for graduates of the Faculty of Science, Glendon College, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.   […]

Social media may not be the great equalizer after all

Most people believe social media to be a great equalizer, challenging social inequities by giving everyone (as content creators) a vehicle for largely unbridled public expression, communication and broadcast. Communications Studies Professor Derek Hrynyshyn, however, has turned this idea on its head in his new book, Limits of the Digital Revolution: How Mass Media Culture […]

2017 Bryden Alumni Award recipients announced

Now in its 17th year, the Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding York University alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions in their fields, communities and to the University. The four leaders who will be honoured Nov. 23 at a celebration at the Royal Ontario Museum are: • Colleen Johnston (BBA’82), group head, […]

York University is proud to be a NAIG venue for #Team88

AANIIN BOOZHOO, SHE:KON, TANSI, TUNNGASUGIT, WACHAY: Welcome athletes & guests of the North American Indigenous Games to York U! York University is among several venues in the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding regions that will serve as a venue for the North American Indigenous Games, which provide Indigenous youth, 13 to 19 years of age, […]

President Emeritus Mamdouh Shoukri closes out a decade of impact

York President Emeritus Mamdouh Shoukri bid the York University community an early farewell last month during a reception hosted by Faculty of Health Professor Lesley Beagrie, chair of the University Senate. The event took place on June 1 in the Scott Library Atrium. Sporting his trademark grin, Shoukri was all smiles during the reception as […]