York U program will prepare students for smart infrastructure sector and more

NSERC funding will improve training in Internet-of-Things applications TORONTO, July 16, 2018 ­­– A new program at York University will train students in leading technologies that enable almost anything with an embedded sensor – from the smallest personal accessory to the largest city infrastructure – to connect to the Internet. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research […]

Lisa Philipps appointed York University Provost and Vice-President Academic

Toronto, June 26, 2018 – Rhonda L. Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University, announced the appointment of Professor Lisa Philipps to the position of Provost and Vice-President Academic, effective July 1, 2018, for a five-year term. The appointment follows a pan-university community consultation process, and extensive international search, approved by the Board of Governors today. […]

Indigenous law scholar John Borrows receives honorary degree from York University

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 ─ Indigenous law scholar John Borrows, who is internationally acclaimed for his publications, research and community activism, was recognized with an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University today. Borrows, who received his honorary degree during Osgoode Hall Law School’s spring convocation ceremony, has had a celebrated academic career at […]

Businessman and philanthropist Galen Weston receives honorary degree from York University

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 ─ Galen G. Weston, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of George Weston Limited, and Loblaw Companies Limited, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University today during Spring Convocation for the Schulich School of Business. Weston is the fourth generation to lead the family business.  Founded in 1882, […]