York University recognizes filmmaker Deepa Mehta with honorary degree

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 ─ Filmmaker Deepa Mehta received an honorary doctor of letters today from York University during Spring Convocation in recognition of her accomplishments as a director and screenwriter dedicated to battling cultural intolerance. A legend in the Canadian and international film industries, Mehta was born in Amritsar, Punjab (India) in 1950. She […]

York University recognizes physician Narendra Chetram Singh with honorary degree

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 ─ Dr. Narendra Chetram Singh, a compassionate physician who is devoted to global pediatric and neonatal health care, received an honorary doctor of laws from York University today during Spring Convocation for the Faculty of Health A physician who elevates the standard of care everywhere he works, Dr. Singh recently retired […]

Corporate leader and women’s rights advocate Annette Verschuren receives honorary degree from York University

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 – York University today recognized the many contributions of Canadian corporate leader and rights advocate Annette Verschuren, who received an honorary doctor of laws degree at a York University Spring Convocation ceremony for graduates in the Faculty of Health and Faculty of Environmental Studies. Passionate about modern energy technologies and corporate development, […]

York U expert available to comment on United Bid 2026 winning hosting rights for 2026 FIFA World Cup

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – For the first time since 1994 FIFA World Cup will come back to North America. Today, United 2026, a joint bid by Canada, Mexico and United States to host 2026 FIFA World Cup defeated Morocco to earn hosting rights for one of the largest sporting events in the world. Vijay Setlur, a sport marketing instructor at the Schulich […]

New infrastructure financing program at York University’s Schulich School of Business to support G7 global development initiatives

TORONTO, June 6, 2018 − York University’s Schulich School of Business will launch a new program to teach the world’s latest advances in infrastructure financing and development to visiting G7 Fellows from  emerging economies. The program was specially created in response to key challenges in addressing the infrastructure gap that G7 leaders plan to discuss in […]