York U celebrates launch of OSIRIS-REx mission

TORONTO, Sept. 6 – York University, the lead university for Canada’s instrument contribution to NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission, will celebrate the mission’s launch to the asteroid Bennu on Thursday, Sept. 8. Along with first-year York U space science and engineering students, undergraduate and graduate students involved in space research at the Lassonde School of Engineering will […]

Two York University students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

York University will welcome two first-year students to campus this fall who have earned prestigious Schulich Leader scholarships for academic excellence, leadership in school and community life and entrepreneurial talent. Rathesh Balendran and Arma Khan will enter their first year at York with scholarships created in 2011 by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich […]

York U experts available on sports-related topics

TORONTO, August 5, 2016 – York University is proud of its top athletes headed to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games, opening Aug. 5. While congratulating them on making it among the 65 athletes representing Team Canada, York U is offering its world-class researchers in sports-related areas for media interviews: Athletic coaching & performance Joe Baker, […]

York U athletes compete at 2016 Rio Games

 TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2016 – As the 2016 Rio Olympic Games officially begin in Brazil, York University is proud to support four current and former students – and one honorary alumnus – all making an impact through sport, competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Brittany Crew, Arthur Biyarslanov, Melissa Pagnotta, Khamica Bingham, and Daniel Nestor […]

York U, partners receive $15 million in federal funding to build new patient-centred health-tech

TORONTO, July 21, 2016 − Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced the funding  at Southlake Regional Health Centre. FedDev Ontario’s investment will be matched by $19.5 million from 32 partners that are developing three […]