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York University Alumni Book Club | A talk with Cheryl Diamond, author of Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood

York University Alumni Book Club | A talk with Cheryl Diamond, author of Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood

Join the York University Alumni Book Club for a talk with Cheryl Diamond, author of Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood a story about growing up in a family of outlaws. To the young Cheryl Diamond, life felt like one big adventure, whether she was hurtling down the Himalayas in a rickety car […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | The latest United Nations report – Accelerating the energy transition

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | The latest United Nations report – Accelerating the energy transition

Presented by Professor Patricia Perkins, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change Huge potential now exists to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency, adoption of renewables and new energy infrastructures, and the global spread of low-emission technologies and lifestyles which can provide healthy, decent living standards for all. These coordinated energy transition strategies have the […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Pandemic possibilities: Sexuality, gender and youth in the time of COVID-19

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Pandemic possibilities: Sexuality, gender and youth in the time of COVID-19

Presented by Professor Jen Gilbert, Faculty of Education How will stay-at-home orders, virtual schooling, canceled proms, viral TikTok dances, boredom, and omnipresent doom inspire, or perhaps constrain, new sexual and gender formations? This presentation explores how the experience of living with and through the pandemic has shaped young people’s sense of their genders and sexualities. […]

Alumni Networks | Master of Financial Accountability alumni network: Interview tips and networking

Alumni Networks | Master of Financial Accountability alumni network: Interview tips and networking

Join us Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30pm ET for a relevant and engaging talk by Mike Mokhtar (MFAc ’13), owner of Mike Mokhtar Personal Corporation, titled “How to Control an Interview.” Afterwards, audience members will have the opportunity to ask Mike questions and further benefit from his insight. The evening continues in breakout rooms, each […]

York Circle | Indigenous experiences of parenthood in the contemporary world

York Circle | Indigenous experiences of parenthood in the contemporary world

Hosted by Dr. Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Academic Chair of The York Circle, this virtual lecture series will showcase York’s leading faculty members engaging in lively panel discussions and Q&A sessions on key themes related to this year’s topic: “Oh Canada! The True North Strong and Free? A historical journey through Canada’s transgressions of individual and community rights.” Registration […]

Vancouver Alumni Happy Hour

Vancouver Alumni Happy Hour

PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this event has changed! We’re excited to accommodate even more alumni at District Bar and Restaurant on Robson St. Vancouver, it’s been a while. You’re invited to join York University at our Vancouver Alumni Happy Hour Mixer on Thursday, May 19. Meet fellow York alumni in your city and enjoy […]

Glendon Alumni Graduation Ceremony

Glendon Alumni Graduation Ceremony

We are looking forward to welcoming all graduates from 2020 & 2021 back to campus and holding in-person Alumni Convocation ceremonies to celebrate their graduation. To view the full ceremony schedule, please visit the Convocation website.

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Ukrainian sovereignty and identity: A critical discussion on the war in Ukraine

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Ukrainian sovereignty and identity: A critical discussion on the war in Ukraine

Karen Krasny, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education The world is witnessing Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine in what is the largest conventional, nation-state to nation-state military attack on a European democracy since the second world war. This presentation will provide attendees with critical insights into the events leading up to the present invasion and what […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Bee the Change

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Bee the Change

Sheila Colla, Associate Professor, York Research Chair (Tier 2) in Interdisciplinary Conversation Science, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change Amro Zayed, York Research Chair in Genomics and Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science Just ahead of World Bee Day on May 20, tune in to hear more about the status of pollinators here in […]

GRADitude | Investing: Where to start?

GRADitude | Investing: Where to start?

Thinking about investing but not sure how to get started? Join this session with York U alumnus Fahad Rana (BA ’17) who will cover a whole range of topics for beginners including how to invest and what vehicle to invest in (TFSA/RRSP, etc.), and insight on where to focus your money when starting out (stocks, […]