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2022 Spring Convocation

2022 Spring Convocation

Taking part in your convocation ceremony is a memorable occasion and we strongly encourage all graduating students to attend and celebrate this milestone with family and friends. For more information and the full ceremony schedule, please visit the Convocation website.

Alumni Graduation Ceremonies

Alumni Graduation Ceremonies

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

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Adapting to an evolving landscape: How families are managing during the pandemic

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Adapting to an evolving landscape: How families are managing during the pandemic

Heather Prime, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health How have families been disrupted by the pandemic, how are they coping, and how have these changes impacted family dynamics and children? And, what can we do? This talk answers these questions and focuses on the role of families, communities and policies for supporting child […]

GRADitude | Young alumni speed networking: Meet the 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

GRADitude | Young alumni speed networking: Meet the 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

Join this virtual speed networking session hosted by alumna Mikhaela Gray (BA ’14, MEd ’18), where you will have the chance to network with some of the 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30. Attendees will participate in networking sessions in Zoom breakout rooms hosted by the Top 30 alumni. This is a great opportunity to […]

York alumni in London: Canadian university alumni mixer

York alumni in London: Canadian university alumni mixer

York University is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Canada – UK Chamber of Commerce’s Canadian Universities Alumni Networking Reception, taking place on May 5, 2022. We’d like to invite York alumni residing in the UK to attend and enjoy an evening of networking. Expand your professional network, mingle with fellow Canadians in […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Rough seas: Working conditions in the fishing industry and the impact on sustainability

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Rough seas: Working conditions in the fishing industry and the impact on sustainability

Peter Vandergeest, Professor Emeritus& Senior Scholar, Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Do Canadians have a role or obligation to act with respect to working conditions for the seafarers who catch the seafood we consume? Industrial fisheries provide much of the seafood that enters into global seafood supply chains, such as the ubiquitous canned or […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Small town, short work week: Evaluating the effects of a compressed work week pilot in Zorra, Ontario, Canada

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Small town, short work week: Evaluating the effects of a compressed work week pilot in Zorra, Ontario, Canada

Zachary Spicer, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration On September 1, 2020, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the township of Zorra, Ontario, Canada began a compressed work week pilot project designed to add flexibility for the municipal. This presentation provides information on the program’s design and implementation and reports on the […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | The impact of Russian sanctions on Canada

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | The impact of Russian sanctions on Canada

Perry Sadorsky, Professor of Sustainability and Economics, Schulich School of Business An overview of how the recent sanctions on Russia affect Canada economically and demographically. Do these sanctions represent opportunities or threats to the Canadian economy? How do these sanctions affect Canada’s role in the global economy? Register: https://bit.ly/36AQwI3

The Mining Bee Family (Andrenidae): Phylogeny, Taxonomy, Diversification and Biogeography

The Mining Bee Family (Andrenidae): Phylogeny, Taxonomy, Diversification and Biogeography

Part of the “Bee Biogeography and Systematics Talks” series hosted by York University’s Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation, and the Packer Lab. Join Dr. Silas Bossert, Assistant Professor, Washington State University & Dr. Gideon Pisanty, Collection Manager of Hymenoptera, The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Israel, as they discuss “The […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Law in the time of COVID: Pandemics, protest and emergencies

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Law in the time of COVID: Pandemics, protest and emergencies

Featuring Professor Allan Hutchinson, Osgoode Hall Law School This talk will explore how law has been affected by the pandemic and the Emergency Powers Act specifically. What are its implications on Canadian civil liberties in the current situation? How does it empower the federal government? What are the powers available to federal and provincial governments? […]