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Fellow alumni share memories of Herb Gray and Jim Flaherty
published May 12, 2014

York University recently mourned the loss of two of its most notable alumni in Canadian politics. Herb Gray (LLB ’56), former deputy prime minister, and Jim Flaherty (LLB ’73), former finance minister, died less than two weeks apart in April. Each man left behind a legacy cherished and remembered by  » more

York partners with Cisco to bring innovative learning to the North
published May 7, 2014

A new initiative called Connected North is giving students in remote Aboriginal and Inuit communities in northern Canada a connection to the rest of the world. In a partnership with high-tech giant Cisco Canada, which has invested $1.6 million into the program, York University is conducting a research project behind Connected  » more

Dan Kanter (BFA ’07), musical director for Justin Bieber, shares how York prepared him for international stardom
published May 7, 2014

Dan Kanter (BFA ’07), musical director and lead guitarist for Justin Bieber, visited his alma mater this past February to participate in York University's award-winning this is my time campaign and share how his time at York has helped his career.   » more

York celebrates Earth Day in style as one of Canada’s greenest employers
published May 7, 2014

Green is the new red at York! For the second year in a row, the University has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. The achievement was announced on April 22 as York celebrated Earth Day at a special ceremony held in the Keele campus’ Life Sciences Building. “I’m delighted to  » more

York University enjoys some ‘GRADitude’
published May 7, 2014

They are not your average students. And it was not an average party that celebrated their outstanding achievements at the Arcadian Loft in downtown Toronto last week. More than 300 soon-to-be York grads and alumni leaders attended this year’s GRADitude, an annual event the University hosts to honour its top athletes,  » more

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