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York ranked fourth in Canada and in the top 100 universities in the world for social sciences, humanities and arts by Times Higher Education.
Seven York community members appointed to the Order of Canada: Paul Cantor, Robert Cox, Edgar Dosman, Julia Foster, Susan McGrath, Marcia Rioux and Rick Waugh.
Professor Priscila Uppal elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Osgoode Hall Law School celebrated its 125th anniversary this year.
Faculty of Science celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.
York named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
International Astronomical Union named asteroid (4668) “Rayjay” after Faculty of Science Dean Ray Jayawardhana.
Schulich’s REACH Diagnostics team named finalist in the prestigious Hult Prize case competition in New York.
Julia Foster, chair of York’s Board of Governors, named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by Women’s Executive Network.
York Lions men’s soccer team won national and provincial titles. Coach Carmine Isacco named CIS Coach of the Year.
Five outstanding alumni received Bryden Alumni Awards: Nigel Lockyer, Samuel Schwartz, Kofi N. Barnes, Sonia Cianfarani and Irvin Studin.
Three York professors named inaugural members of the College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists by the Royal Society of Canada: Alidad Amirfazli, Sarah Flicker (pictured) and Shayna Rosenbaum.
York Lions men’s track and field team captured first national championship in 30 years
Biomedical science student Lidia Kazakova won free tuition in the “this is my time” contest
Toronto Star named Dezsö J. Horváth, Dean of the Schulich School of Business, one of the 180 people who have shaped the city of Toronto since its founding in 1834.