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Whitehorse – The 2019 Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP) competition offers Yukoners a chance at $70,000 for ideas that improve sustainability by using clean technologies.

WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has appointed Judy Gingell, Tom Ullyett, Jocelyn Curteanu

SSHRC Announcment
(l-r) Associate Vice President Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation Tosh Southwick, Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, Associate Vice President Research Operations Clint Sawicki.

WHITEHORSEThe Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples—one based on the recognition of rights, respect, collaboration and partnership.

Luzelle Nagel

WHITEHORSE—Luzelle Nagel has joined Yukon College as director of Finance & Administration.

Nagel was with Yukon Housing Corporation for nine years as a manager of Financial Planning and Reporting and most recently as manager of Finance.

Trifid nebula by Neil Graham
Trifid Nebula by Neil Graham

WHITEHORSE—An exhibit of new paintings by Neil Graham at Yukon College’s Hilltop Bistro invites us to consider our place in the universe.

WHITEHORSE—Yukon women and girls are showing a high interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study and careers, and there is a high level of employment for women in these fields in Yukon. However, this is not always reflected in management positions, successful scholarship applications, or levels of research funding.

Annabel GrantWHITEHORSE—Out of 15 submitted ideas from 15 contest participants, Annabelle Grant has been named the winner of the Yukon CubeSat idea contest.  

Davida Wood

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has named Davida Wood as the new

student Noah Sternbergh
Student researcher Noah Sternbergh presents her work in Ottawa this week.

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College ranks third out of comparable smaller colleges in Canada for the number of paid student researchers according to the newly released Canada’s Top

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WHITEHORSE—Yukon College archaeology and anthropology instructor Norm Easton will present the first talk in the 2018-19 Long Ago Yukon Speaker Series this Saturday to celebrate International Archaeology Day.

faculty receiving TAC certificate
College faculty receive the official TAC certificate today from TAC executive director Richard Stamper. (L-R) GeoTech instructor/coordinator Dr. Joel Cubley, dean, Applied Science and Management Margaret Dumkee, instructor Mary Samolczyk, executive director, Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining and Communities, Innovation & Development Shelagh Rowles, Richard Stamper, Yukon College president and vice chancellor Dr.

WHITEHORSE--Climate change affects the North more than any other part of Canada and threatens the efficiency, safety and reliability of northern transportation. Making our northern transportation system more resilient to the effects of climate is important given the key role transportation plays in the region’s social and economic development.

That is why the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are investing in two important climate change adaptation research projects under the Northern Transportation Adaptation Initiative.