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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.

Earth sunrise outer space

WHITEHORSE—The Yukon CubeSat project at Yukon College wants to hear

Tosh Southwick
(Photo: Alistair Maitland)

WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has promoted Tosh Southwick from executive director of First Nations Initiatives and Community, Innovation and Development to the newly-

Yukon residents pursuing studies in early childhood education can now apply for funding toward the cost of their studies at accredited post-secondary institutions in Canada. Early Childhood Education Bursaries are available to both full and part-time students.

Students pursuing full-time studies in a recognized early childhood education program can apply for $2,000 per term for up to 4 terms. Those in part-time studies can apply for up to $500 per course, to a maximum of 2 courses per year.

Applications for bursaries for full-time studies must be received on or before October 1, 2018. Part-time applicants can apply any time.