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Stefan Weissenberg, winner of 2020 Yukon Innovation Prize
Stefan Weissenberg, winner of the 2020 Yukon Innovation Grand Prize. He says one of the major factors that led him to this project was the noise of snowmobiles in the Haines Pass while backcountry skiing.

 

WHITEHORSE, YTYukon College announced today that it is postponing the annual May Convocation Ceremony

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WHITEHORSE, YT—The Yukon University Board of Governors is pleased to announce Dr. Mike DeGagné as president and vice chancellor of Yukon University, Canada’s first university north of 60.

DeGagné will begin a five-year term on July 1, 2020. He will be the eighth president of Yukon’s only post-secondary institution, succeeding Dr. Karen Barnes, who has served two terms since 2011 and will retire June 30.

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Academic leaders have a final face-to-face meeting in the Pit at Ayamdiguit campus this morning to discuss planning to shift classes online.

WHITEHORSE, YT—Following the request from Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to limit gatherings and support working from home, Yukon Coll

YIP 2020
 The theme of the 2020 Yukon Innovation Prize is the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WHITEHORSE, YT— Today, Yukon College Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) and the Government of Yukon launched the application period for the 2020 Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP).

Brian Horton
Brian Horton, Manager of Northern Climate ExChange at the Yukon Research Centre, has been named to the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices expert advisory panel for Climate Adaptation.

WHITEHORSE, YT— A newly launched institute for climate policy research will have a Yukon connection. Brian Horton, Manager of Northern Climate ExChange at the Yukon Research Centre, has been named to the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices expert advisory panel for Climate Adaptation.   

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WHITEHORSE, YT. — An exhibit of new work by Amber Church invites us to consider the threats facing iconic Canadian landscapes.

Dr. Janet Welch and Jeanne Beaudoin sign the MOU document
Jeanne Beaudoin, président de l'AFY (G), et Dre. Janet Welch, Vice-présidente, académique et des services aux étudiants (D) signent le nouveau protocole d'entente. | Jeanne Beaudoin, l'AFY President (L) and Dr. Janet Welch, Vice-President Academic and Student Services sign the new MOU document.

 

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Cian O'Neill-Kizoff, coordinator for First Nations & Community Youth STEM Outreach at Yukon College speaking at Future City wrap up event, Dec. 11, 2019.  

WHITEHORSE, YT— Future City starts with a question – how can we make our city more sustainable? For the first time, Yukon College invited local youth in grades six to eight to share their curiosity and creativity around the topic.