Yukon University

Yukon University is back to more in-person classes and workshops this fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Microlearning workshops, temperature checks come to Yukon University

The continuing studies branch has developed 11 microlearning workshops that will be delivered through the fall

 

Students and staff mingle outside the UiT - the Arctic University of Norway campus in Alta, Norway. The school is part of the north2norht program through University of the Arctic. Grants are now being made available to students in northern Canada to take part in the exchange program. (Submitted/Arctic University of Norway)

Yukon University students eligible for travel grants

Up to 10 grants now available for participants in north2north mobility program

 

Yukon University students will return to in-person classes this upcoming fall semester. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Yukon University students will be heading back to campus for in-person lessons

Yukon University students will see many of their fall semester classes return to in-person lessons at the Ayamdigut campus in Whitehorse

 

Dr. Lesley Brown is excited to be taking on the role of president and Vice Chancellor at Yukon University later this summer. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Yukon University welcomes new president

Dr. Lesley Brown, calls new role a dream opportunity

Dr. Lesley Brown is excited to be taking on the role of president and Vice Chancellor at Yukon University later this summer. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Daqualama Jocelyn Joe-Strack has been named the Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge. Photo by Mike Rudyk

Two-Eyed Seeing program established at Yukon University

The program will honour different ways of knowing and doing and aims to uphold Indigenous values and practices in research

Daqualama Jocelyn Joe-Strack has been named the Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge. Photo by Mike Rudyk
Students in Yukon University’s housing maintainer program work on one of the two houses provided by the Tr'ondëk Hwëchin for the program. The houses were gutted and retrofitted as part of the program. (Submitted/Simon Vincent)

Yukon University wraps up housing maintainer program

Seven students renovated two homes owned by the Tr’ondëk Hwëchin over seven months

Students in Yukon University’s housing maintainer program work on one of the two houses provided by the Tr'ondëk Hwëchin for the program. The houses were gutted and retrofitted as part of the program. (Submitted/Simon Vincent)
The Power Corporation of Canada made a $100,000 donation to support the development of the Institute of Indigenous Self-Determination at Yukon University. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Development of the Institute of Indigenous Self-Determination receives $100,000 boost

Power Corporation of Canada has donated $100,000 to support the development of an Institute of Indigenous Self-Determination at Yukon University

The Power Corporation of Canada made a $100,000 donation to support the development of the Institute of Indigenous Self-Determination at Yukon University. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Liard First Nation signage in Watson Lake on June 26, 2020. Members of Liard First Nation will have new opportunities for heavy equipment operator training under a new agreement from the Yukon Resource Gateway Program. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News file)

Resource Gateway project will include training for Liard First Nation members

Training began last week for eight students at Yukon University and the Silvertip Mine.

Liard First Nation signage in Watson Lake on June 26, 2020. Members of Liard First Nation will have new opportunities for heavy equipment operator training under a new agreement from the Yukon Resource Gateway Program. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News file)
Robin Bradasch has taken on the role of associate vice president Indigenous engagement and partnerships at Yukon University. (Alistair Maitland Photography)

New associate vice president at YukonU

Yukon University has announced Chùsi Robin Bradasch has taken on the role…

Robin Bradasch has taken on the role of associate vice president Indigenous engagement and partnerships at Yukon University. (Alistair Maitland Photography)
Yukon University roundabout entrance in Whitehorse on Jan. 28. Another $50,000 in funding has been announced for an integrated mental health and wellness strategy being developed for students and staff at Yukon University. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Yukon University roundabout entrance in Whitehorse on Jan. 28. Another $50,000 in funding has been announced for an integrated mental health and wellness strategy being developed for students and staff at Yukon University. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, along with Yukon health and education delegates, announce a new medical research initiative via a Zoom conference on Jan. 21. (Screen shot)

New medical research unit at Yukon University launched

The SPOR SUPPORT Unit will implement patient-first research practices

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, along with Yukon health and education delegates, announce a new medical research initiative via a Zoom conference on Jan. 21. (Screen shot)
Yukon University has added seven members to its board of governors in recent months. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

New members named to Yukon U’s board of governors

Required number of board members now up to 17

Yukon University has added seven members to its board of governors in recent months. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon University students fined $700 each for failing to self-isolate

Students had entered communal residence and Whitehorse campus, leading it to be closed for two days