June 2022

Five Indigenous youth, including several Yukon high school students, will receive training and mentorship in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Indigenous-led research approaches in partnership with researchers at the YukonU Research Centre this summer. 

WHITEHORSE, YT—Yukon Grow, Neighbourly North and YukonBuilt are the first three companies to complete the inaugural IncubateNorth program at Yukon University. 

WHITEHORSE, YT—Yukon University will celebrate the graduating class of 2022 with an in-person convocation ceremony this Saturday, June 4. 

Two hundred and eleven students from 37 certificate, diploma and degree programs will cross the stage to receive their credential and congratulations from Chancellor Allen, President Brown and faculty. 

Renowned architect Alfred Waugh (pictured left) is keynote speaker. In 1993, Waugh became the first Aboriginal person to graduate with honours with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of British Columbia. He went on to become a LEED certified registered architect. Waugh’s company, Formline Architecture, has developed a reputation for finely crafted cultural and sustainable buildings with an award-winning portfolio of projects in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Alberta.