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November 19th marks the official launch of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) North at Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E), Yukon College.


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NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Northern Energy Innovation, Dr. Michael Ross (far right) with his student research team, at Yukon Energy, summer 2019.

Yukon College has once again made the list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges, jumping to the top spot for number of paid student researchers compared to other similarly sized institutions.

Paul FlahertyWHITEHORSE, YT — The Yukon College community is saddened by the passing of former board of governors' chair Paul Flaherty.

student at admissionsWHITEHORSE, YT—Applications are now open for future students wishing to begin programs and courses in September 2020. 

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship team (L - R): Alessia Guthrie, Lauren Manekin Beille, , Bronwen Duncan and Clement Richard. Missing: Caitlyn MacMaster. 

WHITEHORSE— Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) at Yukon College has broadened its supports for Yukon trailblazers. Formerly known as Cold Climate Innovation (CCI), the change in name is linked to an expansion in both the services the team provides and the type of innovators they support.   

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WHITEHORSE, YT—The Yukon College board of governors has begun recruitment for the institution’s next president and vice chancellor.

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(Credit: Fritz Mueller)

WHITEHORSE—Over 775 new and returning credit students are enrolled in classes this fall at Yukon College a 17 per cent increase over this time last year

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Perspectives in Reconciliation participants stand together at the Carcross Learning Centre, Yukon. (Photo: Alistair Maitland Photography)

WHITEHORSE—Presidents, vice-presidents and reconciliation leads from 31 colleges and universities have returned to their respective institutions across Canada with fresh perspectives on reconciliation, inspiration about what is possible and new relationships to support their journeys.

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Yukon College student, Noah Sternbergh

WHITEHORSE— As part of its partnership with Nergica, Yukon Research Centre at Yukon College participated for the first time in an intern exchange. Nergica hosted Yukon College student and research assistant Noah Sternbergh for four weeks in Quebec, while Camille St-Arneault, an intern with Nergica and student at Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles was hosted by the Northern Energy Innovation (NEI) team at Yukon College.