YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:25:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How to fix Target Canada’s problems in six easy steps http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/how-to-fix-target-canadas-problems-in-six-easy-steps/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/how-to-fix-target-canadas-problems-in-six-easy-steps/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:20:06 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206962 "There are mistakes that were made, but to call mistakes a failure with an organization like this is a huge misappraisal of their innate ability to adapt, recognize issues and solve problems," said Robert Kozinets, director of MBA specialization in global retail management at York University's Schulich School of Business, in Canadian Business.

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Four York profs receive Ontario Early Researcher Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/four-york-profs-receive-ontario-early-researcher-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/four-york-profs-receive-ontario-early-researcher-awards/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:14:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206911 York nursing Professor Mary Fox, biology Professor Mark Bayfield, dance Professor Russ Patrick Alcedo and Professor Farah Ahmad of the School of Health Policy and Management each received an Ontario Early Research Award, announced the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.

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York postdoctoral fellow awarded prestigious Branco Weiss Fellowship http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/york-post-doctoral-fellow-awarded-prestigious-branco-weiss-fellowship/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/york-post-doctoral-fellow-awarded-prestigious-branco-weiss-fellowship/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:56:34 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206889 Amar Vutha is one of 10 researchers from around the world to be awarded a Society in Science -- Branco Weiss Fellowship. The fellowship will allow Vutha to work toward developing a compact and portable atomic clock.

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Parking changes in effect at Keele campus during Rogers Cup Aug. 2 to 10 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/parking-changes-in-effect-at-keele-campus-during-rogers-cup-aug-2-to-10-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/parking-changes-in-effect-at-keele-campus-during-rogers-cup-aug-2-to-10-2/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:32:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206933 Parking will be affected on York's Keele campus during the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament Aug. 2 to 10 and Shoreham Drive between Murray Ross Parkway and Ian Mcdonald Boulevard/Pond Road, will be closed in both directions.

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Bingham finishes seventh at Commonwealth Games http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/bingham-finishes-seventh-at-commonwealth-games/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/bingham-finishes-seventh-at-commonwealth-games/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:28:20 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206925 York University Lions track and field standout Khamica Bingham finished in seventh place in the 100m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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History and geography prof wins three awards for book on Irish http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/york-history-and-geography-prof-wins-three-awards-for-book-on-irish/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/york-history-and-geography-prof-wins-three-awards-for-book-on-irish/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:01:56 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206745 Professor William Jenkins has picked up a trio of awards this year -- the Clio Prize, the Joseph Brant Award and the James S. Donnelly, Sr. Prize -- for his book Between Raid and Rebellion: The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867-1916.]]> http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/york-history-and-geography-prof-wins-three-awards-for-book-on-irish/feed/ 0 Orientation 2014 — midsummer planning update http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/orientation-2014-mid-summer-planning-update/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/30/orientation-2014-mid-summer-planning-update/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:38:45 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206841 Orientation is an important week at York University. It is an opportunity for new students, transfer students, mature students, international students and even parents to learn about the school, discover academic and learning resources, and participate in fun social events.

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Banks tackle cybercrime http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/banks-tackle-cybercrime/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/banks-tackle-cybercrime/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:50:02 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206908 "Payment systems, for example, that either already exist or may be developed in the future could provide alternatives for consumers to the banks [if trust were to be compromised]," said Gordon Roberts, professor of finance at York University's Schulich School of Business, in Investment Executive.

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Steam and hot water shutdown July 31 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-shutdown-july-31/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-shutdown-july-31/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:01:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206903 To accommodate necessary repairs to the campus steam system, there will be a six-hour shutdown of the steam and hot water systems from 10pm on Thursday, July 31, to 4am on Friday, Aug. 1, affecting the hot water and heating steam supply to Keele campus buildings.

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Drooling has its benefits, in moose it inhibits growth of toxic fungus http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/drooling-has-its-benefits-in-moose-it-inhibits-growth-of-toxic-fungus/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/drooling-has-its-benefits-in-moose-it-inhibits-growth-of-toxic-fungus/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:02:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206825 Some sticky research out of York University shows a surprisingly effective way to fight against a certain species of toxic grass fungus -- moose and reindeer saliva, which when applied to red fescue grass results in slower fungus growth and less toxicity.

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