YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A trashy affair, a big sweep? York University launches its 20-Minute Clean Up on April 25 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/a-trashy-affair-york-university-launches-its-20-minute-clean-up-on-april-25/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/a-trashy-affair-york-university-launches-its-20-minute-clean-up-on-april-25/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:29:03 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202130 On April 25, faculty, staff and students at York University will be volunteering their time to give the Keele and Glendon campuses a bit of "spit and polish" as part of the University's annual 20-Minute Makeover.

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Migration Matters explores arts-based methodologies in migration research http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/migration-matters-explores-arts-based-methodologies-in-migration-research/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/migration-matters-explores-arts-based-methodologies-in-migration-research/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:20:28 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202121 The visual arts, theatre, filmmaking, music and dance are important aspects in transnational migration. The role of arts-based methodologies in researching the migrant experience is the topic of the next Migration Matters event on April 22 from 2 to 4pm in Room 626 Kaneff Tower.

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Thompson Road closure April 22 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/thompson-road-closure-april-22/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/thompson-road-closure-april-22/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:08:27 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202127 The east arm of Thompson Road running along the east side of the Life Sciences Building will be restricted to emergency vehicle use only from 7am to 12pm on Tuesday, April 22.

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Newmarket making pitch for York campus http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/newmarket-making-pitch-for-york-campus/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/newmarket-making-pitch-for-york-campus/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:08:45 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202123 Newmarket will make its pitch for a York University satellite campus later this week, reported the Newmarket Era.

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From boomer life to zoomer life: Redesigning health care http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/from-boomer-life-to-zoomer-life-redesigning-health-care/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/from-boomer-life-to-zoomer-life-redesigning-health-care/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:02:19 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202052 Schulich MBA students will collaborate with Ontario College of Art and Design master's students to pitch six ventures April 23, each competing as the best answer to health-care challenges facing aging Canadians.

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Vignettes used as relevant focus group method, talk http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/vignettes-used-as-relevant-focus-group-method-talk/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/17/vignettes-used-as-relevant-focus-group-method-talk/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:04:59 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202046 International visiting student and PhD Candidate in nursing, Jaqueline Macedo of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will give her talk, "Using Vignettes as a Relevant Focus Group Method in School-Based Mental Health Research", April 30.

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Call for nominations for an Interim Master of Winters College http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/call-for-nominations-for-the-master-of-winters-college-3/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/call-for-nominations-for-the-master-of-winters-college-3/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:36:09 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202043 Applications and nominations are invited for the master of Winters College. The deadline for submissions is May 13.

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York’s Earth Day celebration will honour sustainability champions and achievements http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/yorks-earth-day-celebration-will-honour-sustainability-champions-and-achievements/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/yorks-earth-day-celebration-will-honour-sustainability-champions-and-achievements/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:23:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202097 On Tuesday, April 22 at 2pm, the York University community is invited to an Earth Day Celebration in the lobby of the Life Sciences Building. The event will pay tribute to a number of sustainability achievements across York's campuses and includes the presentation of the inaugural President's Sustainability Leadership Awards.

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‘Surface Normal’ exhibit opens Thursday at Artscape Wychwood Barns http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/surface-normal-exhibit-opens-thursday-at-artscape-wychwood-barns/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/surface-normal-exhibit-opens-thursday-at-artscape-wychwood-barns/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:35:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202062 Fourteen intriguing projects are featured in Surface Normal, a juried exhibition of works created over the past year by students in York University's Digital Media Program, offered jointly through the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

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Maureen Armstrong appointed university secretary and general counsel http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/maureen-armstrong-appointed-university-secretary-and-general-counsel/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/04/16/maureen-armstrong-appointed-university-secretary-and-general-counsel/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:03:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202051 Maureen Armstrong joins York University from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Ministry of the Attorney General, where she served as chair of the board for the past six years.

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