YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:22:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 AAPR update: Timeline for the release of Task Force reports http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/aapr-update-timeline-for-the-release-of-task-force-reports/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/aapr-update-timeline-for-the-release-of-task-force-reports/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:09:53 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210410 The Academic and Administrative Task Force Reports will be available to University community members on Friday, Nov. 7.

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Take Our Kids to Work forms are due Oct. 31 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/take-our-kids-to-work-forms-are-due-oct-31/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/take-our-kids-to-work-forms-are-due-oct-31/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:44:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210394 Take Our Kids to Work returns Wednesday, Nov. 5. If you are interested in bringing your Grade 9er with you to work, be sure to fill out the permission and registration forms and submit them by Oct. 31.

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‘Invoking the Goddess’ exhibit opens Monday http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/invoking-the-goddess-exhibit-opens-monday/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/invoking-the-goddess-exhibit-opens-monday/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:32:16 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210367 The Invoking the Goddess photography exhibition with work by Malathi de Alwis and Sharni Jayawardena will launch Monday, Nov. 3, with an artist’s talk by de Alwis followed by a reception from 3 to 5pm at Crossroads, 283 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building.

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York profs investigate the mathematics of the ‘undead’ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/york-profs-investigate-the-mathematics-of-the-undead/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/york-profs-investigate-the-mathematics-of-the-undead/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:30:02 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210315 In the event of a zombie apocalypse, are humanity's days numbered? York Professors Jane Heffernan and Derek Wilson decided to investigate, and the results are revealed in "The Undead: A Plague on Mankind or a Powerful New Tool for Epidemiological Research," part of the forthcoming book The Mathematical Modelling of Zombies.

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TPSB begins public consultations for next chief http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/tpsb-begins-public-consultations-for-next-chief/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/tpsb-begins-public-consultations-for-next-chief/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:19 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210370 "We need a chief who understands how communities feel when they are being policed," said York University law Professor Margaret Beare in the Toronto Sun. "We need a chief who brings a different tone to the force."

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Getting ready for zombies, are you prepared? http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/getting-ready-for-the-zombie-apocalypse-are-you-prepared/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/getting-ready-for-the-zombie-apocalypse-are-you-prepared/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:52:27 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210413 Katherine Branton, manager of York University's Office of Emergency Preparedness, thinks that even without the threat a zombie attack, every home should have an emergency preparedness kit.

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Retirees’ annual craft sale and showcase offers an early taste of holiday cheer http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/retirees-annual-craft-sale-and-showcase-offers-an-early-taste-of-holiday-cheer-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/retirees-annual-craft-sale-and-showcase-offers-an-early-taste-of-holiday-cheer-2/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:06:25 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210419 The York University Retirees Association Showcase and Sale returns for another great year on Nov. 4, from 9am to 3pm, in the East Bear Pit and Central Square corridor on York's Keele campus.

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Symposium looks at adult and child obesity from global perspective http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/symposium-looks-at-adult-and-child-obesity-from-global-perspective/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/30/symposium-looks-at-adult-and-child-obesity-from-global-perspective/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:20:45 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210300 A two-day symposium on obesity at York University will look at the health implications of dietary proteins, fat distribution and lifestyle, as well as the associated risks of chronic diseases and cardiovascular diseases. It will take place Nov. 6 and 7 at 320 Bethune College.

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Senate synopsis is now available http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/senate-synopsis-is-now-available-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/senate-synopsis-is-now-available-2/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:28:48 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210345 The synopsis of the 607th meeting of the Senate of York University, held on Oct. 23, is now available.

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Save the date: Take Our Kids to Work forms are due Oct. 31 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/save-the-date-take-our-kids-to-work-forms-due-oct-31/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/save-the-date-take-our-kids-to-work-forms-due-oct-31/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:24:25 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210342 Take Our Kids to Work returns Wednesday, Nov. 5. If you are interested in bringing your Grade 9er with you to work, be sure to fill out the permission and registration forms and submit them by Oct. 31.

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