YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/national-day-of-remembrance-and-action-on-violence-against-women/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/national-day-of-remembrance-and-action-on-violence-against-women/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:31:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210116 Join in the commemoration for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 11:30am to 12:30pm, outside Vari Hall, with aboriginal elder Laureen Waters at the opening ceremonies.

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Geography conference to focus on top global and local challenges http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/geography-conference-to-focus-on-top-global-and-local-challenges/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/geography-conference-to-focus-on-top-global-and-local-challenges/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:30:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210112 York's Department of Geography will host the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers -- Ontario Division Oct. 24 and 25, featuring 120 research papers and several roundtables. Chief City of Toronto planner Jennifer Keesmaat will give the opening address Friday.

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FES prof wins award for his international environmental education work http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/fes-prof-wins-award-for-his-international-environmental-education-work/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/fes-prof-wins-award-for-his-international-environmental-education-work/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:44:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209791 Professor Emeritus David Bell of York's Faculty of Environmental Studies has won a 2014 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication Award for his outstanding contributions in environmental public education, research, innovations and legislation. He received the award during a ceremony in Ottawa earlier this month.

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Spirit vigil raises awareness about violence against indigenous women http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/spirit-vigil-raises-awareness-about-violence-against-indigenous-women/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/spirit-vigil-raises-awareness-about-violence-against-indigenous-women/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:43:49 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209800 Some 50 students, staff and faculty recently marched from York's Vari Hall to the York Tipi near Osgoode Hall Law School as part of the Spirit Vigil to Honour Our Stolen Sisters, raise awareness about violence against indigenous women and support the call for a national inquiry.

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Electrical service interruptions on Keele campus Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/electrical-service-interruptions-on-keele-campus-oct-30-to-nov-1/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/electrical-service-interruptions-on-keele-campus-oct-30-to-nov-1/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210128 Between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, there will be several electrical service interruptions across the Keele campus.

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Bookstore closed Wednesday, Oct. 29 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/bookstore-closed-wednesday-oct-29-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/bookstore-closed-wednesday-oct-29-2/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:22:20 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209923 The Bookstore will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 29, for a system upgrade, but will re-open on Thursday, Oct. 30. Place orders in advance to avoid waiting.

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Musicians are better multitaskers http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/musicians-are-better-multitaskers/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/musicians-are-better-multitaskers/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:01:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210125 York University psychologists Linda Moradzadeh, Galit Blumenthal and Melody Wiseheart report musicians appear to have "superior ability to maintain and manipulate competing information in memory, allowing for efficient global processing," reported the Pacific Standard.

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Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon delivers guidance and more http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/anita-mcbride-alumni-mentoring-luncheon-delivers-guidance-and-more/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/anita-mcbride-alumni-mentoring-luncheon-delivers-guidance-and-more/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:46:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210046 Graduates of the Faculty of Environmental Studies got to network, meet and mingle at the annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon aimed at establishing networks between graduates of the faculty's programs and current students. About 130 students, faculty and community members attended the event.

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Role of public intellectuals in shaping Canada to be debated at York U’s Glendon College http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/role-of-public-intellectuals-in-shaping-canada-to-be-debated-at-york-us-glendon-college/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/role-of-public-intellectuals-in-shaping-canada-to-be-debated-at-york-us-glendon-college/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:56:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210101 A group of thought leaders will come together to discuss the role of public intellectuals and scholars in shaping Canada at a one-day conference, "Fiddling while Rome burns? A Conference on Public Intellectuals and the Future of Canada," at York University's Glendon College on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Lions welcome Warriors for FANfest game http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/lions-welcome-warriors-for-fanfest-game/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/lions-welcome-warriors-for-fanfest-game/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:45:00 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210078 The York University Lions football team will wrap up the regular season on Saturday, Oct. 25 with an afternoon game against the University of Waterloo Warriors at York Stadium. The match will begin at 1pm and can also be seen live online on OUA.tv.

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