YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:03:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Nominations are due Friday for awards celebrating researchers http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/nominations-due-friday-for-awards-celebrating-researchers/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/nominations-due-friday-for-awards-celebrating-researchers/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:54:30 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211643 Nominations are due Nov. 28 for two awards celebrating the accomplishments of new and established researchers.

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AAPR Community Information Session at Glendon will be live streamed http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/aapr-community-information-session-at-glendon-will-be-live-streamed/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/aapr-community-information-session-at-glendon-will-be-live-streamed/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:51:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211602 The Academic and Administrative Program Review Community Information Session is scheduled for Nov. 27 at the Glendon campus. The event will take place from 12 to 1:30pm in the BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall.

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Results of Red and White Day photo contest competitions announced http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/results-of-red-and-white-day-photo-contest-competitions-announced/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/results-of-red-and-white-day-photo-contest-competitions-announced/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:50:52 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211598 The winners of the Spirit Selfie and Best in Class photo contests are the Department of History in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, and the students in Professor Rebecca Bassett Gunter's Physical Activity and Health Promotion class.

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Julia Foster named to Top 100 list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/julia-foster-named-to-top-100-list-of-canadas-most-powerful-women/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/julia-foster-named-to-top-100-list-of-canadas-most-powerful-women/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:16:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211589 Julia Foster, chair of the Board of Governors of York University, has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2014 by the Women's Executive Network. The Top 100 award recognizes the top female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada.

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Steam and hot water service interruption Nov. 27 and 28 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/steam-and-hot-water-service-interruption-nov-27-and-28/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/steam-and-hot-water-service-interruption-nov-27-and-28/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:16:24 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211627 To accommodate necessary repairs to the Keele campus steam system, several buildings will experience a four-hour shutdown of the steam and hot water systems from 11pm on Thursday, Nov. 27, to 3am on Friday, Nov. 28.

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Canada moves to restrict pesticide linked to bee deaths http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/canada-moves-to-restrict-pesticide-linked-to-bee-deaths/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/canada-moves-to-restrict-pesticide-linked-to-bee-deaths/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:05:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211622 "Anything that limits the unintelligent use of pesticide is a good move," said York University biologist Amro Zayed on Takepart.com. "Food is important, but there is no good reason to use these pesticides all the time on our big cash crops when there might not be a need for them. They are costly to bees."

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Faculty of Science lecturer receives prestigious teaching award http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/faculty-of-science-lecturer-receives-prestigious-teaching-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/26/faculty-of-science-lecturer-receives-prestigious-teaching-award/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:13:39 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211618 Associate Lecturer Tamara Kelly of the Department of Biology in York University's Faculty of Science is a winner of the 2013-14 Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Teaching Award. The award recognizes exceptional contributions made by professors and librarians to the quality of higher education in Ontario.

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Experts to discuss impact of Toronto City Council election on inner suburbs http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/experts-to-discuss-impact-of-toronto-city-council-election-on-inner-suburbs/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/experts-to-discuss-impact-of-toronto-city-council-election-on-inner-suburbs/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:24:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211499 Socioeconomic inequity continues to grow for many residents of northern Etobicoke, Scarborough and North York. A panel of academics, community activists and emerging politicians will discuss the dynamics, as well as the steps that could lead to a more socially just city on Monday, Dec. 1, at the 2014 Toronto Election: Implications for Politics and Social Justice in the Inner Suburbs event.

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York Cares Campaign in support of the United Way has raised $150,000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/york-cares-campaign-in-support-of-the-united-way-has-raised-15000/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/york-cares-campaign-in-support-of-the-united-way-has-raised-15000/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:08:14 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211550 More than three weeks has gone by since the start of the 2014 York Cares Campaign in support of the United Way Toronto and the University has raised $150, 000, which is more than 74 per cent of its final fundraising goal.

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White Rose Legacy Circle pays tribute to generosity of York’s community members http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/white-rose-legacy-circle-pays-tribute-to-generosity-of-yorks-community-members/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/white-rose-legacy-circle-pays-tribute-to-generosity-of-yorks-community-members/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:05 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211509 In honour of the White Rose Legacy Circle's third anniversary, the University held a special afternoon tea event on Oct. 21 to recognize alumni, faculty, staff, retirees and friends who have remembered York in their wills or through other forms of planned giving.

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