YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 28 May 2015 23:59:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 LA&PS highlights practical learning at annual experiential education celebration http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/laps-highlights-practical-learning-at-annual-experiential-education-celebration/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/laps-highlights-practical-learning-at-annual-experiential-education-celebration/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 23:59:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219606 The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies held its third annual Experiential Education Celebration on May 5. The event provided an overview of this year's achievements and what the future holds for experiential education at York University.

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Youth invited to apply to CERLAC's new youth summer program http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/youth-invited-to-apply-to-cerlacs-new-youth-summer-program-3/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/youth-invited-to-apply-to-cerlacs-new-youth-summer-program-3/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 23:38:21 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219634 The Centre for Research on Latin America and & Caribbean invites youth from the Greater Toronto Area and beyond to its first student summer program, Young Amautas of the Americas. The program will run from July 27 to 31. Applications are due Monday, June 15.

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Faculty should submit requests for library reserves or film and video bookings now http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/faculty-should-submit-requests-for-library-reserves-or-film-and-video-bookings-now-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/faculty-should-submit-requests-for-library-reserves-or-film-and-video-bookings-now-2/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 23:36:10 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219632 The York University Libraries staff remind faculty to submit their requests for material to be placed on reserve, or for film and video class bookings, as soon as possible. Although the summer term has begun, it is not too late. It is also not too early to plan in advance for the fall term. The deadline for the fall term is Aug. 15.

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TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to hold information sessions on June 2 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/toronto-2015-pan-amparapan-am-games-to-hold-information-sessions-on-june-2-3/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/toronto-2015-pan-amparapan-am-games-to-hold-information-sessions-on-june-2-3/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 23:35:27 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219630 Toronto residents who live in the Jane and Finch communities, as well as local businesses and community organizations, are invited to attend an information session to learn more about general games information, as well as details on transportation, security and venue impacts.

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Blood drive planned for York U on June 10 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/blood-drive-planned-for-york-u-on-june-10/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/blood-drive-planned-for-york-u-on-june-10/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 23:34:35 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219619 If you are considering the gift of life through a blood donation, Canadian Blood Services will be on campus on June 10 from 11am to 4pm. The clinic will take place in Central Square.

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Osgoode recognizes six accomplished grads with Gold Key Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/osgoode-recognizes-six-accomplished-grads-with-gold-key-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/osgoode-recognizes-six-accomplished-grads-with-gold-key-awards/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 21:02:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219610 Carole Piovesan, Kathleen Taylor, Paul Jebely, Frank Gomberg, Jason Madden and the late Daphne Intrator were recognized with the Dean's Gold Key Awards for law school alumni.

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Will brands like Coca-Cola stand by FIFA amid criminal probes? http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/will-brands-like-coca-cola-stand-by-fifa-amid-criminal-probes/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/28/will-brands-like-coca-cola-stand-by-fifa-amid-criminal-probes/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 18:57:11 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219616 Schulich School of Business marketing Professor Alan Middleton was quoted in the Financial Post May 27.

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YorkU magazine's Spring 2015 issue is online now http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/yorku-magazines-spring-2015-issue-is-online-now/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/yorku-magazines-spring-2015-issue-is-online-now/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 20:53:20 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219578 Available now at yorku.ca/yorku, YorkU magazine's Spring 2015 issue features: the NHL scouting combine's trick question; student-athletes on what varsity sport means to them; the lasting impact of hosting the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games; Prof. Joe Baker on the merits of Malcolm Gladwell's famous "10,000-hour" rule; and much more.

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Electrical interruption at Passy Gardens May 28 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/electrical-interruption-at-passy-gardens-may-28-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/electrical-interruption-at-passy-gardens-may-28-2/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 20:10:41 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219587 To investigate a problem with an electrical utility breaker at the Passy Gardens housing buildings, all units will be subject to a 30-minute power outage on Thursday, May 28, between 7 and 7:30am.

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Koerner lecture by anthropological icon Wade Davis underscores importance of culture http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/koerner-lecture-by-anthropological-icon-wade-davis-underscores-importance-of-culture/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/05/27/koerner-lecture-by-anthropological-icon-wade-davis-underscores-importance-of-culture/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 20:09:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=219560 On May 6, Wade Davis, UBC professor of anthropology and BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia, delivered a lecture at York's Keele campus, titled "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World." The talk constituted the third installment of the Koerner Lecture Series.

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