YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:35:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Family donates Rolls-Royce of pianos to York’s music department http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/family-donates-rolls-royce-of-pianos-to-yorks-music-department/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/family-donates-rolls-royce-of-pianos-to-yorks-music-department/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:21:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207846 The exquisite 100-year-old Bosendorfer grand piano will advance York's music programs, but first it needs some restoration work. It was gifted in memory of Barbara June Rosenberg, a collector of art and champion of the performing arts who died unexpectedly in October 2013.

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Schulich prof wins prestigious ASBPE award for editorial excellence http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/schulich-prof-wins-prestigious-asbpe-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/schulich-prof-wins-prestigious-asbpe-award/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:28:39 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207855 York Schulich School of Business Professor Moshe Milevsky has won an ASBPE gold award for two columns he penned about annuities. The American Society of Business Publication Editors' Azbees ASBPE Awards of Excellence recognizes the best in editorial, design and online achievement.

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York members interested in attending COP 20 need apply by Sept. 10 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/york-members-interested-in-attending-cop-20-need-apply-by-sept-10-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/york-members-interested-in-attending-cop-20-need-apply-by-sept-10-2/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:09 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207704 The 20th United Nations climate change conference and the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) will be held from Dec.1 to 12 in Lima, Peru. York community members interested in attending should e-mail Annette Dubreuil.

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Shop in person or online for textbooks at York University Bookstore http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/shop-in-person-or-online-for-textbooks-at-york-university-bookstore-6/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/shop-in-person-or-online-for-textbooks-at-york-university-bookstore-6/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:03:10 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207771 The York University Bookstore has made several changes to accommodate students with acquiring their textbooks and course materials this September.

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New ebook designed to help Parkinson’s patients prevent falls http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/new-ebook-designed-to-help-parkinsons-patients-prevent-falls/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/new-ebook-designed-to-help-parkinsons-patients-prevent-falls/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:31:45 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207041 York Professor William Gage has recently published an ebook that acts as a primer for people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, members of their family or caregivers, titled Don't Fall: Parkinson's Disease, Knowledge for Patients, Families and Caregivers to Reduce the Risk of Falling.

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MBA programs offering ‘buffet’ of specialties as demand for expertise grows http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/mba-programs-offering-buffet-of-specialties-as-demand-for-expertise-grows/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/mba-programs-offering-buffet-of-specialties-as-demand-for-expertise-grows/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:23:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207827 "People don't necessarily want to hire someone with a higher education and then spend again to train them in an industry from ground zero," said Robert Kozinets, coordinator of Schulich's Global Retail Management program, in the Financial Post. "They want people who understand their sector and how it works."

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Underground utility activity near Kinsmen Building begins Sept. 3 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/underground-utility-activity-near-kinsmen-building-begins-sept-3/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/underground-utility-activity-near-kinsmen-building-begins-sept-3/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:58:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207822 To locate a leak in the underground steam supply system near the Kinsmen Building, a contractor will be excavating the north side of the building beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The construction is expected to last three to four weeks.

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Watermain valve replacement at Founders Residence Aug. 29 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/watermain-valve-replacement-at-founders-residence-aug-29/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/watermain-valve-replacement-at-founders-residence-aug-29/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:21:10 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207819 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/watermain-valve-replacement-at-founders-residence-aug-29/feed/ 0 York faculty accomplishments echo findings in Council of Ontario Universities report http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/york-faculty-accomplishments-echo-findings-in-council-of-ontario-universities-report/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/28/york-faculty-accomplishments-echo-findings-in-council-of-ontario-universities-report/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:17 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207783 A report released Aug. 26 by the Council of Ontario Universities shows that university faculty and librarians provide measurable and important benefits to the postsecondary system. The 'Faculty At Work' report includes data from York University, Ontario's second largest university and one of 17 of the province's 21 publicly assisted universities surveyed in the report.

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Greek students receive experience of a lifetime http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/27/greek-students-receive-experience-of-a-lifetime/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/27/greek-students-receive-experience-of-a-lifetime/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:11:34 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207688 Thanks to York University and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, 10 Greek students and one professor were invited to attend a two-week summer school at York, designed as an enrichment opportunity for students from abroad as well as at York.

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