YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Athletic Therapy grads and faculty volunteer at Pan Am and Parapan Am Games http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/30/york-athletic-therapy-grads-and-faculty-volunteer-at-toronto-2015-pan-am-and-parapan-am-games/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/30/york-athletic-therapy-grads-and-faculty-volunteer-at-toronto-2015-pan-am-and-parapan-am-games/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:06:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221147 Among the thousands of volunteers supporting athletes at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, there is a dedicated group of highly skilled Athletic Therapy graduates and faculty from York University who are working long hours to keep athletes healthy.

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Two York University researchers awarded CIHR operating grants http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/two-york-university-researchers-awarded-cihr-operating-grants/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/two-york-university-researchers-awarded-cihr-operating-grants/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:42:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221144 The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will provide almost $1.4 million in operating grants to two York University researchers. The funding supports research into understanding into how cells regulate gene expression during normal growth and in response to stress and disease, and how fast and flexible learning is achieved by the interplay of brain cells.

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CFI awards funding to five York University projects http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/cfi-awards-funding-to-five-york-university-projects/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/cfi-awards-funding-to-five-york-university-projects/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:21:28 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221141 Five York University researchers have received a total of $566,757 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support research into climate change, cardiovascular disease, human-machine interactions and digitally mediated performances.]]> http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/cfi-awards-funding-to-five-york-university-projects/feed/ 0 Windows 10: Wait before updating University computers http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/windows-10-wait-before-updating-university-computers/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/windows-10-wait-before-updating-university-computers/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:02:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221137 University Information Technology (UIT) is recommending that staff and faculty do not update their University-provided computers to Windows 10 when it is initially available. UIT has been testing the beta version of Windows 10 and will begin testing with the production version after July 29. Be aware that all services, applications and attached devices used at York University may not be Windows 10 compatible.

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AMPD students go global with new travel assistantship program http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/ampd-students-go-global-with-new-travel-assistantship-program/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/ampd-students-go-global-with-new-travel-assistantship-program/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:32:47 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221120 York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is actively helping its students access study and career development opportunities beyond its borders. The school recently established a new program to help AMPD students advance their training, widen their cultural horizons and extend their professional networks through travel and work. ]]> http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/ampd-students-go-global-with-new-travel-assistantship-program/feed/ 0 Reminder: AirYorkPLUS soon to be the only Wi-Fi network visible at York http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/reminder-airyorkplus-soon-to-be-the-only-wi-fi-network-visible-at-york/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/reminder-airyorkplus-soon-to-be-the-only-wi-fi-network-visible-at-york/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:09:12 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221108 As of Wednesday, Aug. 5, AirYork will no longer be visible to Wi-Fi devices at any York University location. This means that when York U community members enable Wi-Fi on their mobile device, tablet, laptop or workstation, AirYork will not appear as a network that can be connected to for wireless network service. York U community members should instead enable AirYorkPLUS for a stronger and more secure signal.

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Costa Rican president opens CALACS conference http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/costa-rican-president-opens-calacs-conference/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/costa-rican-president-opens-calacs-conference/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:02:53 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221092 Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis presented the inaugural address during the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS), which is housed at York's Center for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC). A dozen former and current CERLAC-based York U grad students and faculty members presented or assisted in the organization of the conference.

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York U students journey to South Africa, publish children's book http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/york-u-students-journey-to-south-africa-publish-childrens-book/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/york-u-students-journey-to-south-africa-publish-childrens-book/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:21:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221074 A team of 15 York U students spent a month in a rural South African community working with children. The outcome of the journey is a published children's book that supports the literacy and education of young learners in Tshakhuma, Limpopo.

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York U student dances at Toronto 2015 Pam Am opening ceremonies http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/york-u-student-dances-at-pam-am-opening-ceremonies/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/29/york-u-student-dances-at-pam-am-opening-ceremonies/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:20:06 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221065 York U student Nicole Taylor wasn't in class during the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games, she was on stage performing with Dance Caribe in the July 10 event at the Rogers Centre.

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The Lassonde School and the education of renaissance professionals http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/28/the-lassonde-school-and-the-education-of-renaissance-professionals/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/28/the-lassonde-school-and-the-education-of-renaissance-professionals/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:42:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221059 Janusz Kozinski, the founding dean of York University's Lassonde School of Engineering, was interviewed on Big Beacon Radio July 26.

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