YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:05:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 New roles for Faculty of Science administrative leadership http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/new-roles-for-faculty-of-science-administrative-leadership/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/new-roles-for-faculty-of-science-administrative-leadership/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:55:24 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220591 Faculty of Science Dean Ray Jayawardhana announces new roles for Professors Sylvie Morin, Peter Cribb, Don Hastie, John Amanatides and Marshall McCall.

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Regenesis joins organizations from across to work towards a healthy and equitable food system http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/regenesis-joins-organizations-from-across-to-work-towards-a-healthy-and-equitable-food-system/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/regenesis-joins-organizations-from-across-to-work-towards-a-healthy-and-equitable-food-system/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:47:41 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220588 Regenesis at York, a student association focused on sustainability, has joined forces with Community Food Centres Canada's Good Food Organization Program, to work towards a healthy and equitable food system.

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Glendon Professor Stanislav Kirschbaum awarded one of France's most prestigious honours http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/glendon-professor-stanislav-kirschbaum-awarded-one-of-frances-most-prestigious-honours/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/26/glendon-professor-stanislav-kirschbaum-awarded-one-of-frances-most-prestigious-honours/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:03:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220580 On Thursday, June, 25, the Consul General of France in Toronto promoted Glendon Professor Stanislav Kirschbaum to the rank of Officer in the Order of Academic Palms of the French Republic.

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Author Alberto Manguel delves into life's library to tell a story during spring convocation ceremonies http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/author-alberto-manguel-delves-into-lifes-library-to-tell-a-story-during-spring-convocation-ceremonies/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/author-alberto-manguel-delves-into-lifes-library-to-tell-a-story-during-spring-convocation-ceremonies/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:29:33 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220569 The masterful storyteller and teacher captivated graduands during convocation ceremonies for the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies with stories from his own mental library. He told grads that these stories revealed that even in the last chapters of their lives, they can learn to do new things.

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Popular history grad student and teaching assistant Ronnie Morris suffers two major strokes http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/popular-history-grad-student-and-teaching-assistant-ronnie-morris-suffers-two-major-strokes/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/popular-history-grad-student-and-teaching-assistant-ronnie-morris-suffers-two-major-strokes/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:38:54 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220566 Ronnie Morris, a PhD candidate in History and talented professional musician, suffered two major strokes as well as a double vertebral artery dissection. Morris is now home and working on his recovery. His family and friends are organizing a benefit concert and auction.

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Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies announces recipients of the Robarts Centre Visitorship Program http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/robarts-centre-for-canadian-studies-announces-recipients-of-the-robarts-centre-visitorship-program/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/robarts-centre-for-canadian-studies-announces-recipients-of-the-robarts-centre-visitorship-program/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:13:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220557 The first two visiting scholars under the Robarts Centre Visitorship Program will be travelling to Canada to start their research at York University.

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Synopsis of the 439th meeting of the Board of Governors of York University is now available http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/synopsis-of-the-439th-meeting-of-the-board-of-governors-of-york-university-is-now-available/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/synopsis-of-the-439th-meeting-of-the-board-of-governors-of-york-university-is-now-available/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 01:42:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220554 The synopsis of the 439th meeting of the Board of Governors of York University is now available. The meeting was held on June 22.

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Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies student wins Terry Fox Humanitarian Award http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/faculty-of-liberal-arts-professional-studies-student-wins-terry-fox-humanitarian-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/faculty-of-liberal-arts-professional-studies-student-wins-terry-fox-humanitarian-award/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 01:26:49 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220547 Larissa Crawford, a double major in International Development Studies and Communication Studies, has won a 2015 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award, which recognizes students who possess and express "ideals of courage, humanitarianism, service and compassion," while pursuing "excellence in academic, amateur sport, fitness, health, and voluntary community service."

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York U talent nets accolades at the Dora Mavor Moore Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/york-u-talent-nets-accolades-at-the-dora-mavor-moore-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/york-u-talent-nets-accolades-at-the-dora-mavor-moore-awards/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:53:03 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220538 The Dora Mavor Moore Awards are a glittering celebration of Toronto talent in the performing arts. Numerous York U faculty and grads were nominated for major awards. One of the biggest winners was Blood Wedding (Bodas de Sangre), a Modern Times Stage Company/ Aluna Theatre co-production. It netted six awards, including outstanding production and direction by York University Theatre alumnus Soheil Parsa (BA '89), founding co-artistic director of Modern Times.

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YFile moves to a summer schedule http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/yfile-moves-its-summer-schedule-3/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/06/25/yfile-moves-its-summer-schedule-3/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:14:38 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220417 YFile will take a brief break Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3. Starting Monday, July 6, YFile will publish on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week, instead of daily. YFile returns to its regular publishing schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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