YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:35:53 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 York University’s president asks CUPE 3903 to return to work http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/york-universitys-president-asks-cupe-3903-to-return-to-work/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:57:50 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252186 York University President and Vice Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton has written to CUPE 3903 asking them to temporarily return to work and to allow students to complete their academic year.

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‘Black Panther’ film plays catalyst to celebrating blackness http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/black-panther-film-plays-catalyst-to-celebrating-blackness/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:30:13 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252113 The first Community Conversation of 2018, titled "'Black Panther,' Celebrating Blackness in the African Diaspora," celebrated and analyzed black culture around the world by focusing on the $1.2-billion-grossing superhero film.

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York to host 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Ontario, April 19 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/york-to-host-3mt-three-minute-thesis-ontario-april-19/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:27:47 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252104 York University will for the first time host 3MT Ontario, a research competition that gives graduate students across the province three minutes to present their research to a panel of judges. The event runs April 19 and is free to attend.

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VPRI will host a Strategic Research Plan Open Forum April 18 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/vpri-will-host-a-strategic-research-plan-open-forum-april-18/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:26:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252153 Vice-President Research and Innovation Robert Hache will share a draft of York's Strategic Research Plan (2018-23) at an open forum on Wednesday, April 18 from 2 to 3:30pm in S802 Ross Building.

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The Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life and Education examine ‘Jews as Refugees’ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/the-wolinsky-lectures-on-jewish-life-and-education-examine-jews-as-refugees/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:25:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252054 York University's Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies will host the 2018 Leonard Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life and Education on April 22, with a lens on Jews as refugees.

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Call for nominations: the 2018 Bryden Alumni Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/call-for-nominations-the-2018-bryden-alumni-awards/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:23:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252145 Nominations for the 2018 Bryden Alumni Awards will be accepted until Monday, April 30. The awards celebrate the exceptional contributions of York University graduates.

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Lassonde’s NEXT 100 public talk will focus on art as a digital experience http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/lassondes-next-100-public-talk-will-focus-on-art-as-a-digital-experience/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:16:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252168 Titled Electric Dreams, the event brings together artists, technologists and art critics to discuss how exponential technologies will impact the next 100 years of art, design and entertainment. The public debate will take place May 3 at the Design Exchange.

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Interim AVP Graduate and Dean of Graduate Studies Fahim Quadir to leave York University for a new post at Queen’s http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/interim-avp-graduate-and-dean-of-graduate-studies-fahim-quadir-to-leave-york-university-for-a-new-post-at-queens/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:15:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252156 Interim Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President Graduate Fahim Quadir will be leaving York University to undertake a new leadership opportunity as vice-provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Queen's University.

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York University welcomes decision by the province to appoint expert to review strike issues http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/13/york-university-welcomes-decision-by-the-province-to-appoint-expert-to-review-strike-issues/ Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:00:30 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252138 York University welcomes the appointment of William Kaplan, a labour relations expert, as the sole member of an Industrial Inquiry Commission to look into the issues of the strike by CUPE 3903. The University invites CUPE 3903 to return to work while the inquiry is underway so that students can get back to their classes.

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It wasn’t always this hard to get a pipeline built in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/12/it-wasnt-always-this-hard-to-get-a-pipeline-built-in-canada/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:42:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252111