YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:57:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Steam and hot water interruption July 29 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-interruption-july-29/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-interruption-july-29/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:16:08 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221053 To accommodate necessary repairs, many Keele campus buildings will experience a four-hour shutdown of the steam and hot water systems on Wednesday, July 29, from 10am to 2pm.

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York University takes first place at the 2015 Quality and Productivity Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-university-takes-first-place-at-the-2015-quality-and-productivity-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-university-takes-first-place-at-the-2015-quality-and-productivity-awards/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:25:00 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221035 A pan-University team won first place for their submission to the 2015 Quality and Productivity Awards competition hosted by the Canadian Association of University Business Officers.

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York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-u-students-staff-and-faculty-can-save-big-on-rogers-cup-tickets/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-u-students-staff-and-faculty-can-save-big-on-rogers-cup-tickets/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:03:05 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221031 York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches Aug. 10 to 15.

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York prof takes the lead on renewable energy proving that the future is now http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-prof-takes-the-lead-on-renewable-energy-proving-that-the-future-is-now/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/york-prof-takes-the-lead-on-renewable-energy-proving-that-the-future-is-now/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:36:34 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220993 Faculty of Environmental Studies Professor Jose Etcheverry is helping Oxford County realize its ambitious commitment that will see the region rely 100 per cent on renewable energy by the year 2025.

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York U athletes earn medals at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/lions-pride-york-u-athletes-earn-five-medals-at-the-toronto-2015-pan-am-games/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/lions-pride-york-u-athletes-earn-five-medals-at-the-toronto-2015-pan-am-games/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:32:16 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221006 York University's current and former student athletes showed their winning spirit during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. Lions athletes earned one gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

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AirYorkPLUS soon to be the only Wi-Fi network visible at York http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/airyorkplus-soon-to-be-the-only-wi-fi-network-visible-at-york-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/airyorkplus-soon-to-be-the-only-wi-fi-network-visible-at-york-2/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:15:09 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221024 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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Revised: Electrical service interruptions July 29 and Aug. 2 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/electrical-service-interruptions-july-29-and-aug-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/electrical-service-interruptions-july-29-and-aug-2/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:52:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221016 Several buildings on York's Keele campus will experience a three-minute electrical interruption on Wednesday, July 29, between 6:15 and 8am. On Sunday, Aug. 2, there will be an all-day power outage at Founders College and Residence, as well as a half-day outage at Vanier College and Residence.

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Electrical service interruption July 28 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/electrical-service-interruption-july-28/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/electrical-service-interruption-july-28/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:38:34 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221013 Due to voltage problems which could be affecting parts of campus, it is necessary to transfer many Keele campus buildings to the opposite transformer at York's Steeles substation, resulting in a short electrical outage on Tuesday, July 28, at 7am.

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Alien life may be stranger than we can imagine http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/alien-life-may-be-stranger-than-we-can-imagine/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/27/alien-life-may-be-stranger-than-we-can-imagine/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:25:09 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221011 An op-ed by York University PhD candidate Jordan Bimm was published in the Toronto Star July 25.

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AGYU's 'Ring of Fire' will set Toronto ablaze with cross-cultural energy http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/23/agyus-ring-of-fire-will-set-toronto-ablaze-with-cross-cultural-energy/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/07/23/agyus-ring-of-fire-will-set-toronto-ablaze-with-cross-cultural-energy/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:31:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=220929 On Aug. 9, the Art Gallery of York University in partnership with the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design and community organizations Art Starts and SKETCH, and Trinidadian artist Marlon Griffith in collaboration with Picasso Pro, Equal Grounds, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Capoeira Angola, and young spoken word poets from Jane-Finch, Malvern and Regent Park, presents a 300-person downtown street procession for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games.

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