YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:06:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Experts to discuss impact of Toronto City Council election on inner suburbs http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/experts-to-discuss-impact-of-toronto-city-council-election-on-inner-suburbs/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/experts-to-discuss-impact-of-toronto-city-council-election-on-inner-suburbs/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:24:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211499 Socioeconomic inequity continues to grow for many residents of northern Etobicoke, Scarborough and North York. A panel of academics, community activists and emerging politicians will discuss the dynamics, as well as the steps that could lead to a more socially just city on Monday, Dec. 1, at the 2014 Toronto Election: Implications for Politics and Social Justice in the Inner Suburbs event.

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York Cares Campaign in support of the United Way has raised $150,00 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/york-cares-campaign-in-support-of-the-united-way-has-raised-15000/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/york-cares-campaign-in-support-of-the-united-way-has-raised-15000/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:08:14 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211550 More than three weeks has gone by since the start of the 2014 York Cares Campaign in support of the United Way Toronto and the University has raised $150, 000, which is more than 74 per cent of its final fundraising goal.

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White Rose Legacy Circle pays tribute to generosity of York’s community members http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/white-rose-legacy-circle-pays-tribute-to-generosity-of-yorks-community-members/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/white-rose-legacy-circle-pays-tribute-to-generosity-of-yorks-community-members/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:05 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211509 In honour of the White Rose Legacy Circle's third anniversary, the University held a special afternoon tea event on Oct. 21 to recognize alumni, faculty, staff, retirees and friends who have remembered York in their wills or through other forms of planned giving.

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Inaugural Lambert Lecture looks at how indigenous voices are not heard http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/inaugural-lambert-lecture-looks-at-how-indigenous-voices-are-not-heard/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/inaugural-lambert-lecture-looks-at-how-indigenous-voices-are-not-heard/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:01:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211554 The inaugural Lambert Lecture on Indigenous Peoples and Neotropical Conservation Wednesday will look at how national and international climate change, biodiversity and food security strategies have failed to include the perspectives of indigenous communities in addressing these challenges.

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‘All I’s On Education’ research project launches http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/all-is-on-education-research-project-launches/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/all-is-on-education-research-project-launches/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:59:53 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211493 A new Faculty of Education research project, "All I's On Education: Imagination, Integration, Innovation," initiated at York University on Nov. 4 and 5, involved some 60 educators and researchers from across Ontario.

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Five places in the solar system we should explore next http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/five-places-in-the-solar-system-we-should-explore-next/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/five-places-in-the-solar-system-we-should-explore-next/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211539 There's evidence that Mars once was warmer and wetter than today, which is why John Moores of York University wants to conduct climate studies there similar to those on our planet, reported the National Post.

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Canadian and Colombian relations take on imperialist tone over extractives http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/canadian-and-colombian-relations-take-on-imperialist-tone-over-extractives/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/canadian-and-colombian-relations-take-on-imperialist-tone-over-extractives/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:11:13 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211460 Stefano Tijerina of the University of Maine will discuss Thursday how Canadian mining and oil companies control a large part of the Colombian economy, representing the power and flexibility of transnational corporations to shape globalization.

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FES welcomes former mayor David Miller as adjunct faculty http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/fes-welcomes-former-mayor-david-miller-as-adjunct-faculty/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/fes-welcomes-former-mayor-david-miller-as-adjunct-faculty/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:26:07 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211434 David Miller, president and chief executive officer of World Wildlife Fund Canada and former mayor of the City of Toronto, is now an adjunct faculty member in York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies.

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Electrical service interruption Nov. 27 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/electrical-service-interruption-nov-27/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/25/electrical-service-interruption-nov-27/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:10 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211507 To restore buildings to their normal electrical source, several Keele campus buildings will experience a three-minute power interruption on Thursday, Nov. 27, between 6:30 and 8am.

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York vice-presidents issue an update on AAPR http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/24/york-vice-presidents-issue-an-update-on-aapr/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/11/24/york-vice-presidents-issue-an-update-on-aapr/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:25:22 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=211453 Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton and Vice-President Finance and Administration Gary Brewer provide an update on the Academic & Administrative Program Review, including an overview of next steps.

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