YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:17:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Steam and hot water shutdown July 31 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-shutdown-july-31/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/steam-and-hot-water-shutdown-july-31/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:01:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206903 To accommodate necessary repairs to the campus steam system, there will be a six-hour shutdown of the steam and hot water systems from 10pm on Thursday, July 31, to 4am on Friday, Aug. 1, affecting the hot water and heating steam supply to Keele campus buildings.

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Drooling has its benefits, in moose it inhibits growth of toxic fungus http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/drooling-has-its-benefits-in-moose-it-inhibits-growth-of-toxic-fungus/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/drooling-has-its-benefits-in-moose-it-inhibits-growth-of-toxic-fungus/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:02:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206825 Some sticky research out of York University shows a surprisingly effective way to fight against a certain species of toxic grass fungus -- moose and reindeer saliva, which when applied to red fescue grass results in slower fungus growth and less toxicity.

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Public servant-in-residence: A love of learning and teaching http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/public-servant-in-residence-a-love-for-learning-and-teaching/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/public-servant-in-residence-a-love-for-learning-and-teaching/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:13:16 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=205515 Since last September, Timothy Mackey, a public servant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada has been "public servant-in-residence" at Glendon College's School of Public and International Affairs. In a recent interview with Glendon Magazine, Mackey talked about his experience.

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Online expense reporting system, Concur Expense, now ready to use http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/online-expense-reporting-system-concur-expense-now-ready-to-use/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/online-expense-reporting-system-concur-expense-now-ready-to-use/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:57:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206820 Concur Expense, York University's new online, automated expense reporting system, is now live. Submitting expense claims for employees who travel or incur business expenses is a lot easier with Concur.

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New book explores intersection of prisons and disability http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/new-book-explores-intersection-of-prisons-and-disability/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/new-book-explores-intersection-of-prisons-and-disability/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:39:08 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=205114 A new book co-edited by York social work Professor Chris Chapman, Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada, is a collection of interdisciplinary papers examining the incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities in North America.

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Grad psychology students take first and second spot for neuroscience award http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/grad-psychology-students-take-first-and-second-spot-for-neuroscience-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/28/grad-psychology-students-take-first-and-second-spot-for-neuroscience-award/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:13:11 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=205531 Two psychology graduate students received the top prize and runner-up, respectively, for a prestigious graduate student neuroscience award.

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Construction at Lassonde Building and Passy Gardens Residences http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/25/watermain-construction-at-lassonde-building-and-passy-gardens-july-28-to-30/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/25/watermain-construction-at-lassonde-building-and-passy-gardens-july-28-to-30/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:29:04 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206867 Due to necessary repairs to York University's utility infrastructure, construction will take place at the southwest corner of the Lassonde Building and to the west of the Passy Gardens Residences from July 28 to 30, 7am to 5pm daily.

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Parking changes in effect at Keele campus during Rogers Cup Aug. 2 to 10 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/25/parking-changes-in-effect-at-keele-campus-during-rogers-cup-aug-2-to-10/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/25/parking-changes-in-effect-at-keele-campus-during-rogers-cup-aug-2-to-10/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:39:14 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206845 The Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament being held at the Rexall Centre from Aug. 2 to 10 will affect parking on York's Keele campus.

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Passings: Volodymyr Nedoshytko was a brilliant young man with a bright future http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/23/passings-volodymyr-nedoshytko-was-a-brilliant-young-man-with-a-bright-future/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/23/passings-volodymyr-nedoshytko-was-a-brilliant-young-man-with-a-bright-future/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:52:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206694 Volodymyr (Vlad) Nedoshytko's dream was to come to Canada from his native Ukraine and to attend university. He was living that dream as a York University student heading into his fourth year when he died suddenly on Sunday, July 20. He was a hard-working, dedicated and outgoing student.

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Spray Days: Pest control treatments on the Keele campus starting Friday http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/23/spray-days-pest-control-treatments-on-the-keele-campus-starting-friday-6/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/07/23/spray-days-pest-control-treatments-on-the-keele-campus-starting-friday-6/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:01:22 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206643 The next spray days on the Keele campus will begin on Friday, July 25 at 5pm and end on Sunday, April 27 at 5pm.

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