YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:58:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Call for graduate/professional student nominations to the Board of Governors http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/call-for-graduateprofessional-student-nominations-to-the-board-of-governors-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/call-for-graduateprofessional-student-nominations-to-the-board-of-governors-2/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:55:02 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215101 The Student Senator Caucus is now accepting nominations for a graduate or professional student nominee to the Board of Governors of York University. Nominations are open and the deadline is March 6.

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Thinking about independence, a conversation with author Cecil Foster http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/thinking-about-independence-a-conversation-with-author-cecil-foster/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/thinking-about-independence-a-conversation-with-author-cecil-foster/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:39:56 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215073 Author, journalist and sociology Professor Cecil Foster will discuss his novel Independence, a deeply moving story of the coming of age of a country and a boy at the time of Barbados' independence from Britain, on Wednesday, March 4.

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Experience Schulich 2015 offers inside look at graduate business programs http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/experience-schulich-2015-offers-inside-look-at-graduate-business-programs/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/experience-schulich-2015-offers-inside-look-at-graduate-business-programs/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:39:37 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215062 On March 7, York's Schulich School of Business will host Experience Schulich, an annual open house offering information about the programs and school culture for those considering doing a master's degree in business administration, international business, finance, accounting or business analytics.

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York U signs five program-changing recruits http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/york-u-signs-five-program-changing-recruits/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/york-u-signs-five-program-changing-recruits/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:39:13 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215060 Junior national team members choose the York University Lions as their football team for next year.

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Lincoln Alexander Award goes to Toronto-based activist and scholar http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/toronto-activist-and-scholar-christopher-williams-receives-lincoln-alexander-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/toronto-activist-and-scholar-christopher-williams-receives-lincoln-alexander-award/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:37:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215084 Christopher Williams (BA '97), an activist and scholar specializing in issues of criminal justice and racial marginality, was presented with The Honourable Lincoln Alexander '53 Award Feb. 25 from the Black Law Students' Association at Osgoode Hall Law School. Williams is a member of the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, a group that encourages debate about police policy issues.

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Opinion: Federal rail-safety measures remain inadequate http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/opinion-federal-rail-safety-measures-remain-inadequate/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/opinion-federal-rail-safety-measures-remain-inadequate/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:15:00 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215080 A story written by York University environmental studies Professor Mark Winfield was published in the Montreal Gazette Feb. 25.

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Call for nominations: Honorific Professorships http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/call-for-nominations-honorific-professorships-12/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/call-for-nominations-honorific-professorships-12/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:24:24 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215063 University Professorships are conferred upon long-serving tenured faculty members who have made extraordinary contributions to the University as colleagues, teachers and scholars. Nominations are due by Friday, March 6.

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Author to read from debut novel 'Red Jacket' http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/author-to-read-from-debut-novel-red-jacket/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/author-to-read-from-debut-novel-red-jacket/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:19:49 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214980 Author and playwright Pamela Mordecai will read from her debut novel Thursday, March 5, from 4:30 to 6:30pm, at 626 Kaneff Tower. The book tells the tale of a Caribbean-born woman who learns the truth about her existence.

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Two York professors receive President's Research Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/two-york-professors-receive-presidents-research-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/two-york-professors-receive-presidents-research-awards/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:53:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214990 Faculty of Science Professor Sergey Krylov received the President's Research Excellence Award. Faculty of Health Professor Shayna Rosenbaum is the recipient of the President's Emerging Research Leadership Award.

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York University hosts Supplemental Instruction Retreat Day http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/york-university-hosts-supplemental-instruction-retreat-day/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/york-university-hosts-supplemental-instruction-retreat-day/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:29:08 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215043 York University hosted the fourth Canada Eastern Supplemental Instruction Retreat Day on Feb. 17. Participants heard how York University is using supplemental instruction to enhance the experience of first-year students.

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