YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:26:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 York U to screen film on autism, host panel with stars and director http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/york-u-to-screen-film-on-autism-host-panel-with-stars-and-director/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/york-u-to-screen-film-on-autism-host-panel-with-stars-and-director/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:23:54 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209977 Two men with autism, who shed light on the disorder to change attitudes, and York University Visiting Professor Gerardine Wurzburg, who captured their quest in a documentary film, will be on hand for a free screening of the film, Wretches and Jabberers, on Friday, Oct. 24, at 4:30pm at the Price Family Cinema.

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Sidewalk closure on Ian Macdonald Boulevard Oct. 22 to 29 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/sidewalk-closure-on-ian-macdonald-boulevard-oct-22-to-29/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/sidewalk-closure-on-ian-macdonald-boulevard-oct-22-to-29/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:38:30 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209982 Due to necessary work related to watermain repairs, a portion of the sidewalk on the east side of Ian Macdonald Boulevard, just north of The Pond Road, will be temporarily closed beginning at 7am on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and ending on Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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Time for true diversity in corporate boardrooms http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/time-for-true-diversity-in-corporate-boardrooms/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/time-for-true-diversity-in-corporate-boardrooms/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209967 "Can it really be that in a population the size of Toronto's there is such a dearth of qualified racialized candidates?" wrote Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Aaron A. Dhir in the Toronto Star.

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Libraries celebrate Open Access Week with ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ screening http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/libraries-celebrate-open-access-week-with-the-internets-own-boy-screening/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/libraries-celebrate-open-access-week-with-the-internets-own-boy-screening/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:23:35 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209903 York University Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week from Oct. 20 to 26 with a movie screening and talk by Professor Carys Craig, renowned copyright scholar and associate dean research and institutional relations at Osgoode Hall Law School, on Oct. 24, from 2 to 4pm.

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Bookstore closed Wednesday, Oct. 29 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/bookstore-closed-wednesday-oct-29/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/bookstore-closed-wednesday-oct-29/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:21:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209921 The Bookstore will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 29, for a system upgrade, but will re-open on Thursday, Oct. 30. Place orders in advance to avoid waiting.

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York U to host 2015 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men’s Soccer Championship http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/york-u-to-host-2015-canadian-interuniversity-sport-mens-soccer-championship/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/york-u-to-host-2015-canadian-interuniversity-sport-mens-soccer-championship/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:48:36 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209964 The tournament will be held at York Stadium Nov. 12-15 and will feature the top eight teams from the four conferences across the country. As hosts, the Lions will earn an automatic bid into the championship.

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Times Higher Ed rankings place York U in Canada’s top four in social sciences, arts & humanities http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/times-higher-ed-rankings-place-york-u-in-canadas-top-four-in-social-sciences-arts-humanities/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/times-higher-ed-rankings-place-york-u-in-canadas-top-four-in-social-sciences-arts-humanities/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:41:56 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209722 York University has ranked among the top four universities in Canada and in the top 100 universities in the world in the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities categories in the 2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings published earlier this month.

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Toronto fashion week: Do fashion and feminism make strange bedfellows? http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/toronto-fashion-week-do-fashion-and-feminism-make-strange-bedfellows/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/toronto-fashion-week-do-fashion-and-feminism-make-strange-bedfellows/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:11:15 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209925 Schulich School of Business marketing Prof. Eileen Fischer says consumers shouldn't be too quick to write off the entire industry as anti-feminist. "It's hard to make sweeping claims that fashion is this or that, or empowering, or anti-feminist. It's just way more complicated than that," said Fischer in the Toronto Star.

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Financial Times ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA number one in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/financial-times-ranks-kellogg-schulich-executive-mba-number-one-in-canada-2/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/financial-times-ranks-kellogg-schulich-executive-mba-number-one-in-canada-2/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:09:23 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209917 The Financial Times of London Monday ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA at York University the number one EMBA program in Canada and 11th among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools.

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Jacques Israelievitch and Christina Petrowska Quilico launch the Faculty Concert Series http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/jacques-israelievitch-and-christina-petrowska-quilico-launch-the-2014-15-faculty-concert-series/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/20/jacques-israelievitch-and-christina-petrowska-quilico-launch-the-2014-15-faculty-concert-series/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:07:35 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209918 Renowned Canadian virtuosi, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, are teaming up to launch the Department of Music's 2014-15 Faculty Concert Series on Oct. 23 with a bravura performance featuring selections from The Complete Mozart Violin Sonatas.

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