YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:56:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 New faculty will spend the next two days getting to know York University http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/new-faculty-will-spend-the-next-two-days-getting-to-know-york-university/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/new-faculty-will-spend-the-next-two-days-getting-to-know-york-university/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:42:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221670 New faculty starting at York University will experience their own welcome to the Lions Pride during new faculty orientation days Aug. 25 and 26. The two-day event is organized by the Teaching Commons.

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Men's volleyball team adds three recruits http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/mens-volleyball-team-adds-three-recruits/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/mens-volleyball-team-adds-three-recruits/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:14:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221638 York U's Lions men's volleyball team welcomes three new recruits for the 2015-16 season. Head coach Wally Dyba recently announced that middle blocker Toure Nwakwesi, setter Davis Gordon and outside hitter Andrew Shotbolt will join the team.

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Art Gallery serves up guided tour during lunch hour http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/art-gallery-serves-up-guided-tour-during-lunch-hour/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/art-gallery-serves-up-guided-tour-during-lunch-hour/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:14:02 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221622 The Art Gallery of York University is serving up art and culture every Tuesday at lunchtime. Join in as they lead a guided tour of the University's outdoor sculpture collection.

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Inside the thin blue line http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/inside-the-thin-blue-line/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/inside-the-thin-blue-line/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:39:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221658 York University Professor Margaret Beare was quoted in the National Post Aug. 22.

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Lions football returns documentary series for second season http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/lions-football-returns-documentary-series-for-second-season/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/lions-football-returns-documentary-series-for-second-season/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:20:56 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221614 The popular web documentary series following the York Lions football team returns for a second season on Aug. 27. The award-winning series, titled 3rd and Goal, gives fans an all-access look at what goes into building a Canadian Interuniversity Sport football team.

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New guide helps students flourish in school and life http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/new-guide-helps-students-flourish-in-school-and-life/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/new-guide-helps-students-flourish-in-school-and-life/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:18:20 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221633 Political science Professor Thomas Klassen and humanities Professor Emeritus John Dwyer lay out the secrets to success for university students in their new book, "How to Succeed at University (And Get a Great Job!): Mastering the Critical Skills You Need for School, Work and Life". ]]> http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/24/new-guide-helps-students-flourish-in-school-and-life/feed/ 0 Electrical service interruption at Stedman Lecture Halls Aug. 26 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/21/electrical-service-interruption-at-stedman-lecture-halls-aug-26/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/21/electrical-service-interruption-at-stedman-lecture-halls-aug-26/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:14:36 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221600 A temporary electrical service installed at the Stedman Lecture Halls before the Pan Am Games is being removed, resulting in a complete electrical power shutdown of Stedman on Wednesday, Aug. 26, beginning at approximately 6:30am and lasting one hour.

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Going up! Lassonde professor's space elevator attracts global attention http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/going-up-lassonde-professors-concept-for-a-space-elevator-attracts-global-attention/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/going-up-lassonde-professors-concept-for-a-space-elevator-attracts-global-attention/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:27:37 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221551 Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Ben Quine attracted global attention this week with the news that his company, Thoth Technology, has been granted the U.S. patent for a space elevator, a free-standing structure reaching 20 kilometres above the planet's surface and standing more than 20 times the height of the world's tallest structures.

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Lassonde student entrepreneurs take third place at the LaunchYU pitch competition http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/lassonde-student-entrepreneurs-take-third-place-at-the-launchyu-pitch-competition/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/lassonde-student-entrepreneurs-take-third-place-at-the-launchyu-pitch-competition/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:26:01 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221530 A team of six students from the Lassonde School of Engineering and their product UniSwipe took third place at this year's LaunchYU pitch competition in King City on July 16. The students developed an app that provides an efficient way for groups to split restaurant tabs without the need for complicated calculations.

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Lions add two assistant coaches to men's hockey staff http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/lions-add-two-assistant-coaches-to-mens-hockey-staff/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/08/19/lions-add-two-assistant-coaches-to-mens-hockey-staff/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:01:59 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=221521 Two new assistant coaches will join the coaching staff of the York Lions men's hockey team. Head coach Chris Dennis announced on Friday that Russ Herrington and Jesse Messier will join the coaching action this season.

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