YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:31:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 YorkFest welcome party offers something for every York U student http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/yorkfest-welcome-part-offers-something-for-every-york-u-student/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/yorkfest-welcome-part-offers-something-for-every-york-u-student/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:33:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208484 YorkFest 2014 features a Festival Village that connects York U students to clubs and services. There is also a free concert featuring Grandtheft and Thugli on Sept. 18 at the Rexall Centre.

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Osgoode Hall Law School announces new approach for financial accessibility http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/osgoode-hall-law-school-announces-new-approach-for-financial-accessibility/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/osgoode-hall-law-school-announces-new-approach-for-financial-accessibility/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:04 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208435 Osgoode has launched an innovative five-year pilot program that will see a minimum of five juris doctor students per year offered admission to the law school on an income-contingent loan basis.

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New book ‘Liberating Temporariness?’ launches Thursday http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/new-book-liberating-temporariness-launches-thursday/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/new-book-liberating-temporariness-launches-thursday/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:47:59 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208420 The book's editors, York University political science Professor Leah F. Vosko, geography Professor Valerie Preston and political science Professor Robert Latham, will be on hand for the Sept. 18 launch, along with several speakers.

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York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri invested into the Order of Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/york-president-and-vice-chancellor-mamdouh-shoukri-invested-into-the-order-of-canada/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/york-president-and-vice-chancellor-mamdouh-shoukri-invested-into-the-order-of-canada/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:45:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208441 Shoukri was invested as a member of the Order of Canada during a ceremony in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 12. Governor General David Johnston, commander-in-chief of Canada, presided over the ceremony.

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What Ray Rice shows us about sexism in sports http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/what-ray-rice-shows-us-about-sexism-in-sports/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/what-ray-rice-shows-us-about-sexism-in-sports/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:42:52 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208426 York University Professor Gamal Abdel-Shehid sees a connection between the commodification of professional athletes and the high incident rate of domestic violence associated with these players. "If somebody sees themselves as an object they are going to treat someone else as an object too," he said in CBC News.

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Can Lit talent takes centre stage in the 2014-15 Canadian Writers in Person series http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/can-lit-talent-takes-centre-stage-in-the-2014-2015-canadian-writers-in-person-series/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/can-lit-talent-takes-centre-stage-in-the-2014-2015-canadian-writers-in-person-series/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:25:49 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208448 If you love hearing talented writers and poets talk about their work, or just want to hear them read from one of their latest books, don't miss the opportunity to attend the Canadian Writers in Person reading series beginning tonight at York University.

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Panel looks at the impact on immigrants of difficulties securing professional jobs http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/panel-looks-impact-on-immigrants-of-difficulties-securing-professional-jobs/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/15/panel-looks-impact-on-immigrants-of-difficulties-securing-professional-jobs/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:54:56 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208345 The deprofessionalization and labour market integration challenges of immigrant professionals are well known. However, more attention needs to be paid to the impact of these challenges on the professional identity of immigrants. Four speakers will address the topic during a panel discussion Sept. 18 at the 519 Church Street Community Centre, 519 Church St., Toronto.

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Location and funding commitments announced for proposed York U campus in York Region http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/location-and-funding-commitments-announced-for-proposed-york-u-campus-in-york-region/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/location-and-funding-commitments-announced-for-proposed-york-u-campus-in-york-region/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:30:47 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208381 The bid for a York University campus in York Region took a major step forward on Thursday, Sept. 11 with the official announcement of the proposed campus location north of Highway 407 between Kennedy Road and Warden Avenue, in the City of Markham, along with significant commitments from both The Regional Municipality of York and the City of Markham.

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Unplug: Save energy, turn off computers and appliances before weekend http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/unplug-save-energy-turn-off-computers-and-appliances-before-weekend-5/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/unplug-save-energy-turn-off-computers-and-appliances-before-weekend-5/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:33:26 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208379 Switch off and unplug before leaving for the weekend to help York reduce its energy consumption by 25 per cent.

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‘Road to Justice’ exhibit at Osgoode examines historical discriminatory treatment of immigrants in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/road-to-justice-exhibit-at-osgoode-examines-historical-discriminatory-treatment-of-immigrants-in-canada/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/09/11/road-to-justice-exhibit-at-osgoode-examines-historical-discriminatory-treatment-of-immigrants-in-canada/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:32:10 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=208300 Road to Justice: The legal struggle for equal rights of Chinese Canadians is a new multimedia exhibit that will go on view in the Osgoode Hall Law School Library starting Sept. 15. The exhibit will be on display until Oct. 3. All are welcome.

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