Search Results for “international” – YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:09:30 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 Call for nominations: the 2018 Bryden Alumni Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/call-for-nominations-the-2018-bryden-alumni-awards/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:23:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252145 Nominations for the 2018 Bryden Alumni Awards will be accepted until Monday, April 30. The awards celebrate the exceptional contributions of York University graduates.

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Interim AVP Graduate and Dean of Graduate Studies Fahim Quadir to leave York University for a new post at Queen’s http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/interim-avp-graduate-and-dean-of-graduate-studies-fahim-quadir-to-leave-york-university-for-a-new-post-at-queens/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:15:57 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252156 Interim Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President Graduate Fahim Quadir will be leaving York University to undertake a new leadership opportunity as vice-provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Queen's University.

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Students in Portuguese Studies pen short stories for Timorese children http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/09/students-in-portuguese-studies-pen-short-stories-for-timorese-children/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:36:13 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251934 York University students enrolled in Portuguese 2000 (Intermediate Portuguese) were given the opportunity to learn about the Portuguese nation of East Timor and respond to the difficulty for many children there to access education and literacy.

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Artificial Intelligence primer: The good, the bad and the ugly http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/05/artificial-intelligence-primer-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 19:41:50 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251873 Q&A with Yves Lesperance, associate editor of two leading AI publications, offers fulsome overview, answers key questions, such as: What is AI? Where are we in its evolution? What are the key questions we should be asking ourselves?

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Timely conference will consider defamation law in the Internet age http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/04/timely-conference-will-consider-defamation-law-in-the-internet-age/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:52:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251845 Register by April 6 for early-bird rates for the Law Commission of Ontario's conference on defamation law and how it should be reformed.

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York Science Communicator in Residence program open for applications http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/04/york-science-communicator-in-residence-program-open-for-applications/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:41:48 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251743 The Faculty of Science at York University is inviting expressions of interest for the York Science Communicator in Residence program.

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It’s a Canadian thing: Why big phone companies still dominate internet services amid cheaper options http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/02/its-a-canadian-thing-why-big-phone-companies-still-dominate-internet-services-amid-cheaper-options/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 19:42:48 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251793 Ten researchers earn York Research Chair appointments http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/01/ten-researchers-earn-york-research-chair-appointments/ Sun, 01 Apr 2018 20:18:14 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251643 Ten emerging and established researchers across the University will join the York Research Chairs program, York University's internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs program, which recognizes outstanding researchers.

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York marks Refugee Rights Day with events in April http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/01/york-marks-refugee-rights-day-with-events-in-april/ Sun, 01 Apr 2018 20:18:00 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251664 York University's Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) presents a month of events co-organized by Syria Response Refugee Initiative lead John Carlaw of CRS, and includes highlighting the opening of the new exhibit "Refuge Canada" at Pier 21 in Halifax, N.S.

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Schulich students clinch first place title at Developers’ Den competition http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/03/28/schulich-students-clinch-first-place-title-at-developers-den-competition/ Wed, 28 Mar 2018 20:02:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251635 A team of students from Schulich's Master of Real Estate and Infrastructure program won first place in the eighth annual Developers' Den international case competition. A second Schulich team placed third.

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