Top Stories – YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:35:53 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 York University’s president asks CUPE 3903 to return to work http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/york-universitys-president-asks-cupe-3903-to-return-to-work/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:57:50 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252186 York University President and Vice Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton has written to CUPE 3903 asking them to temporarily return to work and to allow students to complete their academic year.

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Lassonde’s NEXT 100 public talk will focus on art as a digital experience http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/15/lassondes-next-100-public-talk-will-focus-on-art-as-a-digital-experience/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:16:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252168 Titled Electric Dreams, the event brings together artists, technologists and art critics to discuss how exponential technologies will impact the next 100 years of art, design and entertainment. The public debate will take place May 3 at the Design Exchange.

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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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York University welcomes decision by the province to appoint expert to review strike issues http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/13/york-university-welcomes-decision-by-the-province-to-appoint-expert-to-review-strike-issues/ Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:00:30 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252138 York University welcomes the appointment of William Kaplan, a labour relations expert, as the sole member of an Industrial Inquiry Commission to look into the issues of the strike by CUPE 3903. The University invites CUPE 3903 to return to work while the inquiry is underway so that students can get back to their classes.

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York’s president responds to a letter from CUPE 3903’s chairperson http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/12/yorks-president-responds-to-a-letter-from-cupe-3903s-chairperson/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:29:21 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252098 York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton responds to a letter from the chairperson of CUPE 3903 regarding the Union's refusal to go to binding arbitration as a means to end the strike.

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Science Rendezvous returns Saturday, May 12 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/11/science-rendezvous-returns-saturday-may-12/ Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:56:20 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252032 Science Rendezvous is an all-day festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the streets. All activities are free and open to the public.

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Schulich researchers analyze Canada’s multicultural marketplace http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/11/schulich-researchers-analyze-canadas-multicultural-marketplace/ Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:32:47 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251983 Researchers out of the Schulich School of Business have determined that Canada's market-based form of multiculturalism fosters marketplace inclusion without resource redistribution, and maintains ethnic divides rather than uniting diverse communities.

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President Lenton writes to CUPE 3903 to request binding arbitration http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/10/president-lenton-writes-to-cupe-3903-to-request-binding-arbitration/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 23:24:45 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252041 York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton has written to CUPE 3903 asking them to agree to go to binding arbitration and end the strike.

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Students win at Canada’s Next Top Ad Executive competition with experiential learning edge http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/09/students-win-at-canadas-next-top-ad-executive-competition-with-experiential-learning-edge/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 20:41:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251842 York University students enrolled in marketing courses offered by the School of Administrative Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, reflect on their experience competing in the recent Canada's Next Top Ad Exec competition.

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Spotlight on student research at York’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/09/spotlight-on-student-research-at-yorks-three-minute-thesis-3mt-event/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:07:33 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=251922 Eighteen graduate students from York University shared an elevator pitch-style presentation on their research during the annual 3MT competition held April 5.

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