YFile » Top Stories http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:47:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 New report offers recommendations to end homelessness in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/new-report-offers-recommendations-to-end-homelessness-in-canada/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/29/new-report-offers-recommendations-to-end-homelessness-in-canada/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:12:09 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210322 The "State of Homelessness in Canada" report shows that an end to homelessness in Canada is readily achievable, but only through precisely targeted investments.

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New book explores academic librarian labour activism in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/28/new-book-explores-academic-librarian-labour-activism-in-canada/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/28/new-book-explores-academic-librarian-labour-activism-in-canada/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:59:37 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210280 In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada co-edited by York University librarian Mary Kandiuk provides a historical and current perspective regarding the unionization of academic librarians in Canada.

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Lorne Sossin reappointed dean of Osgoode Hall Law School http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/27/lorne-sossin-reappointed-dean-of-osgoode-hall-law-school/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/27/lorne-sossin-reappointed-dean-of-osgoode-hall-law-school/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:27:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210174 Lorne Sossin has been reappointed dean of Osgoode Hall Law School effective July 1, 2015. The reappointment of Sossin was approved by the executive committee of the Board of Governors.

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Janusz Kozinski reappointed dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/27/janusz-kozinski-reappointed-dean-of-the-lassonde-school-of-engineering/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/27/janusz-kozinski-reappointed-dean-of-the-lassonde-school-of-engineering/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:27:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210179 Janusz Kozinski has been reappointed dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering effective July 1, 2015. The reappointment of Kozinski was approved by the executive committee of the Board of Governors.

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FES prof wins award for his international environmental education work http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/fes-prof-wins-award-for-his-international-environmental-education-work/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/23/fes-prof-wins-award-for-his-international-environmental-education-work/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:44:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209791 Professor Emeritus David Bell of York's Faculty of Environmental Studies has won a 2014 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication Award for his outstanding contributions in environmental public education, research, innovations and legislation. He received the award during a ceremony in Ottawa earlier this month.

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Role of public intellectuals in shaping Canada to be debated at York U’s Glendon College http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/role-of-public-intellectuals-in-shaping-canada-to-be-debated-at-york-us-glendon-college/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/role-of-public-intellectuals-in-shaping-canada-to-be-debated-at-york-us-glendon-college/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:56:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210101 A group of thought leaders will come together to discuss the role of public intellectuals and scholars in shaping Canada at a one-day conference, "Fiddling while Rome burns? A Conference on Public Intellectuals and the Future of Canada," at York University's Glendon College on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Expect to make a difference, be an authentic leader and have integrity http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/expect-to-make-a-difference-be-an-authentic-leader-have-integrity/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/22/expect-to-make-a-difference-be-an-authentic-leader-have-integrity/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:01:08 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210036 "Expect a world that delivers more opportunity for more people, where innovation is harnessed and developed to create growth, where business operates with a level of representativeness and ethics that can make the citizens proud," RBC Board Chair Kathleen Taylor told graduands after receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree.

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Vivienne Poy urges grads to pursue lasting success through community service http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/vivienne-poy-encourages-grads-to-pursue-lasting-success-through-community-service/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/vivienne-poy-encourages-grads-to-pursue-lasting-success-through-community-service/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:20:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=210014 A woman of many talents, Vivienne Poy has made a name for herself in Canadian politics, academia, fashion and the Asian Canadian community. Poy was at York University on Oct. 16 to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during Fall Convocation ceremonies.

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Find your passion, continue learning and never give up, COU president says http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/find-your-passion-continue-learning-and-never-give-up-hon-doc-says/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/10/21/find-your-passion-continue-learning-and-never-give-up-hon-doc-says/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:15:52 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=209889 Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, received an honorary doctor of laws degree Thursday during York's Fall Convocation ceremonies.

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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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