YFile » Top Stories http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:35:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Schulich prof wins prestigious ASBPE award for editorial excellence http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/schulich-prof-wins-prestigious-asbpe-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/29/schulich-prof-wins-prestigious-asbpe-award/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:28:39 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207855 York Schulich School of Business Professor Moshe Milevsky has won an ASBPE gold award for two columns he penned about annuities. The American Society of Business Publication Editors' Azbees ASBPE Awards of Excellence recognizes the best in editorial, design and online achievement.

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SSHRC awards more than $2.5 million for York-led research partnerships http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/27/sshrc-awards-more-than-2-5-million-for-york-led-research-partnerships/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/27/sshrc-awards-more-than-2-5-million-for-york-led-research-partnerships/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:11:33 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207760 Carla Lipsig-Mumme, professor of work and labour studies in York's Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has received more than $2.5 million over seven years through the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grants program.

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Songbird ‘student pilots’ delay departure and make more frequent stopovers during first migration http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/21/songbird-student-pilots-delay-departure-and-make-more-frequent-stopovers-during-first-migration/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/21/songbird-student-pilots-delay-departure-and-make-more-frequent-stopovers-during-first-migration/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:39:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207601 Juvenile songbirds on spring migration travel from overwintering sites in the tropics to breeding destinations with no prior experience to guide them. A new study out of York University has tracked these "student pilots" on their first long-haul flight and found significant differences between the timing of juvenile migration and that of experienced adults.

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New study first to examine quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs in Canada http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/20/new-study-first-to-examine-quality-of-cardiac-rehabilitation-programs-in-canada/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/20/new-study-first-to-examine-quality-of-cardiac-rehabilitation-programs-in-canada/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:52:31 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207556 The quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong, with specific criteria areas now identified as requiring further enhancement to improve patient outcomes, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Care Centre, York University and the University Health Network.

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Three York U graduate students awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/14/three-york-u-graduate-students-awarded-vanier-canada-graduate-scholarships/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/14/three-york-u-graduate-students-awarded-vanier-canada-graduate-scholarships/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:19:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207475 PhD students Alexandra Terrana, Oded Haas and Vanessa Fleet have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, each receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their research.

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York University Sport Hall of Fame inductees announced http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/13/york-university-sport-hall-of-fame-inductees-announced-4/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/13/york-university-sport-hall-of-fame-inductees-announced-4/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:17:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207392 Sport and Recreation and the School of Kinesiology and Health Science will welcome Andre Batson, Allyson Fox, Andrea (Hastick) Brown, Paul Hughes and Steve Dranitsaris to the York University Sport Hall of Fame at the annual dinner and ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19.

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Adults with autism spectrum disorder at higher risk of being sexually victimized http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/13/adults-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-at-higher-risk-of-being-sexually-victimized/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/13/adults-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-at-higher-risk-of-being-sexually-victimized/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:22:24 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=202996 The study out of York University found that a lack of sexual knowledge in those with autism spectrum disorder played a role in increasing the risk of sexual victimization.

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Schulich launches MBA specialization in Global Retail Management http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/08/schulich-launches-mba-specialization-in-global-retail-management/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/08/schulich-launches-mba-specialization-in-global-retail-management/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:52:16 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207386 The new program will teach future business leaders how to help retailers succeed in the highly competitive global retail sector.

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The Art Gallery of York University nominated for Premier’s Award http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/06/the-art-gallery-of-york-university-nominated-for-premiers-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/06/the-art-gallery-of-york-university-nominated-for-premiers-award/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:49:51 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=207031 The Art Gallery of York University is one of six arts organizations nominated for the annual Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The winner will receive $50,000.

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Spring Convocation volunteers feted http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/01/spring-convocation-volunteers-feted/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/08/01/spring-convocation-volunteers-feted/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:32:26 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=206990 Some 85 people from across the University volunteered their time to make this convocation a success. They were celebrated at a recent Convocation Appreciation Luncheon.

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