Top Stories – YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:41:58 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 A message from President Lenton on Pride Month 2018 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/06/03/a-message-from-president-lenton-on-pride-month-2018/ Sun, 03 Jun 2018 23:42:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253191 Pride Month is an important time to reflect on the challenges queer communities have faced across the years, and to think critically about allyship in today's world.

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University announces 2018 Distinguished Research Professorships http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/06/03/university-announces-2018-distinguished-research-professorships/ Sun, 03 Jun 2018 23:41:43 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253172 Professors Nantel Bergeron, Bernard Lightman and Anne Russon have been selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Research Professorships.

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York historian gallops through untold story of Toronto horses and the Great Epizootic http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/06/03/york-historian-gallops-through-untold-story-of-toronto-horses-and-the-great-epizootic/ Sun, 03 Jun 2018 23:39:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253175 It is a little-known fact that Toronto served as the origin point of the most explosive outbreak of a horse disease ever recorded. York history Professor Sean Kheraj has published new research on this extraordinary event.

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2018 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award recipients announced http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/30/2018-presidents-university-wide-teaching-award-recipients-announced/ Wed, 30 May 2018 20:37:54 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253118 This year's recipients are: Professor Dan Palermo in the Lassonde School of Engineering; Professor Ruth Koleszar-Green in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Bridget Cauthery, a contract faculty member in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Minha Ha, a teaching assistant in the Lassonde School of Engineering; and Reena Shadaan, a teaching assistant in LA&PS.

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Professor Michael Daly receives Canadian Aeronautics & Space Institute award http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/30/professor-michael-daly-receives-prestigious-award-from-canadian-aeronautics-space-institute/ Wed, 30 May 2018 19:32:47 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253147 Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Michael Daly has been awarded the 2018 CASI McCurdy Award from the Canadian Aeronautics & Space Institute.

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York University’s Senate approves new Strategic Research Plan http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/30/york-universitys-senate-approves-new-strategic-research-plan/ Wed, 30 May 2018 19:16:28 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253121 York's new SRP builds on the University's strengths and provides a strong vision for the development and recognition of research over the next five years.

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Faculty of Science researchers host Insect Biotech Conference http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/27/faculty-of-science-researchers-host-insect-biotech-conference/ Mon, 28 May 2018 01:04:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=253062 More than 35 researchers will present their latest findings from a wide range of projects such as how insects regulate salt and water in their bodies, protect themselves against pathogens, and more.

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York PhD candidate earns first place in pain research poster competition http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/25/york-phd-candidate-earns-first-place-in-pain-research-poster-competition/ Fri, 25 May 2018 14:38:33 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252709 York University PhD candidate Brittany Rosenbloom has placed first in a poster competition during the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Pain Society for her research involving pediatric post-operative pain and opioid use.

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National billboard exhibit includes work of York faculty member Lisa Myers http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/23/national-billboard-exhibit-includes-work-of-york-faculty-member-lisa-myers/ Wed, 23 May 2018 20:18:21 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252882 Beginning June 1, billboards across the nation will feature contemporary art created by 50 Indigenous female artists in a call-to-action exhibition project titled "Resilience." The project includes art by York University faculty member Lisa Myers.

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Book co-authored by Schulich Prof. James Darroch earns Donner Prize http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/23/book-co-authored-by-schulich-prof-james-darroch-earns-donner-prize/ Wed, 23 May 2018 19:58:04 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=252949 Schulich School of Business Professor James L. Darroch, along with co-author Patricia Meredith, were awarded the $50,000 Donner Prize for their book "Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada's Banks for the Information Age."]]>