YFile » Top Stories http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:49:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Teaching Commons honours TAs with record of completion certificates http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/teaching-commons-honours-tas-with-record-of-completion-certificates/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/teaching-commons-honours-tas-with-record-of-completion-certificates/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:50:21 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212509 On Dec. 4, Record of Completion certificates were presented to 24 Teaching Assistants who attended at least five workshops hosted by the York University Teaching Commons.

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York U releases its Annual Sustainability Report http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/york-u-releases-its-annual-sustainability-report/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/york-u-releases-its-annual-sustainability-report/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:11:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212502 Some of the University's sustainability successes include a 30 per cent reduction in energy use since 2007, a new farmers' market, the diversion from landfill of 65 per cent of the University's waste and being named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2013 and 2014.

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AODA: Integrated Standard training brochure is now available http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/aoda-human-rights-training-brochure-is-now-available/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/aoda-human-rights-training-brochure-is-now-available/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:06:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212410 The Integrated Standard requires that York University provide training to all faculty and staff on the requirements of the standard and the Ontario Human Rights Code as it relates to persons with disabilities.

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Prof a finalist in prestigious Bell Labs Prize competition http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/prof-a-finalist-in-prestigious-bell-labs-prize-competition/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/17/prof-a-finalist-in-prestigious-bell-labs-prize-competition/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:09:53 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212413 York Professor Andrew Eckford was one of seven finalists in the Bell Labs Prize competition last week for a project that could someday see robots swimming through veins and arteries, repairing tissues and destroying tumors.

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Second volume in series about 'stage designs that mattered' launches today at York http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/15/second-volume-in-series-about-stage-designs-that-mattered-launches-today-at-york/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/15/second-volume-in-series-about-stage-designs-that-mattered-launches-today-at-york/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:36:40 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212450 The launch of the second volume in the critically acclaimed World Scenography series takes place Dec. 16 from 3 to 7pm, in the Winters Junior Common Room, Winters College, Keele campus. The series documents significant theatrical design worldwide since 1975 and captures a visual record of material that is inherently ephemeral.

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School of Public Policy & Administration hosts annual Alumni and Student Recognition Awards ceremony http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/15/school-of-public-policy-and-administration-hosts-annual-alumni-and-student-recognition-awards-ceremony/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/15/school-of-public-policy-and-administration-hosts-annual-alumni-and-student-recognition-awards-ceremony/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:08:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212079 The School of Public Policy and Administration paid tribute to students, alumni and community partners for their outstanding commitment to supporting its programs and helping students jump-start their careers.

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'The Lost Gospel' reveals groundbreaking revelations about Jesus http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/10/the-lost-gospel-reveals-groundbreaking-revelations-about-jesus/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/10/the-lost-gospel-reveals-groundbreaking-revelations-about-jesus/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:21:39 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212314 In the New Testament there is a 30-year gap in the life of Jesus. What happened during that time? When York University religious studies Professor Barrie Wilson and documentary filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici went looking for answers, they didn't expect to find a hidden message in an ancient, coded and forgotten manuscript in the British Library. They detail their discoveries in The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text That Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene.

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York prof's film on children's grief premieres Dec. 15 at MaRS http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/09/york-profs-film-on-the-grief-children-experience-premieres-dec-15-at-mars-discovery-district/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/09/york-profs-film-on-the-grief-children-experience-premieres-dec-15-at-mars-discovery-district/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:05:22 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212232 Always with me, a new documentary film created by York nursing Professor Christine Jonas-Simpson, explores how children grieve when a baby sibling dies. The film will be showcased in a special screening Dec. 15 at 7pm at the MaRS Discovery District.

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Bryden Awards celebrate York University's top alumni http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/08/bryden-awards-celebrate-five-of-york-universitys-top-alumni/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/08/bryden-awards-celebrate-five-of-york-universitys-top-alumni/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 02:33:35 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212156 More than 300 guests attended the 2014 Bryden Alumni Awards ceremony Nov. 20. The event recognized the accomplishments of five York University alumni and was held at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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York University launches a new website devoted to teaching and learning http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/08/york-university-launches-a-new-website-devoted-to-teaching-and-learning/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2014/12/08/york-university-launches-a-new-website-devoted-to-teaching-and-learning/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:23:55 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=212141 The passion and commitment of York University's faculty to excellence in teaching, learning and the student experience play a leading role in a new website launched today.

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