YFile » Top Stories http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:10:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Michael Baptista Lecture examines atrocity, drug violence in Mexico http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/03/michael-baptista-lecture-examines-atrocity-drug-violence-in-mexico/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/03/michael-baptista-lecture-examines-atrocity-drug-violence-in-mexico/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:25:29 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215139 The 2015 Michael Baptista Lecture will feature a panel discussion looking at education and mobilization in contested Mexico March 18, from 5 to 8pm, at 152 Founders Assembly Hall.

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Statement from York University President Mamdouh Shoukri on CUPE 3903's strike decision http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/statement-from-york-university-president-mamdouh-shoukri-on-cupe-3903s-strike-decision/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/statement-from-york-university-president-mamdouh-shoukri-on-cupe-3903s-strike-decision/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:12:17 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215197 Let me assure you that every reasonable effort was made by the University to avoid this labour disruption. We believe a settlement is readily achievable, and we look forward to resuming negotiations.

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York University responds to CUPE 3903 labour disruption http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/york-university-responds-to-cupe-3903-labour-disruption/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/york-university-responds-to-cupe-3903-labour-disruption/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:11:49 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215195 For the duration of the labour disruption, York University has suspended all academic activities, with limited exceptions. All York facilities, including libraries, residences, computer labs, cafeterias and athletic facilities will remain open during their usual operating hours.

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York University celebrates its leading researchers http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/york-university-celebrates-its-leading-researchers/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/03/02/york-university-celebrates-its-leading-researchers/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:16:52 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215159 The University celebrated leading researchers last Wednesday for their outstanding achievements during the third annual York U Research Leaders celebration. At the event, York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri presented Faculty of Science Professor Sergey Krylov with the 2015 President's Research Excellence Award and Faculty of Health Professor Shayna Rosenbaum with the 2015 President's Emerging Research Leadership Award.

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Lincoln Alexander Award goes to Toronto-based activist and scholar http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/toronto-activist-and-scholar-christopher-williams-receives-lincoln-alexander-award/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/26/toronto-activist-and-scholar-christopher-williams-receives-lincoln-alexander-award/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:37:42 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=215084 Christopher Williams (BA '97), an activist and scholar specializing in issues of criminal justice and racial marginality, was presented with The Honourable Lincoln Alexander '53 Award Feb. 25 from the Black Law Students' Association at Osgoode Hall Law School. Williams is a member of the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, a group that encourages debate about police policy issues.

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Two York professors receive President's Research Awards http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/two-york-professors-receive-presidents-research-awards/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/25/two-york-professors-receive-presidents-research-awards/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:53:46 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214990 Faculty of Science Professor Sergey Krylov received the President's Research Excellence Award. Faculty of Health Professor Shayna Rosenbaum is the recipient of the President's Emerging Research Leadership Award.

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Law, art and culture come together at Osgoode Hall Law School http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/law-art-and-culture-come-together-at-osgoode-hall-law-school/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/law-art-and-culture-come-together-at-osgoode-hall-law-school/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:59:48 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214902 On Tuesday, March 3 and Friday, March 27, Osgoode Artist in Residence Julie Lassonde will present her Counterbalance project, which explores the notion of balance and risk taking in law and life. On Thursday, March 26, playwright Catherine Frid, the law school's other Artist in Residence, will present a reading of her new play about whistleblowing.

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All Nations Pow Wow and Gathering coming to York http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/all-nations-pow-wow-and-gathering-coming-to-york/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/all-nations-pow-wow-and-gathering-coming-to-york/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:31:59 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214913 The 13th annual All Nations Pow Wow and Gathering: Celebrating Indigeneity and Academia, including dancing, a feast, a film, a conference and more, will take place March 5 to 7 at York.

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Today's Undergraduate Research Fair presents the work of York U students http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/york-undergraduate-research-fair-set-for-today-in-the-scott-library/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/24/york-undergraduate-research-fair-set-for-today-in-the-scott-library/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:30:14 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214909 Seventy-five students from all York faculties on both campuses will present their research projects at York University's third annual multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, Feb. 25, from 11am to 1pm, in the Scott Library Collaboratory.

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York University Board of Governors approves sexual assault policy http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/23/york-university-board-of-governors-approvals-sexual-assault-policy/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/02/23/york-university-board-of-governors-approvals-sexual-assault-policy/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:20:24 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=214890 During its Feb. 23 meeting, the Board of Governors of York University approved a policy on awareness, prevention and response to sexual assault, affirming the institution's ongoing commitment to foster a culture where its impact is understood, survivors are supported, and those who commit incidents of sexual assault are held accountable through due process.

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