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McGill Lawyers Converge at SCC for Kazemi Case

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:45

What are the odds that a dozen of our graduates would converge at the Supreme Court of Canada arguing for different intervenors in a single, high-profile case? On March 18, 2014, those odds were good indeed.

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Law Student Éloïse Gagné receives Scarlet Key Award

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:39

The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that one of its students received a Scarlet Key Award during a pining ceremony held at McGill’s Faculty Club on March 26, 2014.

Éloïse Gagné, who served as the LSA’s president in 2013-2014 and was a member of the 2013 editorial board of the McGill Law Journal, received her Scarlet Key pin from Principal Suzanne Fortier, in recognition of her efforts to help support McGill and the broader community.

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The CEO Series with Karl Moore

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:18

Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more. This week's guest is Stephen Bronfman, Executive Chairman of Claridge Inc.

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Easter weekend Library hours

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:57

The following branches will be open for study 24 hours over the Easter weekend (Friday, April 18 through Monday, April 21):

Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Schulich Library of Science and Engineering
Nahum Gelber Law Library

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Dididache 嘀嘀打车 - Hailing the Future, One Cab at a Time

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:40

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on financial innovation in China, in collaboration with Professor Alexander White of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

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Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:20

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

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Faculty Development workshop: Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day

Fri, 2014-05-30 09:00 - 16:30

Invited speakers:

 

Dr. Vania Jimenez, Director of the Family Medicine Unit at  CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

 

Dr. Jean-Pascal Fournier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University

 

Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

McGill University

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Contact: Administrative Coordinator
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Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-04-24 20:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 22nd Public Astro Night, with a panel discussion about "Inflation, the Big Bang and Gravitational Waves" with invited panelists Pr. Robert Brandenberger, Pr. Matt Dobbs, and Pr. Vicky Kaspi. The discussion will strongly encourage questions from the public. It will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour. This event is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

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