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McGill MBAs place first in North America on international mobility according to Financial Times global survey

Mon, 2005-01-24 08:00

The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released on January 24, 2005, places McGill graduates first in North America – and 11th worldwide – for international mobility. This measure is based on the employment movements of alumni between time of graduation and today. The FT results are based on a survey of the 2001 alumni and an analysis of each school's activities.

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Contact: Annie Julien
Organization: Faculty of Management
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Jewish and Arab youth unite on journal project

Tue, 2005-01-25 12:00

"Yalla: Reflections on the Middle East," co-sponsored by the McGill Arab Students' Association and Hillel Jewish Student Centre of McGill, compiles poems, stories, essays and photos on the theme of hope for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Combined radiation and chemotherapy increases breast cancer survival

Tue, 2005-01-25 10:30

For patients with high-risk breast cancer treated with radical mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, the addition of radiation therapy leads to better survival outcomes with few long-term toxic effects.

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Contact: Sarah L. Zielinski
Organization: Journal of the National Cancer Institute
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Office Phone: 301-841-1287
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New Year's good news

Sat, 2005-01-01 12:00

The first baby born at the McGill University Health Centre for 2005 was a baby boy, at 00:02 am on January 1, 2005.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: Public Relations and Communications - McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 31560
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MBA Information Session - Tuesday, February 8, 2005

Thu, 2005-02-03 16:00

The McGill MBA - Opening Doors Around the World. Information session on Tuesday, February 8, 2005.

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Clostridium difficile update

Thu, 2005-01-27 17:00

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has released preliminary findings from its provincial surveillance on the incidence of Clostridium difficile in Quebec.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 31560
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Professor Henry Mintzberg declared top McGill 2004 newsmaker

Fri, 2005-01-28 12:00

Out of ten McGill faculty members, three Management professors were included in the Reporter's list of McGill's top 2004 newsmakers.

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McGill CA Program students achieve 2004 UFE pass rate of 85% compared to Canadian average of 78%

Mon, 2005-01-31 12:00

The McGill pass rate for the Chartered Accountancy UFE exam from 2001-2004 for first-time writers averaged 85%, and 100% for second-time writers. These are the highest pass rates McGill has posted in its history, with 97% of McGill graduates from this period obtaining their CA designation.

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Contact: Diana Rubin
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Office Phone: 514-398-8489
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Ex-basketball player-now-director nominated for Oscar

Tue, 2005-02-01 12:00

"Hardwood," a 29-minute film written and directed by Hubert Davis (BA'00), has earned a nomination in the Academy Awards short documentary category. Davis's father is former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. The younger Davis uses interviews and home movies to explore his father's relationship with his family.

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COX-2 inhibitor increases risk of heart attack in low-risk seniors

Tue, 2005-02-01 12:00

New research published in the online version of the Annals of Internal Medicine today documents an increased risk of heart attack with one of the COX-2 inhibitors used in elderly adults with no previous history of heart attack.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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