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Leslie Woo: Connecting the GTHA: More than Just a Plan

Thu, 2017-03-09 12:00 - 13:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : 420, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

MacDonald Harrington room 420

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Dima Perepichka becomes Sir William C. Macdonald Chair in Chemistry

Wed, 2017-02-22 10:36

The Sir William C. Macdonald Chair in Chemistry was established in 1901 and is one of the oldest Named Chairs at the University.

Dima has a significant international reputation that was recently validated in the Full Professor promotion process, and are one of the world’s most creative “designers” and makers of novel materials.

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Contact: Dima Perepichka
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CCVC Seminar: Dr. Kyoko Nozaki - Development of New Catalytic Reactions toward Utilization of Renewable Resources

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:00 - 14:15
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Carbon dioxide is one of the most attractive renewable C1 resources, which has many practical advantages such as abundance, economic efficiency, and lack of toxicity.

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Contact: Bruce Arndtsen
Source Site: /chemistry

Inaugural Empower McGill Conference

Fri, 2017-03-24 10:00 - 16:30
Omni Mont-Royal Hotel : 1050 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montreal, QC , H3A 2R6

The inaugural Empower McGill: Tools for Success in Business conference is an initiative to give students and business professionals, either with or without disabilities, the resources to become leaders and advoc

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Statement in response to online harassment of Dr. Charmaine Nelson

Wed, 2017-02-22 09:33

February 21, 2017

Yesterday morning, our colleague Dr. Charmaine Nelson, Professor of Art History at McGill, published an article in the Huffington Post exploring the colonial roots of contemporary racism in Canada (http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/charmaine-nelson/modern-racismcanada_b_1482...). A few hours later, Dr. Nelson received an intimidating e-mail from a white supremacist organization based in British Columbia. 

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Master's Recital: Brett Walker, conductor

Sun, 2017-04-09 20:00
Strathcona Music Building : Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free Admission

Class of Jean-Sébastien Vallée

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Graduate Diploma Recital: Chris Paul, trombone

Thu, 2017-05-04 17:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC
Price: Free Admission

Class of James Box

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Opera McGill celebrates 60 years with a dazzling Fledermaus

Tue, 2017-02-21 16:23

(Review by Arthur Kaptainis in La Scena)

As a celebration of the 60 years of Opera McGill, the Schulich School of Music late last month presented a run of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus in the Monument National. The opening was a big success, with a fresh array of voices, exquisite Art-Nouveau sets by Vincent Lefèvre and brilliant costumes by Ginette Grenier.  

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Robert Mellin wins Built Heritage Award

Tue, 2017-02-21 14:57

On February 20, 2016, Prof. Robert Mellin received a Built Heritage Award from the City of St. John’s, Newfoundland, for the renovation of 38 Hayward Avenue. The low-pitch biscuit box roof shape of the existing house was retained, and a new bedroom was constructed above an existing detached garage. A second-storey insulated link or bridge connects the new bedroom to the second floor hallway of the house.

For before and after photos of the project, please visit this webpage.

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Musician's Mental Health: Panelists Discuss the stress of musicianship

Tue, 2017-02-21 14:29

Written by Madison Duenkler for the McGill Daily (Feb 20, 2017)
Visual by Madison Duenkler


On Monday, February 13, McGill students and members of Montreal’s music community gathered at the Wirth Music building for a panel discussion, entitled “Musician’s Health Throughout a Performing Career.”

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