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Alum Chris Howard promoted to Distinguished Analyst at Gartner

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:32

Chris Howard has worked as a research analyst for Gartner since 2005, studying technology trends. Earlier in 2014, he was promoted to VP Distinguished Analyst, and continues to provide thought leadership on emerging tech and business trends. His travels take him around the world, and he is in demand as a keynote speaker for major events. When home with his wife Anne and 5 dogs, Chris still plays and composes in his studio and on his 1954 Mason and Hamlin A.

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MATL Capstone Projects Vernissage

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:00 - 19:00
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

The graduating Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL) students will be presenting their Capstone projects during our annual Vernissage which will take place in the Education Building Lobby this Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 5-7pm. There will be wine, cheese, coffee and cookies!

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Innovation in education through Peter Steinmetz’s book

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:44

Peter Steinmetz works in the intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and is a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill. He is the Director and Founder of the Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course at McGill and has taught in North America, Asia and Africa.

Bedside Ultrasound, Level 1, by Peter Steinmetz is a great resource among students, residents and physicians alike. It contains and explores applications of ultrasound that transcend the common areas this form of medicine deals with.

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Congratulations to Douglas Slobod for receiving John H. Altshuler Prize in Family Medicine

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43

The prize was established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his father, John Altshuler, BSc ’55, MDCM ’59. This prize is awarded annually by the Faculty of Medicine to a graduating medical student with the highest mark in the family medicine clerkship.

This year’s recipient, Douglas Slobod, received the award at the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 29.

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Professor Richard King: Portrait of a Montreal Master (article in French from La Presse)

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:39

Dans l'ombre des grands musiciens

Âge: 48 ans

Emploi: Professeur agrégé, École de musique Schulich de l'Université McGill

Spécialité: Enregistrement sonore

Distinctions: Gagnant de 12 prix Grammy, il est le seul ingénieur de son à avoir récolté des statuettes autant pour la musique classique (11) que non classique (1). Ses étudiants l'ont aussi élu professeur de l'année en 2013.

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Schulich School of Music Composition alumni and students awarded numerous prizes in the 2014 SOCAN Foundations Awards to Young Composers.

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:29

With a total of seven prizes at the SOCAN Foundations Awards to Young Composers, the Schulich School of Music Composition Area has performed remarkably.  Four out five of the 2014 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers have been awarded to current or former Schulich Students, and prize winners in the Sir Ernest MacMillan awards Category consist exclusively of former Schulich Students. Congratulations to all recipients and their respective professors.  

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WebCT access ending for Summer 2010 and earlier

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:18

Since the new myCourses learning management system was introduced in Summer 2012, the legacy LMS (WebCT) is being phased out. Note that Friday, September 26, 2014 will be the last date to request access to courses from Summer 2010 and earlier.

Students and instructors can continue to request access to WebCT for courses offered from Fall 2010 to Winter 2012 for another two years. The WebCT system will be fully shut down on September 30, 2016.

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Horace Barlow talk: "Symmetry and the Computational Goals that Underly Perception"

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:00 - 14:00
Grandpré Communications Centre : Montreal Neurological Institute
  • When entering the main MNI lobby turn left and go to the end of the hallway.
  • Turn right and pass the first set of elevators on your right.
  • Go to the second set of elevators that are near the Neurosurgery offices
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2014 Killam Prize Lecture: "Cartographo Ergo Sum (I map, therefore I am): The importance of location to modern society"

Tue, 2014-10-28 17:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

McGill is delighted to weclome D. R. Fraser Taylor, who will deliver the 2014 Killam Lecture in the Social Sciences. Dr. Taylor introduced the world to the power of cybercartography, an enhanced form of multimedia mapping using geographic information management, to deepen our understanding of socio-economic issues. In Canada, and around the world, his cybercartographic atlases have delivered new perspectives and a way to comprehend complex issues such as trade and economic patterns, international development, and the risk of homelessness.

Contact Information

Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
Office Phone: (514) 398-3992
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Professor Dotzel Wins 2013 Best Services Article Award

Fri, 2014-07-11 15:18

Professor Thomas Dotzel has won the 2013 Best Services Article Award at the 23rd annual Frontiers in Service Conference held in Miami from June 26-29, 2014. The award comes from the American Marketing Association’s Services Marketing Special Interest Group, an organization comprised of the world’s top services marketing scholars, and is designed to honour the best services paper across all journals in the prior year (2013).

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