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Dr. René St-Arnaud, Associate Faculty Member, appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals

Thu, 2015-05-21 17:00

Congratulation to Dr. René St- Arnaud for being appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. Appointed Acting Director of Research in 2011, Dr. St-Arnaud also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University, where he is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry.

You can read more about his appointment here

Source Site: /dent-biomedical

Artists-in-Residence to join Faculty of Education

Thu, 2015-05-21 16:00

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that two Artists-in-Residence have been appointed via the P. Lantz initiative for Excellence in Education and the Arts. As part of this five-year endowment, Maria Ezcurra will begin her appointment in May, and Jimmy Baptiste will start in September. The two are poised to support and mentor students and faculty members in their understanding of the languages of art, and the ways in which art can be integral to building knowledge across disciplines.

Source Site: /education
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Alexander McComber (MEd 1996) to receive Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Thu, 2015-05-21 14:46

Education alumnus Alexander Michael Otsehtokon McComber (MEd 1996) has been selected as recipient of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from Queen's University. Alexander McComber "has worked with a number of national diabetes organizations including Health Canada's Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative," wrote Queen's Gazette in their recent announcement.

Source Site: /education

Mike Babcock hired as Maple Leafs head coach

Thu, 2015-05-21 14:39

Stanley Cup and Olympic Gold Medal-winning hockey coach Mike Babcock (BEd (PE) 1986) has accepted an offer to head the Toronto Maple Leafs. His record-breaking contract will make him the highest paid head coach in NHL history. [Read the CBC Sports story]

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Missed the boat to go on exchange? 2nd Round Application Deadline for Winter 2016 -- June 19th

Thu, 2015-05-21 14:21

Missed the Exchange away application for Winter 2016? The 2nd round for the Exchange program will be open from May 9th to June 19th for opportunities for a Winter exchange to institutions where spaces remain.  For a listing of available institutions please see the International Education website.  Have questions? Please drop by Service Point (office hours from 2:30-4:00 pm Mon-Fri at Desk E in Service Point).

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Source Site: /oasis

New Health Sciences Undergrad/Professional eCalendar online

Thu, 2015-05-21 11:47

Health Sciences program, course, and university information has been successfully launched as part of the eCalendar!

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Talks continue with AGSEM TAs in conciliation

Thu, 2015-05-21 01:40

The parties met for a day and a half day on May 12 and 13. They continued to discuss and review texts concerning some pending non-monetary items. 

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Message from the President of RUIS McGill

Wed, 2015-05-20 14:32

Firstly, I would like to extend my congratulations to the newly appointed leadership in the RUIS McGill territory following the adoption of Bill 10 by the Quebec government. Their names are provided in the Partners section of this website.

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HKSNA: Masterclass with Peter Sykes

Fri, 2015-05-22 09:30
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: $10 ($5 students/seniors)

Part of the 2015 International Conference of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America

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Phishing scam: "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended"

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:56

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended". The message says that your mailbox is running out of data storage and will be suspended, and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to upgrade / add more data space. A sample of the email is shown below.

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