It has been a journey of nearly a decade and it’s not over yet, but for Alexandra Schwartz, starting her own business lets her Breathe.
... Ms. Schwartz made her move into her own business after working for a dozen years as a manager and buyer for Italian designer Gianni Versace, then getting her MBA at McGill University in Montreal. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to work at American Apparel’s headquarters.
McGill University Professor Michael Meaney has been selected as the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate in recognition of his groundbreaking achievements in the biology of child development. A jury of experts selected Prof. Meaney, who is also Scientific Director at the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, for this honour for his pioneering, cutting edge research on the biological mechanisms by which parental behaviour affects brain development and lifelong function.
The first McGill Addictions Research Day will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Douglas Hall at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (6875 LaSalle Boulevard).
Join us for a special film screening and seminar discussion.
Hidden Pictures: A personal journey into Global Mental Health
Directed by Delaney Ruston, MD
Friday, October 24, 2014
11 am – 12:30 pm
Meakins Amphitheatre, McIntyre Medical Building
Seating is limited.
The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils
October 2014 | Montreal Families.ca
by: Kamila Hinkson
Ask university students about what they develop while doing homework, and they will likely respond with "a headache."
A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.
This report says acidification is changing and will dramatically change the ocean ecosystem in years ahead.
Alfonso Mucci is a professor of geochemistry and oceanography in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Oct. 9, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: Neale McDevitt
Last Thursday was the third annual Community Engagement Day (CED), organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education office (SEDE). From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.
Oct.6, 2014 | The McGill Daily
by: Jill Bachelder