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Last Friday's edition of The Globe and Mail newspaper included a story on how predictive analytics might help decrease university drop-out rates. Several Data Science companies, including IBM’s Watson Analytics and Microsoft, are offering universities their expertise on identifying students at risk of dropping out. Of course, having low marks is a good predictor, but it is not the only one. Women, for example, are less likely than men to leave university before finishing their studies, but when they do, their marks are usually quite good. So why are they dropping out?
Paul Laurendeau (BSc[Arch] ’89, BArch ’91) is a 2016 recipient of the Governor’s General Award in Architecture, presented on 20 September 2016 in a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Laurendeau was the lead design architect on the Amphithéâtre Cogeco in Trois-Rivières, in consortium with François R. Beauchesne.
The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.
Check out this week’s featured module: “Data Security”. Register through myCourses.
Coming up with a plan for getting into graduate school isn’t easy, but our Grad School 101 Workshop can make the process a whole lot less painful.
There appears little question that mental attitude can influence how we deal with stress and how we recover from certain illnesses.
Improve your health by increasing your physical activity.
Join Dr. Dasgupta and learn how by simply walking more you can reduce the risk of developing chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped McGill achieve Gold. The last time McGill reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.
CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: A Privacy Shield to Protect an Unsafe Harbour? The EU-US Data Protection Debate and Its Implications for Canada
The Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy (CIPP) welcomes Prof. Bernd Holznagel, Director of the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law at the University of Münster in Germany, and a leading scholar on i