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Three in 10 children neglected by parents, Quebec study finds — though survey’s definition of neglect in dispute

Thu, 2016-05-26 15:47

THREE IN 10 CHILDREN NEGLECTED BY PARENTS, QUEBEC STUDY FINDS — THOUGH SURVEY’S DEFINITION OF NEGLECT IN DISPUTE Up to three in 10 children are neglected by their parents, concludes a surprising new Quebec study that raises questions about exactly what defines the “insidious” problem.

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Faculty of Education establishes Faculty Advisory Board (FAB)

Thu, 2016-05-26 15:18

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of a Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). The FAB will serve as a consultation body to the Dean, for new and existing initiatives for the Faculty. The FAB members represent different sectors of the community in Quebec, Canada, and around the world, with a large scope of activities.

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The Wounded Brain Healed: Book Launch

Thu, 2016-06-16 15:00 - 17:00

The Wounded Brain Healed: Book Launch

This is the official launch of the The Wounded Brain Healed: The Golden Age of The Montreal Neurological Institute, 1934-1984.

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En route vers Rio 2016: à la pointe de la persévérance

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:47

Contraint à de longs mois dans son salon à combattre les symptômes d’une commotion cérébrale, de juin 2014 jusqu’à l’hiver de 2015, l’escrimeur montréalais a accueilli comme une délivrance sa qualification officielle pour les Jeux olympiques de Rio, le 26 mars dernier, lors du Grand Prix de Séoul. La centaine de parents et amis qui l’attendaient à l’aéroport à son retour ont béni sa réussite.

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Morality in business: Oxymoron?

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:44

There are those who would say that the term “morality in business” is an oxymoron – a contradiction in terms. Businessmen like to believe that there are two sets of values – one for individuals and a different one for businesses and corporations.

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Congratulations to Tomislav Friščić on his tenure and appointment as associate professor

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:34

Prof. Tomislav Friščić secured his tenure and is promoted to the rank of associate professor, effective June 1 2016. Congratulations! Read more about him and the other assistant professors who were also promoted to associate at McGill in 2016 in the McGill Reporter.

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FAEQ deliver bursaries to Laval's Polossifakis, Lefebvre and Roy

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:41

A trio of Laval student-athletes were among the 55 deserving student-athletes who shared $184,500 in individual bursaries as part of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) at the Foundation’s annual Sponsorship spring cocktail party that was held in the John Molson Room in Montreal earlier this month. The FAEQ also celebrated the performances of numerous bursary recipients, who have already qualified or are in the process of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This year alone the Foundation has delivered nearly 1.3-million dollars to 450 student-athletes.

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Tenure time

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:37

Tenure is granted to professors and librarians in recognition of excellent performance – and is the University’s strongest guarantee of academic freedom in research, teaching, and service. The year-long application process is a rigorous evaluation of performance.

At its May 16, 2016, meeting, McGill’s Board of Governors granted tenure to the 50 people in the 2015-2016 tenure cohort.

Forty-three Assistant Professors have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure:

Desautels Faculty of Management

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FAEQ awards $30,000 in bursaries to incoming McGill student-athletes

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:31

Six incoming freshmen to McGill have been pegged to share $30,000 and are among the 35 recipients of recruitment bursaries totalling $165,000, announced last week by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. The amount includes five awards of $3,000 apiece, distributed to Canadians from outside Quebec who have chosen to pursue their educational and athletic careers in a Quebec university.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, May 25, 2016 

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