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Thesis Defense - Bogdan Negoita, McGill University

Wed, 2014-11-05 13:15
Bronfman Building : Room 340, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Mr. Bogdan Negoita, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Information Systems area will be defending his research titled: 

Strategic Alignment, IT Literacy, Collective IS Use:  Elements Driving the IT Value Proposition

Bogdan Negoita
Doctoral student in Information Systems, McGill University

Date: November 5, 2014
Time: 1:15pm
Location: Room 340, Bronfman Building

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PhD Oral Defense: Effect of heavy metals on establishment of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.) and ground cover legumes in roadside edges

Tue, 2014-10-07 09:15
Raymond Building : R2-013, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Jichul Bae, Department of Plant Science

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Detention Den at EdUS

Thu, 2014-10-09 16:00 - 19:00
Education Building : EdUS Lounge, Basement, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Every second Thursday there is a student-run bar in the EdUS lounge, with varying themes and cheap drinks!

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Devil or angel in the details? Phonetic variation and the complementary principles of phonological distinctiveness and phonological constancy

Thu, 2014-10-02 01:30
Price: Free

The phonetic patterns of ambient speech provide the raw materials for infants to discover the principles of their native language. By 10-12 months they show attunement to phonetic variations that are relevant in their language, and declining sensitivity to distinctions that are irrelevant to it, laying the cornerstone for mature listeners’ rapid and automatic recognition of native words. But what makes a phonetic distinction ‘relevant’ versus ‘irrelevant?’

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Master's Recital: Danielle Prag, piano

Sun, 2014-12-14 17:00
Price: Free Admission

Class of Marina Mdivani

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Master's Recital: Seulgina Choi, violin

Sat, 2014-12-13 17:00
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free Admission

Class of Axel Strauss

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Anti-spam service (junkmail.mcgill.ca) interruption Sept 30, from noon to 1:00pm

Tue, 2014-09-30 11:50 - 13:00

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from approximately 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, McGill's Anti-spam service (junkmail.mcgill.ca) will be shut down in order to perform maintenance.

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The wild side: Assessing evolutionary ecology of defence against parasites in nature

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:00 - 11:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Felipe Dargent

Time and place:Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 10:00 am in Room W4/12, Stewart Biology Building. 
 Thesis Title: The wild side: Assessing evolutionary ecology of defence against parasites in nature
Thesis Supervisors: Dr. G. Fussmann – Biology and Dr. M. Scott - Parasitology

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Earning a Degree While Earning Gold Medals: Freestyle Skier Jennifer Heil

Mon, 2014-09-29 14:57

Freestyle skier and Olympian, Jennifer Heil, has had twenty-five victories at the World Championships, and earned Canada’s first Olympic gold in women's moguls, but her most recent accomplishment is graduating from the Commerce program at McGill University. You will come across a McGill alum who holds a Ph.D.

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Global Marketing Leader Mario D'Amico Joins the Nature Conservancy as Chief Marketing Officer

Mon, 2014-09-29 14:52

The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release: The Nature Conservancy announced today that Mario D'Amico, a leading international advertising and communications executive and former Global Chief Marketing Officer for Cirque du Soleil, has joined the organization as Chief Marketing Officer. He oversees membership, digital marketing, corporate marketing partnerships, strategic communications and publishing.

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