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ECP's Dr. Talwar quoted in VICE article "My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me..."

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:51

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

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Eugenie Bouchard tested by adversity, Dr. Bloom tells Gazette

Thu, 2015-08-13 12:15

After being named Canada's top female athlete two years in a row, young Quebec tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has lost 13 of her last 15 matches. Dr. Gordon Bloom of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Director of the McGill Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to help resolve questions brought to light by her recent disappointments.

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Robert Houle (BEd 1975) wins Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Tue, 2015-08-11 13:40

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in

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IHSP is launching its first issue of IHSP News!

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:28

Inside the Spring 2015 Issue: Bill 10/Bill 20, physician-assisted dying, recent research, IHSP in the media, upcoming events, student and alumni interviews

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School of Information Studies alumna & McGill Librarian April Colosimo awarded Librarian Excellence Award

Tue, 2015-07-07 11:20

McGill School of Information Studies alumna April Colosimo (MLIS '05), Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, has been awarded the McGill Library's 2015 Librarian Excellence Award.

The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.

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Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Tue, 2015-06-23 11:28

By Earl Zukerman
Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics

CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.
 

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Education graduates celebrate Spring Convocation 2015

Wed, 2015-06-03 11:32

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

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L. Jacques Ménard receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

Fri, 2015-05-29 14:58

As part of the Faculty of Education's 2015 Spring Convocation ceremony, L. Jacques Ménard, lifelong advocate of the importance of education for all, was selected to receive an honorary degree. "We are honouring... individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds, expertise and experience who are united by their exceptional contributions to improving the lives of so many," said Principal Suzanne Fortier. "I am delighted that mcGill is recognizing their vision, achievements and leadership by awarding them the University's highest honour."

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Ray Baillie (DipEd '61), author, educator, historian, CFL player and Redmen coach, was 80

Tue, 2015-05-19 11:48

OBIT: Ray Baillie, former CFL player and McGill football coach, was 80

By Earl Zukerman
Published by McGill Athletics, May 11, 2015

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