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What size university fits you?

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:26

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools.

... The big school

Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

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Disclosures: A weekly look at odds and ends from the business world

Tue, 2014-10-14 10:08

The website of the World Retail Congress, which just concluded its annual confab in France, asks “Why Paris in 2014?”

Why, indeed, British retail CEO Andy Street might have asked. The chief of department store chain John Lewis made his way to the conference last week to receive the award for Best Omnichannel Retailer (No, we don’t know what that means, either).

... A big voice in philanthropy

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How McGill students created a new, more respectful Frosh

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:38

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

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McGill comes in 21st in QS World University Rankings

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:22

McGill University and the University of Toronto might be neck-and-neck in the quest to be the top-ranked Canadian university in the world, but the real story in this year’s new QS World University Rankings has to be the surge of several other Canadian universities, including Université de Montréal, which jumped to 83rd in the world from 92nd last year.

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Urquhart appointed full-time assistant coach of McGill men's hockey team

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:36

David Urquhart has been appointed as full-time assistant coach of the McGill University men's hockey team. He replaces Dan Jacob, who stepped down a few weeks ago to take a similar post with Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

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Most Beautiful University Campuses In Canada

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:33

From gorgeous mountain backdrops to breathtaking green landscapes, Canada is home to some of the most scenic campuses in the world.

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Trottier Symposium: Are We Alone?

Mon, 2014-10-06 17:00 - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:30
Price: FREE

Join us for the Lorne Trottier 2014 Public Science Symposium!

Limited seats!! No reservations, just drop by--first come, first serve!

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Dr. Joe and The Food Babe

Fri, 2014-07-18 20:28

I spent quite some time talking with the reporter who wrote this story about the Food Babe. She did quote me correctly but as far as having lots of fans and "some" critics goes...well those "some" consist of members of the scientific community who know a lot more about food science than the "fans."

Read More: Charlotte’s Food Babe has lots of fans – and some critics

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Book Launch: Is That a Fact?

Thu, 2014-05-08 19:00

Is That A Fact?

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Everyone is invited!

 

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