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Congratulations Class of 2016

We would like to send you our warmest regards on behalf of the all the staff at Career Planning Service (CaPS) downtown and Macdonald campus offices.  Your hard work, dedication and perseverance have paid off; you should be very proud of your accomplishments.  Many doors will be opening for you as you take the next steps in your career. If you are unsure about which step to take first, McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) is available to help.

Classified as : Students, Convocation, Graduation
Published on : 27 Apr 2016

Find a partner who marches to the beat of your own drum

By Cynthia Lee Newsroom Everyone marches to the beat of their own drum: From walking to talking to producing music, different people’s movements occur at different speeds.

Published on : 09 Feb 2016

Sovereignty v. neoliberalism: trial over a treasure

In 2007, a treasure hunting company found a 19th Century shipwreck in the Atlantic, off the coast of Portugal. The company, Odyssey Marine Exploration, claimed property of the shipwreck and its cargo, some 600,000 silver and gold coins.

Published on : 05 Dec 2014

Alumnus Leonard Cohen honoured with Prix du Québec

Cohen is among the recipients of the 13 Prix du Québec, whose names were announced today at a press conference held in Montreal.With a voice that stirs the senses and a gift for poetic language that touches the soul, Leonard Cohen has been remarkably prolific in a career that spans five decades. His first volume of poetry was published while he was still an undergraduate student in McGill’s Faculty of Arts and since then, he has used his abundant talents to inspire and move generations of readers and listeners around the world. A McGill graduate (BA’55) and honorary degree recipient (DLitt’92), Cohen was voted one of the ‘Greatest McGillians’, a contest organized by the McGill Alumni Association as part of the celebration of the University’s 190th anniversary.

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Published on : 29 Oct 2012

Leonard Cohen reçoit le plus prestigieux prix du Québec

 Monsieur Cohen est l’un des 13 lauréats d’un Prix du Québec, dont les noms ont été dévoilés aujourd’hui dans le cadre d’une conférence de presse tenue à Montréal. Doté d’une voix qui fait vibrer les cœurs et d’un sens de la poésie qui remue les âmes, Leonard Cohen a été extrêmement prolifique au fil de ses 50 années de carrière. Il a publié son premier recueil de poésie alors qu’il était encore étudiant de premier cycle à la Faculté des arts de McGill. Depuis, il a inspiré et ému par ses multiples talents des générations de lecteurs et de spectateurs dans le monde entier. Diplômé de l’Université McGill (B.A. 1955) et récipiendaire d’un doctorat honorifique (D. ès L. 1992), Leonard Cohen a été élu l’un des Grands Mcgillois, concours organisé par l’Association des diplômés de McGill dans le cadre des célébrations entourant le 190e anniversaire de la célèbre institution montréalaise. 

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Published on : 29 Oct 2012

Lang Family Text in Performance Award

This award provides an opportunity for undergraduate students in the Department of English to attend plays in performance at a Canadian venue as an adjunct to course work at McGill.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 19 Feb 2012

The Essential Course to Prepare Professionals for Work Opportunities and Careers in International Development

ISID announces a 2nd Executive Education course, to be held in Vancouver in June 2012.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 09 Feb 2012

Exploring how a parent’s education can affect the mental health of their offspring

Could depression in adulthood be tied to a parent’s level of education? A new study led by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, a medical sociologist from McGill University, suggests this is the case.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 26 Jan 2012

Call for Proposals: Access to Health Care

McGill’s Training and Retention of Health Professionals Project is launching a call for research proposals for projects that investigate barriers to health care access for the English-speaking population of Quebec.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

Media advisory: Prize-winning authors pick up Mordecai Richler’s torch

Kathleen Winter and Louis Hamelin in conversation as the first Mordecai Richler Writers-in-Residence, with guest speaker Noah Richler and a retrospective of Aislin’s Richler cartoons

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 06 Sep 2011

IDS Orientation for New Students

Learn about the Study of International Development, program options and rules. Meet your fellow students and members of the IDS Undergraduate Student Society – IDSSA!

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 03 Aug 2011

Shatner to be awarded honorary degree

McGill University will mark the achievements of one of its most celebrated alumni, Emmy-winning actor William Shatner, with the awarding of an honorary degree at Spring Convocation ceremonies on June 2.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 05 May 2011

Men who lose their jobs at greater risk of dying prematurely

McGill sociologist finds strong correlation between unemployment and mortality with most significant effects felt by men who become unemployed in their early or mid-careers.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 04 Apr 2011