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Trudeau Foundation Scholarship

Fifteen young PhD students received $2.7 million worth of scholarships from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation on May 20, 2009. Amongst the recipients is David Theodore, until recently a research associate and third-year studio design teacher at the School, and currently a Ph.D. student at Harvard undertaking a double doctorate in Architecture and Urban Planning.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2009

McGill scholars win 3 of 5 top academic prizes

Killam Trusts honours work in health science, engineering, French literature

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Published on : 11 May 2009

McGill to bestow 11 exemplary individuals with honorary degrees at Spring Convocation

Eleven exceptional individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2009

Billes Architecture Student Design Competition

Six students from the School of Architecture (Justin Boulanger, Ann Rodgers, Jessica Dan, Hamza Alhbian, David Dworkind and Andrew Hruby) have won three of the top five awards for creating new home designs in devastated areas of New Orleans. The original concepts were judged on originality, innovation and sustainability, among other criteria, in the Billes Architecture Student Design Competition.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2009

McGill students grab top spots in architecture competition to rebuild New Orleans

McGill University and its School of Architecture have garnered three of the top five awards for creating new home designs in devastated areas of New Orleans.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2009

The CFI awards more than $1.1 million to McGill in support of seven research projects

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced it has awarded $1,147,175 to McGill University to support seven research projects in areas as diverse as hybrid nanostructures, photonic systems, chronic pain and cancer, among others.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2009

Lyceum Traveling Fellowship in Architecture

A U3 Architecture student has received a top award in the 2009 Lyceum Traveling Fellowship in Architecture competition. Traian Dima was awarded second prize for his winning project and will receive a $7,500 travel fellowship. The McGill submissions to the Lyceum competition were projects developed in the U3 studio sections of Profs. Tom Balaban, Howard Davies, and Robert Claiborne.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2009

AIA/AAH Student Design Charrette

A team from the School was selected to participate in this year’s annual Student Design Charrette held November 7-11, hosted by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) in Washington DC. Led by Adjunct Professor Robert Claiborne, the four M1 students had only 48 hours to design a Disaster Response Hospital for civil or military use.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2009

CCA Charrette

A McGill team of five U2 Architecture students won first prize this year in the category Agitation in the 14th edition of the CCA’s Interuniversity Charrette (October 30 to November 3, 2008). The students competed against 31 other teams from McGill, U de M, Laval, UQAM, Carleton and Ryerson. Their project Manifesto was cited by the jury for being "powerful, simple, supple and direct."

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Published on : 31 Mar 2009

Canadian Architect 2008 Awards of Excellence

Marie-Gil Blanchette (M.Arch. 2008) has won one of four Canadian Architect 2008 Student Awards of Excellence. Her project Watercycle seeks to rethink water management specifically within the context of the city of Montreal. It attempts to create a link between the functional water treatment in the city - often invisible to the public eye - and the poetic celebration of water.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2009

Grafika Graphic Design Award

Tamzyn Berman (Atelier Pastille Rose) has won a Grafika award in the category Print Media / Cultural Poster / Series for the graphic design of the School of Architecture lecture series posters for 2008-2009. The award was part of the 12th edition of the competition run by Grafika magazine.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2009

Nine McGill researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs

$5.4 million to be shared by three newly named, six renewed CRCs

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Published on : 23 Feb 2009