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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

Verification Period

The purpose of verification is to ensure the accuracy of all student information. This includes program and course information, as well as personal information such as mailing and home addresses. Students are responsible for ensuring that all information on their record is accurate. All graduating students must see a departmental adviser.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2009

Fall 2008 - Notification of Academic Standing for Engineering students

Academic Standing Decisions for the Fall 2008 term will be reflected on your transcript shortly; however you are required to assess your situation immediately

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Published on : 12 Jan 2009

McGill grad gives $8 million to support doctoral students in Faculty of Engineering

15 doctoral fellowships created by family foundation of retired Intel leader

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Published on : 26 Nov 2008

NSERC recognizes McGill innovation

Mining and minerals engineer James Finch and his team honoured with Leo Derikx Award

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Published on : 25 Nov 2008

Pinching display lets you feel the data

(New Scientist): A device that pinches and stretches the skin on the fingertips, rather than prodding and poking it, could revolutionise the way blind people access graphs and maps. (see link for full story)

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Published on : 25 Oct 2008

Thanksgiving Holiday: Course Schedule Change

The normal Tuesday schedule of course activities is cancelled for December 2, 2008. In its place, all lectures, labs, conferences and other course-related activities that are normally held on Mondays will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 as well. This change in schedule is to make up for activities that are cancelled on Monday, October 13 due to Thanksgiving Day.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

The Award for Architectural Integration

Atelier Big City (Adjunct Professor Howard Davies, with Anne Cormier and Randy Cohen) has won the Award for Architectural Integration, a special heritage award from the City of Montreal (L'Opération patrimoine architectural de Montréal 2008). This award is presented to a business for its efforts to enhance an old neighbourhood by integrating a new, quality construction into the existing urban fa

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Published on : 30 Sep 2008