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McGill explores possible move for football team to Ontario league in 2013

McGill University has applied to play in the Ontario University Athletics football conference, which, if accepted, would move the Redmen from the Quebec league to Ontario by 2013, the team’s 133rd season on the gridiron.

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Published on : 18 May 2012

Letting go can boost quality of life

A new study by Carsten Wrosch of Concordia University and Catherine Sabiston of McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education found that breast cancer survivors who were able to let go of old exercise goals and set new ones increased their level of physical activity and showed an improved well-being overall.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2012

Dr. Dilson Rassier named William Dawson Scholar

Dr. Dilson Rassier has been named a William Dawson Scholar in recognition of his outstanding research in muscle biophysics. The William Dawson Scholar Award recognizes outstanding and original researchers of world-class caliber who are poised to become leaders in their areas of expertise.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

McGill University Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health

A new university research center spearheaded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education was approved by Senate on March 21 and by the Board of Governors on March 27, 2012. The McGill University Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health will welcome members from across the university to collaborate in exploring the links between physical activity and health.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

Prof. Shaheen Shariff wins Facebook Digital Citizenship research grant

McGill Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff has been named as one of four worldwide recipients of Facebook’s first Digital Citizenship research grants – a $50,000 (U.S.) award that will support her Define the Line project, designed to help reduce cyber-bullying and promote responsible digital citizenship.

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Published on : 14 Feb 2012

The Big Fat Truth about Exercise: Webcast of Dr. Steven Blair

A webcast is now available for the Bloomberg Manulife Prize Roundtable held January 12, 2012 with guest speaker and prize winner, Dr. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Banner/Minerva upgrade completed

The scheduled upgrade of Banner/Minerva is completed and related systems are now open. Note that when logging into Banner, instead of simply entering “BANNER” as the database name, you will need to specify “BANNER.MCGILL.CA”. Please see the full announcement for important details.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2010

Location changes: EDKP 233 Section 001 & 002

EDKP 233 Section 001 & 002: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 ONLY meet in Tomlinson Hall 5mins. prior to start of class to then go to FORRBES FIELD

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Published on : 03 Sep 2008

Location Changes: EDKP 261 Sections 002, 003, 004, 005 & 006

EDKP 261 Sections 002, 003, 004, 005 & 006: CURRIE 408/9 instead of 352

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Published on : 03 Sep 2008

McGill student wins Olympic bronze in Beijing

Thomas Hall, student in McGill's Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, finishes third in 1,000-metre single men's canoe race

Published on : 22 Aug 2008