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McGill named one of nation’s greenest employers

By McGill Reporter Staff While red may be the official colour of McGill, it would seem that we have an increasing penchant for green as well. McGill’s strong commitment to campus sustainability was recognized earlier today with the announcement that the University has been selected to the annual list of Canadas Greenest Employers, as chosen by the [...

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Published on : 16 Apr 2009

What Darwin Didn't Know-- on the web

What Darwin Didn't Know, a presentation held at the Redpath Museum in honour of Darwin's bicentennary, was recorded live and archived on the World Wide Web. You can watch the presentation via the archive at: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=200902123549 Moderated by David Green, the Director of the Museum, the speakers included four evolutionary biologists from McGill.

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Published on : 28 Feb 2009

Welcome Sara -- McGill's oldest teenager

Sara is a Triceratopsian dinosaur that lived in Eastend, southern Saskatchewan, just over 65 million years ago. She was probably a teenager when she died but if she had lived to adulthood she would have weighed 10 tonnes. Excavated by the McGill vertebrate paleontology field course led by Dr. Hans Larsson, and then reconstructed in the Redpath Museum, Sara's skull measures close to 5 metres.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2009

McGill Experts: Bouchard-Taylor report released today

The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society that examined the issue of reasonable accommodation of immigrants within Quebec submitted its final report to the Quebec government on Monday.

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Published on : 21 May 2008

All the expertise, none of the homework

McGill’s newest mini-lectures offer public crash course in psychology, education, and parenting

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Published on : 10 Apr 2008

Exploring the hopes and challenges of women in the developing world

Leading voices to tackle crucial global issues at McGill for Women & Development Symposium

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Published on : 10 Apr 2008

Entre Nous with Sylvia Franke, Chief Information Officer: Old school excellence delivered by new school technology

She went from Toronto bike courier to lawyer to McGill's Chief Information Officer. She's Sylvia Franke and she has a high-tech story to tell.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008

McGill Web Gems: McGill web primer

The ABCs of McGill's essential web resources.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

McGill Web Gems: Sites offer gridiron history and free software

Redmen football history and free downloadable software.

Published on : 08 Feb 2007

Interactive kiosk unveiled

The folks at Engineering go space age thanks to an interactive kiosk developed by the good folks at the Centre for Intelligent Machines.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

University holiday closing

McGill University administrative offices, library and bookstore will be closed for the holidays from December 23, 2006, to January 2, 2007, inclusive.

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Published on : 22 Dec 2006

Friendlier, fresher and better than ever

Has it really been four years since we last redesigned our website? Indeed it has. And just because you, loyal reader, like to read stuff on the web, the Web Service Group thought it high time for a little sprucing up.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

New media symposium: From cellphones to cultural diversity

People use communication technology in dramatically different ways, amounts and reasons around the world, according to a recent graduate student conference held at McGill.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Oyez! Oyez! Come to the Tech Fair!

Instructional Multimedia Services hosts their second annual Teaching and Technology Fair. There's no Ferris wheel, but there will be a slew of pedagogy programs and teaching tools on display.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

New director of libraries arrives

Janine Schmidt made a name for herself as an inventive and forward-looking librarian at the University of Queensland. Now she's the new Trenholme Director of Libraries at McGill, and she's ready for the challenge.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005