McGill’s First Nations and Inuit Education (FNIE) celebrates Nunavik artist Ulaayu Pilurtuut, whose design “Mother and Baby Ice Fishing” has been selected by the Royal Canadian Mint to be featured on the new five-dollar silver coin. To find out more, visit http://ow.ly/n8GrU. Ulaayu is a graduate of the Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit program and is currently working towards her BEd for Certified Teachers.
How to change the world through sports? Lysanne Rivard, DISE Ph.D. candidate, explains in three minutes
Girls, Sport and Physical Education in the Global South, a presentation by Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard
Faculty of Education Ph.D. candidate Lysanne Rivard, from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), researches the quality of girls’ physical education programming in the global south. Using photovoice and the participatory process, she brings forward girls’ voices to key policy makers in Rwanda.
Edited by Dr. Aziz Choudry and Dr. Dip Kapoor, NGOization - Complicity, Contradictions and Prospects, examines the growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) through a collection of richly detailed international and local case studies.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, weighs in for Parents Magazine's article about childrens lie-telling, "...the act of manipulating the truth for personal gain 'is a developmental milestone, much like learning to get dressed by yourself or to take turns.'"
Please visit Parents Magazine, to read to full online version of the article "The Truth About Lying".
Congratulations to Rick Blackburn, PhD student in the Faculty of Education on his Gémeaux Award nomination for Best Screenplay for his film Le Legende du Cheval Canadien (The Legend of the Canadian Horse). Rick, who did his undergraduate degree in Education, too, is studying creativity and arts education. The film tells the story of a horse that started a colony, forged a continent, and is now fighting for its survival. This moving portrait of North American's first native horse breed, will air June 24 at 8:00 pm on RDI.
SIS MLIS Archival Studies student Allana Mayer wins ProQuest scholarship for electronic information services
Allana Mayer, School of Information Studies MLIS II student is the winner of the ProQuest Roger K. Summit Scholarship, open to LIS students worldwide! The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, recognizes LIS students who demonstrate outstanding interest or performance in electronic information services. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and will be presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference.
Dr Alain Breuleux (ECP), holder of a Partnership Development Grant and member of SSHRC Insight Grant adjudication committee
The workshop will feature presentations by:
Dr. Joaquín (Quim) Madrenas
Full Professor, Tier I Canada Research Chair in Human Immunology
Chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University
Executive Director of the CIHR Human Immunology Network (CHIN)
Dr. Rod McInnes
Professor of Human Genetics
Department of Biochemistry
Director, Lady Davis Research Institute
Alva Chair in Human Genetics
The workshop will include:
Guest Speaker: Dr. Bruce Lennox