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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination

29Jan201509:30
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.

McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

18Oct201315:00
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18:00
McConnell Engineering Building 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

Invitation to Industry

Register today to learn more about the innovative research taking place at McGill Engineering in the areas of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Aeros

Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC)

18Sep201310:00
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11:00

This user-friendly session is for faculty and staff to help you best advise your students as they undergo the SSHRC PhD application process and make departmental recommendations.

Recognizing and Supporting Students At-Risk in Graduate Supervision

9Mar201510:00
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12:00
Bronfman Building Room: 210, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

In this workshop, facilitators will present information to help you identify evidence of mental health problems, and to decide when to refer a student.

We will consider strategies for effective boundary setting and discuss the resulting mutual benefits for supervisors and supervisees. Each participant will be asked to present some hypothetical experiences during this workshop.

Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions

6Feb201509:00
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12:00
McIntyre Medical Building Room: 208/9, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Would you like to improve the quality of your Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)? Would you like to learn how to use MCQs to assess higher order thinking skills such as application and analysis? If so, join a group of fellow instructors for a workshop about the principles of well-designed multiple-choice questions. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to apply these principles to your own course. Bring existing MCQs exams or course materials for which you would like to develop questions.


 

Congratulations to all graduate students convocating in spring 2013!

photo of Ph.D. students in scarlet gowns with pale green facings.

McGill University’s celebrated academic story continues to be enriched by the ambition and optimism of its graduates. Congratulations to all the Master’s and PhD students who will receive their hard-earned degrees this week during Convocation ceremonies from May 27 to June 3.  We are proud to welcome you to the illustrious network of scholars, alumni and supporters that make up the McGill community.

Published: 30May2013

$5 million generous gift from McGill alumni to the Faculty of Religious Studies

Photo of McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan

McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue. 

Published: 9May2013

Desautels MBA students win 2013 Hult Prize - Boston Regional Finals with plan to solve urban hunger with diet of crickets

photo of the winning team with their Hult awards

A team of five MBA students from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management won the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize in March for their plan to develop a manufacturing plant to grow edible crickets and decrease urban hunger. The MBA students competed against 42 other schools, including Harvard, MIT, and Yale. The Hult prize is a great start -up accelerator program dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs. Each year, students work together to develop innovative social enterprises that aim to eliminate a social isssue selected by the committee.

Published: 8May2013

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