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University teaching in a time of globalization: Language challenges and opportunities

Fri, 2014-06-06 09:30 - 11:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Did you know that more than 40% of university teachers in Canada claim a mother tongue other than English?1 Did you know that at McGill, 50% of the students claim a mother tongue other than English?”2 Teaching at a university where there are linguistically diverse faculty and student populations can present some interesting communication challenges. If you teach in your second language or interact with students from a variety of language backgrounds, join us for an interactive talk about how to address these oral communication challenges.

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Help, My Supervision (Supervisee?) Is in Trouble

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:00 - 12:30

In this workshop, McGill counselors and clinicians 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.

Registration will in March 2014.

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Congratulations to all graduate students convocating in spring 2013!

Thu, 2013-05-30 14:09
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.

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

Thu, 2013-05-09 10:32
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. 

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

Wed, 2013-05-08 14:46
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.

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(Tentative Date) Registration period for 1st year Medicine and Dentistry students...

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:00 - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:59

(Tentative Date) Registration period using Minerva for 1st year Medicine and Dentistry students.

IMPORTANT: New Medicine and Dentistry students have until Thursday, August 14, 2014 to register for at least one course in order to avoid late registration penalties.

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(Tentative Date) Registration period for Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 for all newly-admitted undergraduate students in...

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:00 - Tue, 2014-09-16 23:59

(Tentative Date) Registration period for Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 using Minerva for all newly-admitted undergraduate students in the following faculties who have been admitted from Quebec CEGEPs as well as French Baccalaureate students from Collège Marie de France and Collège Stanislas:

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts (including School of Social Work), B.A.&Sc., Education, Engineering (including Architecture), Management, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Religious Studies and Science (including Medical Prep. and Dental Prep.

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(Tentative Date) Quebec CEGEP students may obtain their student cards as of June 9. The locations and operating hours of ID card centres...Š

Mon, 2014-06-09 (All day) - Tue, 2014-08-12 (All day)

(Tentative Date) Quebec CEGEP students may obtain their student cards as of June 9. The locations and operating hours of ID card centres on both campuses can be found on the Student Information website (www.mcgill.ca/students). Students must be registered for at least one Fall term course, and need to bring their McGill ID number, valid photo ID, and the documents used to prove citizenship status.

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(Tentative Date) RACE Day (Registration and Advising for CEGEP Entrants) for Engineering students, including Architecture students...

Mon, 2014-06-09 (All day)

(Tentative Date) RACE Day (Registration and Advising for CEGEP Entrants) for Engineering students, including Architecture students. Early advising regarding course selection, help with registration issues, and tours of the Engineering complex.

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(Tentative Date) First day of four-day-per-week (MTWR) classes and last day to register without penalty in June section Summer courses...

Mon, 2014-06-09 (All day)

(Tentative Date) First day of four-day-per-week (MTWR) classes and last day to register without penalty in June section Summer courses (for Management courses and other exceptions, please see Summer Studies Calendar).

NOTE: The last day of summer lectures varies by course, please see the Summer Studies Calendar for further information at www.mcgill.ca/study.

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