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McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

Fri, 2013-10-18 15:00 - 18:00
McConnell Engineering Building : 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

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, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Broadband Communications, Sustainability in Engineering and Design, via poster presentations from the Faculty’s top PhD and Master’s students.

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Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

Thu, 2014-12-11 09:00 - Tue, 2014-12-16 13:00
Education Building : Room: 627 (Active Learning Classroom), 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.

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Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC)

Wed, 2013-09-18 10:00 - 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. Sign up for this informative session covering: 

• Award details and eligibility 
• Application policies and procedure 
• Required documents (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) 
• Deadlines 
• Quotas and recommendation criteria 

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Tue, 2014-11-04 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

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

Mon, 2014-09-22 12:00 - 13:15
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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Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships

Thu, 2014-08-28 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Professors are often asked by students to write reference letters for funding opportunities. This interactive session is designed to help you answer questions such as:

  • Are you obliged to write a reference letter if asked by a student and how might you respond if you are not supportive?
  • How much lead time should you expect in order to write a reference letter?
  • What information should be provided by the student?

What are the key elements of a “good” reference letter and what pitfalls should be avoided?

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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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(Tentative Date) Fall/Winter lecture period for 1st year students in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry

Tue, 2014-09-02 (All day) - Mon, 2015-06-22 (All day)
(Tentative Date) Fall/Winter lecture period for 1st year students in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry.
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