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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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Academic advising for new students in Arts, B.A.&Sc., Science, and Management. Please refer to...

Mon, 2015-01-05 (All day)

Academic advising for new students in Arts, B.A.&Sc., Science, and Management.

Please refer to the "Welcome to McGill" website below for details: http://www.mcgill.ca/students/courses/

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Compulsory academic advising and course approval required for...

Mon, 2015-01-05 (All day) - Fri, 2015-01-16 (All day)

Compulsory academic advising and course approval required for ALL returning Engineering students including Architecture. (First two weeks of classes.)

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Orientation and academic advising for new students in Engineering...

Mon, 2015-01-05 09:00

Orientation and academic advising for new students in Engineering. See the Engineering Student Centre website http://www.mcgill.ca/engineering/student/sao/newstudents/for details.

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Final course add/drop deadline for Winter term courses and multi-term courses (D1/D2 or N1/N2) that begin in the Fall term in Graduate Studies...Š

Tue, 2015-01-20 23:59

Final course add/drop deadline for Winter term courses and multi-term courses (D1/D2 or N1/N2) that begin in the Fall term in Graduate Studies. After this date students who web withdraw will receive a mark of "W" (withdrawn).

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Deadline for web withdrawing (grade of "W") from multi-term courses that started in September 2014...

Tue, 2015-01-20 23:59

Deadline for web withdrawing (grade of "W") from multi-term courses that started in September 2014 (with fee refund for Winter term) in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts (including School of Social Work), Continuing Studies, Education, Engineering (including Architecture), Graduate Studies, Law, Management, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Religious Studies and Science (including B.A.&Sc.).

NOTE: No withdrawals from Education Intensive courses.

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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Mourns Charlotte Légaré

Wed, 2013-05-01 17:02

We are deeply saddened to announce that our dear friend and colleague, Charlotte Légaré, passed away on Monday after a long struggle with cancer. Charlotte worked at McGill for 30 years.  For over 20 years she was Director of Graduate Studies, but more than that, Charlotte was the heart of GPS.   She will be greatly missed. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday May 4, 2013 at Urgel Bourgie funeral complex, 1255 Beaumont, Mont-Royal.

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McGill Postdoctoral fellow wins the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award and discusses his study in "The Academic Minute" podcast

Thu, 2013-05-02 10:40
Photo of Dr. Lessard

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to congratulate Dr. Jean-Philippe Lessard, an ecologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science at McGill University, who has been selected as the April 2013 winner of an Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award, from the Fonds Nature et Technologies of the Government of Quebec. Dr. Lessard has also been featured in the "Academic Minute" podcast for his work building a new map of the world’s zoogeographic regions.

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Graduate student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize

Thu, 2013-04-11 17:40
Xenia Kurguzova

Earlier this year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) launched Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers, a competition encouraging Canadian post-secondary students to find innovative ways of communicating how funded research projects about people, behaviour, human thought and culture are beneficial to Canadians – and beyond. The winners will receive $3,000 and the chance to compete for a featured presentation at the next World Social Sciences Forum.

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