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Do you teach at McGill? We want to learn from you

Wed, 2014-05-21 16:07

Participate in a unique, collaborative partnership that brings together five postsecondary institutions – Cegeps (Dawson, Centennial, John Abbott and Marianopolis) and McGill as the lead institution. McGill faculty, course lecturers/instructors and teaching assistants are invited to participate in this research project by sharing their valued perspective on Universal Design for Learning and diversity in the classroom.

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May 28: Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:07

TISED will host a talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson who will be receiving an honourary doctorate from the Faculty of Engineering this month.

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May 27 – Cancer Prevention: Incurable to Incredible

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:07

The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre presents a public forum featuring experts on everything from new ideas in cancer prevention and environmental causes of cancer to stemming the tide of sunlight-associated skin cancer and the importance of exercise in cancer prevention and its role in rehabilitation and supportive care programming. May 27; 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; McIntyre Medical Sciences Building (1200 Pine Avenue West), Martin Theatre, 6th floor. Sessions will be delivered in English. The Question and Answer period will be bilingual. Refreshments will be served.

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May 28: McLennan-Redpath Terrace launch

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:07

Breathe easy. The McGill community is invited to attend a special event in support of a smoke-free McLennan-Redpath Terrace on Wednesday, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., rain or shine. Take in the special performances and speeches or strike a pose in our “terrace photo booth.” Refreshments will be provided in partnership with McGill Food & Dining Services. For more information on the initiative, click here.

 

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June 5 – 6, 9 – 13: Faces and Places – Tribute to Jack Goldsmith

Wed, 2014-05-21 15:07

Jack Goldsmith (1949-2014) had been a McGill photographer since 1976. A co-founder of the Montreal Carpet Appreciation Society; Goldsmith was a rug and rare book collector on West and East Asian art, travel and T.E. Lawrence. He studied photography at Dawson College, graduated from Concordia University in Anthropology and taught both subjects intermittently.

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Go Habs Go! Show your support for the Montreal Canadiens

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:21

After dispatching the NHL’s top team last week, the Montreal Canadiens are in tough against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Down two games to none, the Habs will be without goaltender Carey Price for the remainder of the series. Now, more than ever, the team needs your support. Send us you pictures of you decked out in bleu, blanc and rouge so we can create a photo gallery. Send all your pictures and caption information (who is in the picture, where you are, anecdotes, etc.) to neale [dot] mcdevitt [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Neale McDevitt).

 

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What I did this summer… in words

Wed, 2014-05-14 13:06

Have you lined up some interesting fieldwork or research this summer? The McGill Reporter wants to tell your story… Actually, the McGill Reporter wants you to tell your story by submitting to its regular feature, Notes From the Field (NFTF). NFTF are first-person accounts written by researchers or interns that give readers a glimpse of what life is like in the field, be it in an exotic location or just down the road.

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They’re back! Montreal’s Street Food returns to McGill

Tue, 2014-05-13 18:29

Starting May 12, keep your eyes peeled for some of Montreal’s best Food Trucks, including Dispatch Coffee, Gaufrabec and Roux! Two food trucks will be stationed Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., behind the Roddick Gates on the downtown Campus.

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Get your McGill merch at a discount

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:29

The annual McGill Staff spring sale is back. Visit the Redbird Sports Shop (475 Pine Avenue West) and receive 30 per cent off all apparel including the spring collection. The sale goes until May 31, or until quantities last.

 

 

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Guy Rouleau awarded major medical prize

Fri, 2014-05-09 15:38

 

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro –  has been awarded the Prix d’excellence 2014 by the Collège des médecins du Québec, for his outstanding contributions to neurogenetics and medicine. Rouleau accepted the award Friday in Quebec City.

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