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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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May 12: Toxic legacy and gender inequality

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:30

Pollution is pushing us along a continuum leading us to the emergence of more cases of chronic disease. According to Statistics Canada (2007) up to three per cent of Canadians have reported a diagnosis of environmental sensitivities/multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS). The Canadian Community Health Survey of 2010, found that around 180,000 Quebecers reported MCS when asked about ‘long term health conditions that have lasted or are expected to last six months or more and that have been diagnosed by a health professional’. Dr.

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Participants needed for Centre for Studies in Aging study

Thu, 2014-05-08 06:29

This study aims to investigate signs of early cognitive changes and neurodegeneration in aging individuals. The long-term objective of this project is to facilitate the early identification of individuals at high risk of Alzheimer Disease. Participants will be followed yearly for a period of 24 months and will go through yearly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and neuropsychological evaluation

Principal investigator: Jens Pruessner, Ph.D. (Douglas Research Centre, McGill University).

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May 13: Hop into your favourite jeans on National Denim Day

Wed, 2014-05-07 08:31

On Tuesday, May 13, sport your favourite jeans and wear the CURE Foundation’s pink ribbon in support of National Denim Day, a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Ribbons are available around campus. For more information or to obtain ribbons, click here.

 

 

 

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