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Feb. 23: Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders lectures

Wed, 2015-02-04 08:07

The following topics will be addressed in a three-lecture program: a psychiatrist’s perspective on the behavioural variant of fronto-temporal dementia; the relation between late-life depression and comorbid cognitive impairment; and suicidality and end-of-life decisions in persons with mild cognitive impairment or dementia. The program starts at 9 a.m. For more information and to register, contact info [dot] mcsa [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

 

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Sustainability Research Symposium wants you

Wed, 2015-02-04 08:07

Registration and abstract submission is now open for the fifth annual Sustainability Research Symposium @ McGill on March 13.

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Divest McGill offers Board birthday cake

Tue, 2015-02-03 17:07

Presents another petition urging McGill to lose investments in fossil-fuel industry

By McGill Reporter Staff

The Board of Governors was presented with a birthday cake and giant birthday card Monday when 10 representatives of Divest McGill attended the open portion of the Board meeting to underscore their updated petition urging the University to sell off investments connected with the fossil-fuel industry. Another group was able to watch the video feed of the meeting from the multi-media offices in Burnside Hall.

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Delivery times for campus, McTavish St. haven’t changed

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:07

With McTavish Street reopened following work to replace sewers and water mains last summer and fall, it’s important to remember that deliveries there, as well as to the lower downtown campus in general, should be scheduled to occur between 7 and 11 a.m., Monday to Friday.

The street, which is a City of Montreal-designated pedestrian zone, is closed to vehicular traffic, north of the Bookstore, at all other times.

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Feb. 20 deadline for 2015 Scarlet Key nominations

Sun, 2015-02-01 13:07

For over 85 years the mission of the Scarlet Key Society has been to promote student leadership at McGill. We believe that if academics are the heart of the student experience, then extra-curriculars are the soul. To recognize and celebrate excellence in leadership we give out the prestigious Scarlet Key award.

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McGill Shuttle Bus Tracker

Sun, 2015-02-01 13:07

If you ride the inter-campus shuttle bus, you’ve probably found yourself waiting at the stop and wondering when it will arrive – especially in these frigid February temperatures. Now you don’t have to guess.

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Sports camp registration now open

Sun, 2015-02-01 13:07

Registration is now open for the 32nd edition of the McGill Sports Camp. The camp mandate is to introduce the participants to a variety of activities, develop basic motor skills, and most of all – have fun! The 2015 edition will take place from Monday, June 29 to Friday, August 21. For more information, please visit the McGill Sports Camp home page or follow the Facebook page.

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McGill students fight Ebola

Sun, 2015-02-01 12:07

The Ebola outbreak is not over. The virus continues to ravage West Africa, claiming more than 8,000 lives to date.

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Nominations for the Award for Equity and Community Building

Sun, 2015-02-01 12:07

The selection committee for the McGill University Award for Equity and Community Building is now accepting nominations for the 2015 award. Up to four awards are given out each year to McGill students and staff who demonstrate exceptional commitment in promoting equity, diversity and community engagement. Recipients will be awarded a plaque and a monetary prize. Nominations must be completed by March 6, at 5 p.m., and submitted to equity [dot] awards [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Feb. 19: The effects of literacy on the brain

Sun, 2015-02-01 12:07

McGill and the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre of the Neuro will host Professor Stanislas Dehaene, Chair, Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Collège de France, Paris and Director of the Cognitive NeuroImaging Unit (Inserm-CEA), NeuroSpin. Stanislas Dehaene’s interests concern the cerebral bases of specifically human cognitive functions such as language, calculation and reasoning. On Feb.

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