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A dozen outstanding individuals to get honorary degrees

Mon, 2013-05-13 11:26

McGill University will confer honorary degrees upon 12 exceptional individuals during this year’s Spring Convocation ceremonies. The recipients – including a world-renowned singer and humanitarian, a Nobel Prize-winning AIDS researcher, a best-selling essayist, a leading philosopher, and business innovators and leaders – will join over 7,300 graduating students taking the stage during Convocation ceremonies from May 27 to June 3.

Convocation ceremonies will be held on McGill’s lower campus, with the exception of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences ceremony (June 3), which will be held at the Macdonald Campus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Mouskouri, Barré-Sinoussi to receive honorary degrees

Acclaimed star and child-rights activist, Nobel-laureate virologist to be honoured at next Convocation ceremonies
Wed, 2013-03-13 10:59

McGill University is pleased to announce two of its recipients for honorary degrees at this spring’s Convocation ceremonies: internationally-acclaimed singing star and humanitarian Nana Mouskouri and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
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Office Phone: 514 398-6751
Mobile Phone: 514 884-1587
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