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Homework without tears (Nov. 21)

For the last lecture of the five-week Effective parenting series featuring McGill University Educational Psychology professors, Professor Steven Shaw will focus on homework.

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Published: 21 Nov 2016

Universal Children’s Day (November 20)

Cindy Blackstock, School of Social Work, McGill University

“International Children's Day recognizes the rights and contributions of children worldwide including the right to non-discrimination....

Published: 21 Nov 2016

APEC Peru 2016 (Nov. 19-20)

Prime Ministrer Trudeau will attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, the year-long hosting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Peru, which will culminate on 19–20 November 2016 in Lima. (APEC)

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Published: 18 Nov 2016

Experts: South Africa and others leave the ICC

“Even as the International Criminal Court (ICC) suffered a blow from yet another country turning against it, Canada is continuing its fight to save it with a campaign of lobbying pressure and promised solutions.” (The Globe and Mail)

Published: 18 Nov 2016

Leonard Cohen dies at 82

“Leonard Cohen, the hugely influential singer and songwriter whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died at the age of 82.” (Rolling Stone)

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Published: 11 Nov 2016

Effective parenting: how to help your child overcome anxiety (Nov. 14)

How parents can help their children overcome anxiety? Professor Tina Montreuil is the next speaker in the Effective Parenting: New Trends And Approach series. She will discuss strategies for parents to help their child overecome their anxiety. 

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Published: 11 Nov 2016

Effective Parenting: New Trends and Approaches

This series of public lectures focuses on topics of concern for parents/guardians/grandparents in our fast-paced world and digital age. On November 7, Dr....

Published: 7 Nov 2016

Experts: US 2016 Presidential Elections

These McGill University experts are available to comment on the race for the White House: Jacob Levy, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

Jacob Levy is one of the world’s leading libertarian political theorists.

jacob.levy [at] mcgill.ca (English)

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Published: 7 Nov 2016

International Criminal Court: South Africa's Withdrawal

"South Africa's main opposition party on Monday tried to block a government plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the move is illegal and that the country's top court should intervene....

Published: 25 Oct 2016

DDoS Attack: what does it tell us?

“Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions for several hours on Friday morning as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said it was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted traffic mainly on the U.S. East Coast.” (CBC)

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Published: 21 Oct 2016

McGill linguist helped on upcoming movie Arrival

The upcoming Denis Villeneuve movie Arrival was filmed in Montreal and when the filmmakers went looking for a linguistics scholar to consult on the screenplay and offer on-set advice, they turned to McGill. Prof. Jessica Coon supplied feedback on the film’s script, worked with the set crew, and some of her books from her office even wound up in the film....

Published: 21 Oct 2016

The Media and the Environment

The 2016 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture on Oct. 24 will present two speakers followed by a Q&A with the audience on the overall issues of media and the environment.:

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Published: 21 Oct 2016

135 years of theses available online

135 years of McGill graduate scholarship is now available online. In 2012, McGill Library went to the stacks of Rare Books and Special Collections and began digitizing print only theses and dissertations. The project took four years to complete and to date almost 7,000 theses have been digitized representing almost a million pages.

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Published: 21 Oct 2016

Cancer and Work (Oct. 19)

Returning to work after any illness can be a challenge. For cancer survivors, the return to work can be especially difficult due to the effects of cancer and its treatment. Employers may lack understanding of cancer’s impact on work abilities, and how to provide accommodations. On Wednesday, October 19, cancerandwork.ca, a new resource, will bring this information together.

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Published: 17 Oct 2016

Coderre visit to Iran

Denis Coderre made “an early October side trip to Iran to meet the mayor of Tehran, a prominent figure in the country’s repressive theocracy.” (The National Post)

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Published: 17 Oct 2016

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