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Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre awarded LOJIC prize at National Assembly

Thu, 2014-06-05 14:19

Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIC) highlighted the excellence of 17 international mobility projects with the presentation of the sixth LOJIQ prizes held May 27 at the National Assembly in front of nearly 300 guests. Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre (M.Arch.

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Prof. Aaron Sprecher Promoted to Associate Professor

Fri, 2014-05-30 11:39

The Board of Governors of McGill University has approved the promotion of Prof. Aaron Sprecher to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Sprecher was initially appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture in the summer of 2008.

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Blanche Lemco van Ginkel receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at Convocation on May 29

Thu, 2014-05-29 17:06

From the Convocation brochure:

Architect, educator and urban planner Blanche Lemco van Ginkel (CM, FRAIC, BArch [McGill], MCP [Harvard]) has influenced urban landscapes worldwide, but nowhere has her vision and tenacity had greater impact than here in Montreal, where she began her career and honed her remarkable skills.

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Harvesting water out of thin air

Thu, 2014-05-22 (All day)

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

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Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:00 - 16:30
Macdonald Engineering Building : Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C3
Price: FREE
Dr. Kristina Johnson

Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers: A talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson

TISED is honoured to host this talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson who will be receiving an honourary doctorate from McGill's Faculty of Engineering this month. Please join us – everyone is welcome!

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McGill honours champions of equity and diversity

Wed, 2014-05-14 21:47

The 2nd annual McGill University Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24.

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

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McGill Spaces Project: Upgrading Spaces

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:28

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

A drab hallway, an empty lawn, an awkward nook – every university has them. But what if these were re-imagined as a colourful study space with bench seating, a pop-up outdoor classroom, and a busking area for student musicians?

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Recipients of the 2014 Governor General's Medals in Architecture announced

Fri, 2014-05-02 14:32

From the Daily News webpage of the Canadian Architect website:

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Climate change is bad for Inuit health, research group says

Thu, 2014-05-01 22:45

McGill group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies

Published on April 28, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
by David Murphy

Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it’s time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report

That’s the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of McGill University, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects Announces Winner of 2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship

Thu, 2014-05-01 17:11

From the News webpage of the Robert A.M. Stern Architects website:

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