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McGill student-athletes merit 17 bursaries at FAEQ gala

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:26

Basketball players Mariam Sylla and Francois Bourque combined to received four of 17 bursaries awarded to McGill student-athletes, Wednesday, at the 30th annual Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec awards gala.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, November 26, 2015

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WCM Board of Directors Offer Congratulations to Jennifer Reynolds on Being Named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:20

The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets would like to congratulate Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO, on being named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s top female leaders and serve to inspire current and future generations.

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Fortier calls for fostering young entrepreneurs

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:12

The last Innovation Report of the Conference Board of Canada brought encouraging news for Quebec and Canada. But we can do much better, McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday.

... Among the recent initiatives at McGill to foster entrepreneurship:

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Does cheap talk from a new CEO help the company?

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:09

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. I am delighted to sit down with Richard Whittington, a professor at the Said Business School at Oxford University.

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Du sang neuf au sein de la Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:06

La Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge vient de dévoiler qu’elle a recruté quatre nouveaux administrateurs et, selon le président Marcellin Simard, « ces personnes possèdent une expertise en gestion qui permettra d’apporter une contribution significative à la gouvernance et l’essor de notre organisme ». Au conseil d’administration siège désormais Sylvie Germain. Elle est diplômée en commerce de l’Université McGill et a travaillé au sein de diverses sociétés d'État canadiennes, dont l’Office national du film.

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Dec. 5: 2015 Hult Prize @ McGill

Fri, 2015-11-27 12:49

On Saturday, Dec. 5, McGill is hosting Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. 

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Information session on the World Social Forum 2016

Thu, 2015-12-03 17:30 - 19:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5


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Chemical Society Seminar: Dr.Janet Macdonald - Nanostructures of Cu and Mo Sulfides: New chemistry from the surface to the core

Tue, 2015-12-01 13:00 - 14:30
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Since our community began focusing on the “bottom-up” synthesis of nanoparticles and nanomaterials, our synthetic control has developed from control of the size of spherical, single component nanoparticles, to materials of increasing compositional

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Pat Kambhampati
Office Phone: 514-698-7228
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Winter 2016 - Employment Opportunity - Course Lecturers

Fri, 2015-11-27 11:51

Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Winter 2016 - Employment Opportunity - Course Lecturers

The Department of Art History and Communication Studies invites applications for course lecturers to teach the below listed courses. We have traditionally favored our own recent PhDs and/or currently enrolled doctoral students in our programs (provided their coursework and comprehensive exams are done); however, we will consider all candidates who apply.

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Lottery tickets not suitable gifts for minors: message of Youth Gambling Centre's holiday campaign

Fri, 2015-11-27 11:18

Lottery tickets should not be purchased as holiday gifts for children, stresses the International Centre for Youth Gambling in their 2015 Holiday Campaign, now underway.

Research has shown that many adolescents gamble at least occasionally, and that lottery products may be a gateway to problem gambling. Youth gambling has also been linked to other risk-taking and addictive behaviours such as smoking, drinking and drug-use.

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