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An Education Degree: The Road Less Travelled [Montreal]

Mon, 2017-03-27 18:00 - 20:00

An Education Degree: The Road Less Travelled

How three alumni used the foundation of their B.Ed. to create something amazing!


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Montreal ranked world’s #1 student city

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:52

Global higher-education analyst Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has named Montreal the world’s #1 student city, up from number 7 and overtaking Paris for the top spot. Montreal’s rise to the top comes thanks to several factors, including affordability, economic progress, university rankings and student mix.

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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

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Catalyst Awards 2017

Mon, 2017-04-03 18:00 - 20:00
McCord Museum : 690 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E9

The McGill Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize those who have made lasting and meaningful contributions to the sustainability of our University at the seventh annual Catalyst Awards Gala.

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SPF Spotlight: LEEDing Operations & Maintenance

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:40

The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra

February 16, 2017

 

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Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts. Praising an employee’s work is great, but not taking that worker's personality into consideration when paying a compliment may make that compliment less effective.

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We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice Screening

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:34

The School of Social Work hosted the first official event with new faculty member Dr. Cindy Blackstock on Thursday, January 19, 2017. McGill University screened the NFB and one of Canada's most distinguished filmmaker’s film: Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin’s most recent film We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice.

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University Patent Licenses in the CRISPR Era

Fri, 2017-03-24 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy welcomes Professor Jacob S. Sherkow, New York Law School.

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France et ses peuples autochtones

Fri, 2017-03-10 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy welcomes Professor Emeritus Norbert Rouland (Faculty of Law, Université d'Aix-en-Provence, France) for a talk on France and Indigenous people.

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Reconciling Heritage: Working at the Intersection of Intellectual Property, Indigenous Heritage, and Human Rights

Fri, 2017-03-10 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The CIPP and the CHLRP welcome George Nicholas, Professor of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, whose presentation will include a discussion of Traditional Knowledge as Indigenous intellectual property, community-based research

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