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Ladies Morning Musical Club Concert: Pacifica Quartet

Sun, 2016-10-02 15:30
Strathcona Music Building : Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: $45 / $20
Source Site: /music

Artist Diploma Recital: Felix Hong, piano

Mon, 2016-10-24 20:00
Strathcona Music Building : Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free Admission

Class of I. Poletaev

Source Site: /music

A Globe and Mail article looks at how Big Data might help university students graduate

Wed, 2016-09-21 22:14

Last Friday's edition of The Globe and Mail newspaper included a story on how predictive analytics might help decrease university drop-out rates. Several Data Science companies, including  IBM’s Watson Analytics and Microsoft, are offering universities their expertise on identifying students at risk of dropping out. Of course, having low marks is a good predictor, but it is not the only one. Women, for example, are less likely than men to leave university before finishing their studies, but when they do, their marks are usually quite good. So why are they dropping out?

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Source Site: /datascience

Paul Laurendeau wins Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

Wed, 2016-09-21 15:33

Paul Laurendeau (BSc[Arch] ’89, BArch ’91) is a 2016 recipient of the Governor’s General Award in Architecture, presented on 20 September 2016 in a ceremony at Rideau Hall.  Laurendeau was the lead design architect on the Amphithéâtre Cogeco in Trois-Rivières, in consortium with François R. Beauchesne.

Source Site: /architecture
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Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

Wed, 2016-09-21 14:56

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

Source Site: /desautels

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Data Security” – this week’s featured module

Wed, 2016-09-21 14:55

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Data Security”. Register through myCourses

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Source Site: /it

Neuroscience Seminar - Dr. Simon Chen

Mon, 2016-09-26 11:00 - 12:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room (B-1127), 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry

Grad School 101

Wed, 2016-10-12 04:30 - 05:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

 

Coming up with a plan for getting into graduate school isn’t easy, but our Grad School 101 Workshop can make the process a whole lot less painful.

 

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Humor, Magic and Medicine

Thu, 2016-11-10 12:15 - 13:15
Arts Building : W-20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

 

There appears little question that mental attitude can influence how we deal with stress and how we recover from certain illnesses. 

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Source Site: /hr
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