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Road to Rio: Montreal fencer Joseph Polossifakis carves path to Olympics

Tue, 2016-04-26 14:36

Joseph Polossifakis is going to the Olympics, but the road to Rio de Janeiro has been anything but smooth for the 25-year-old Montreal sabre fencer.

Polossifakis won a gold medal at the Pan-American championships in 2012, but didn’t commit to a full-time training program until June 2014 after graduating from McGill University with a commerce degree. He had 10 months to prepare for the year-long Olympic qualifying schedule, which began in April 2015, but his plan suffered a setback during his first training camp.

Source Site: /desautels

MLJ: Karl Moore Interview

Tue, 2016-04-26 14:23

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau is moving ahead with plans for a proposed  pipeline to carry crude from Western Canada to Quebec and New Brunswick that would reduce the reliance on shipping oil by rail.  We talk with McGill University Business Professor Karl Moore about that project and Trudeau's recent visit to Washington.  Moore also talks about Canadian political leaders bailing out aerospace and rail manufacturer Bombardier and the closing of Target stores in Canada.

Source Site: /desautels

Bombardier: des questions avant l'assemblée

Tue, 2016-04-26 13:33

L'annonce vraisemblablement imminente d'une grosse commande pour la CSeries pourrait agir comme un baume sur le moral des actionnaires de Bombardier et éclaircir les perspectives d'avenir de l'avionneur.

«Delta figure parmi les transporteurs aériens les plus connus, souligne le professeur Karl Moore du Département de gestion de l'Université McGill. Si l'entreprise estime que la CSeries est un bon avion, les autres acheteurs potentiels vont également devoir y songer.»

Source Site: /desautels

Office Closure|Multiple Mini-Interviews Monday, May 2|Wednesday,May 4 2016

Mon, 2016-05-02 00:00 - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:00

The Office of Admissions will be closed exceptionally from May 2 -4, 2016 inclusively, in order to attend to Multiple Mini Interview sessions(M3I) which will be held off-site.  Should you require immediate assistance or information, please visit o

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Neuroscience seminars: Probing inter-organelle communication in neurodegenerative diseases-Dr. Hiroshi Tsuda

Mon, 2016-05-02 11:00 - 12:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room (B-1127), 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
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McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2016 edition

Tue, 2016-04-26 09:42

Announcing the Spring 2016 edition of the McGill School of Information Studies newsletter, featuring updates about the School and achievements of our alumni, faculty, and students.

Download the Spring 2016 newsletter as a PDF via our website, or browse articles on our SIS news blog.

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Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Mon, 2016-04-25 16:20

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Dr. Naved Bakali (PhD, Educational Studies, 2016) quoted in Le Devoir article concerning radicalization

Mon, 2016-04-25 14:36

Dr. Naved Bakali, recent graduate of our Education Studies PhD program, was interviewed by Le Devoir last week for an article concerning radicalization and islamophobia. "Anti-extrémisme extrême," by Marco Fortier, was published April 16, 2016.

[Read the article on Le Devoir's website]

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Mon, 2016-04-25 11:33


« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES » La nouvelle a été divulguée sur Facebook : Maria Labrecque Ducheneau sera récipiendaire d’un doctorat honorifique (honoris causa) le 3 juin prochain. Le doctorat lui sera décerné par la rectrice de l’Université McGill, Suzanne Fortier, lors de la collation des grades des étudiants en sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement.

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Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste

Mon, 2016-05-09 10:30 - 12:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Doctoral defence for Ms. Sabaa Ahmad Khan.

Thesis title: Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste.

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