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DISE PhD grad Miranda Campbell short-listed for the 16th annual Donner Prize

Mon, 2014-04-07 11:09

Miranda Campbell, DISE PhD 2010 graduate and now professor of English at Dawson College has been short-listed for the prestigious 16th Annual Donner Prize. Her book "Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy is one of five books vying for the 2013/2014 Donner Prize, the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Dr. Campbell's book was based on her dissertation which was supervised by Dr. Bronwen Low.

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Law and Minority Identity in Colonial India

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:00 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Common Room, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A talk by Mitra Sharafi, Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, and by the South Asia Working Group (Fac. of Arts).

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Chamber Music Competition

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:30
Price: Free Admission
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Canadian Studies Arts Undergraduate Student Journal Preview, and end-of-term event

Mon, 2014-04-14 12:30

Join us as we celebrate the end of the term with a preview of the Canadian Studies Arts Undergraduate Student journal, Canadian Content.  Light refreshments will be served.

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Take a Paws! Therapy dogs return to the Library on April 15

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:00 - 14:00
Redpath Library Building : main floor, group study area, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

In her 2008 article entitled The Healing Power of the Human Animal Interaction, researcher Margo Halm described pet therapy as “inducing relaxation by reducing cardiovascular reactivity to stress." Based on her analysis, she concluded that “this intervention may contribute to optimal healing environments that promote harmony of mind, body, and spirit."  

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If you happen to be in Washington on April 24....

Sat, 2014-04-05 09:40

Spotlight on X-STEM Speaker Dr. Joe Schwarcz!

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the science of the paranormal from X-STEM Speaker Dr. Joe Schwarcz at the X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium on April 24 !

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Seven Clerks for Seven Judges

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:03

The Faculty warmly congratulates the seven Law students who have just been given the nod to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015-2016. They are:

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Luca Pellegrini "Mechanisms wiring mitochondria adaptive responses to metabolic transitions"

Mon, 2014-04-28 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Luca Pellegrini
Deptment of Molecular Biology, Medical Biochemistry and Pathology
Université Laval

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McGill Spaces Project Presents: James' Walk

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:00 - 17:30
Burnside Hall : Statue of James McGill on Lower Field, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

The McGill Spaces Project invites you to an interactive James' Walk* on the McGill campus. Come learn about unique spaces right under your nose, and share your favourite spots on campus!
* The James' Walk is modeled after urban explorations known as Jane's Walk (after famed urban planner Jane Jacobs)

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Working group aims to redefine shared space for pedestrians and cyclists on campus

Thu, 2014-04-03 22:15

Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.

Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju

Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.

The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.

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