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Thierry Tidrow, BMus 09 awarded Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

Thu, 2015-02-12 16:46

The Composition Area of the Schulich School of Music is pleased to announce that one of its former students, Thierry Tidrow (BMus, Honours Composition and Major Music Theory, 2009) is the recipient of the 2014 Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music. During his bachelor's program, Mr. Tidrow studied composition with Professors Christoph Neidhöfer and Brian Cherney.

An interview with Thierry Tidrow about his winning work may be found on the website of the Canada Council for the Arts (see sidebar)

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Invasive species pose serious threat to health of the Great Lakes

Thu, 2015-02-12 16:45

New study from scientists at McGill shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat

The McGill Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015

By Melody Enguix

Source Site: /sustainability

Personal Tax Workshop

Fri, 2015-03-13 18:00 - 20:00

McGill SCS students and alumni are welcome to attend a free Personal Tax Workshop!

SCS Career Advising and Transition Serivces is pleased to invite you to a workshop that will help guide you through the basics of filing a personal tax return in Quebec. We'll review principal tax changes to the 2014 year and illustrate with several case examples. The session will be given by Helen Law, CPA, CA of Law & Wong SENC accounting firm. 

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Fourth Worldwide Congress of the WSMJJ: “The Scholar, Teacher, Judge, and Jurist in a Mixed Jurisdiction”

Wed, 2015-06-24 (All day) - Fri, 2015-06-26 (All day)
Price: 95$-225$

The World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists is pleased to announce a Fourth Worldwide Congress to be held at McGill University. The theme of the Congress will be “The Scholar, Teacher, Judge and Jurist in a Mixed Jurisdiction.”

Source Site: /law
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Eating Disorders, Gene‐Environment Interactions and the Epigenome

Tue, 2015-02-17 10:00
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

You are invited to attend a Special Colloquiium by DR. HOWARD STEIGER, Director, Eating Disorders Program, Douglas Institute Professor, Psychiatry Department, McGill University. Sponsored by the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition.


Source Site: /macdonald

Tuition Tax Receipts (T2202A and Relevé 8) will be unavailable from February 18-23

Wed, 2015-02-18 15:00 - Mon, 2015-02-23 16:00

Students, please note that the Tuition Tax Receipts (T2202A and Relevé 8), accessible in Minerva and from the Student Accounts portlet in myMcGill, will be unavailable starting at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, for approximately 6 days (till Monday, February 23) to update the forms for 2014.

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SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:29

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Source Site: /desautels

Voices into Action

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:07

Voices into Action is an online curriculum-based educational resource dedicated to providing students with access to information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred.

Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media to present compelling information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. Explore thought-provoking issues with your students by accessing our lessons and resources on antisemitism, racism, discrimination and stereotyping.



Contact Information

Contact: Nicole Miller
Organization: www.voicesintoaction.ca
Office Phone: 416-916-8366
Source Site: /economics

Grammy Awards for Professor Richard King.

Wed, 2015-02-11 15:38

Professor Richard King received two Grammy awards this past weekend in the categories of Best Contemporary Instrumental Album ("Bass & Mandolin"  Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer) and Best Orchestral Performance (John Adams: "City Noir"  David Robertson, conductor, St. Louis Symphony)  both on the Nonesuch label.  With these two latest awards, Prof. King now has a total of 14 Grammy awards. 

Source Site: /music
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Green Careers Week 2015

Tue, 2015-03-17 (All day) - Thu, 2015-03-19 (All day)
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Three days of events to help you learn about environmental career options. If you're looking for ideas, inspiration, motivation and advice, then Green Careers Week is for you!

Proudly organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and McGill School of the Environment (MSE).

SEMINAR: Career Options in the Environment

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Macdonald Campus: MS Building, 2-084

This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries

Source Site: /caps