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Flatbook rebrands as ‘Sonder,’ lands $10 million investment

Tue, 2016-10-18 14:59

Montreal’s Flatbook is rebranding as “Sonder” amid a large fundraising escapade that will see the startup bank $10 million.

The startup formerly focused on providing premium short term rentals for travellers in select North American markets. With today’s announcement, Sonder will offer 500 “hometels,” which are places that possess the authenticity of peer-to-peer home rental along with the services of a hotel.

Source Site: /desautels

The new (non-tech) tech luminaries

Tue, 2016-10-18 14:57

Ms. Magdesian was frustrated. Then a researcher at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute, she was having trouble with the spinal cord cells she was studying.

The only way to grow them was in a petri dish, but the cells don’t grow in a dish in the same way they grow in the human body. Instead of growing straight, they get tangled. It made her work harder, slower and more prone to error.

Source Site: /desautels

Professor Shariff speaks to CTV regarding string of sexual assaults at Laval U

Tue, 2016-10-18 14:56

Professor Shaheen Shariff, Director of the Define the Line projects, spoke to CTV's Genevieve Beauchemin this week regarding a string of sexual assaults that occurred over the weekend at Université Laval. Please click here to view the newscast.

Source Site: /education

Vahagn Nersesyan (University of Versailles)

Mon, 2016-10-24 17:30 - 18:30
Burnside Hall : Room 920, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Large deviations and fluctuation theorems for stochastic PDE's

Source Site: /mathstat
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Obituary-Dr. Bernardo Durbovsky

Tue, 2016-10-18 13:52

DUBROVSKY, Dr. Bernardo O., MD

November 28, 1938 – October 7, 2016

Source Site: /psychiatry
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Conductor Jordan de Souza named Kapellmeister at the Komische Oper Berlin

Tue, 2016-10-18 11:12

Jordan de Souza, BMus'09, MMus'11 will become the Kapellmeister of the Komische Oper Berlin  beginning with the start of their 2017/18 season.  In his first season as Kapellmeister, he will conduct several repertoire pieces, direct one new production and lead an orchestra concert.

Source Site: /music
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Statistics and Big Data at Google

Wed, 2016-11-02 17:30 - 18:30
Adams Building : Adam Auditorium, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8

Google lives on data. Search, Ads, YouTube, Maps...they all live on data.

Source Site: /science
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University Orientation for new undergraduate students

Mon, 2015-01-05 17:00 - 18:30

Discover McGill's university orientation is a chance to learn about McGill's resources for academic and personal success, Student Services and the Students' Society of McGill University.

Source Site: /importantdates

VPN update: Cisco AnyConnect client update to version 4.2, October 26, 2016

Tue, 2016-10-18 09:51

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 there will be an update to the Cisco AnyConnect application, used to connect to McGill’s Virtual Private Network.

This update is a maintenance release that includes enhancements and resolves some known issues with the earlier version.

Windows and Linux:
For Windows and Linux users, the new version, v4.2, will be automatically installed when you attempt to connect to securevpn.mcgill.ca.

Source Site: /it

PhD defence of Ms. Sandrine Filion Côté -- Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor for the Measurement of Complex Refractive Indices and the Monitoring of Bacterial Cell Growth

Mon, 2016-10-24 14:00 - 16:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 603, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9


Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Ashley Araneta
Office Phone: (514) 398-7344
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