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Accolades for McGill Brass at the International Trumpet Guild Convention

The McGill Trumpet Ensemble and professor Richard Stoelzel, Brass Area Chair, recently participated in the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Anaheim, California.  Their prelude concert collegiate performance received astanding ovation. "In my over 20 years going to these conferences, I have never witnessed a prelude concert collegiate trumpet ensemble receive a standing ovation," said Prof. Stoelzel.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2016

A molecular on/off switch for antibiotic resistance

McGill Newsroom Antibiotic resistance represents a major challenge in treating pathogenic bacterial infections. Now, researchers at McGill University have discovered a possible target for fighting back against resistant bacteria.

Published on : 09 Jun 2016

Prof. Julie Cumming named Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music

Prof. Julie Cumming has been named Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music, beginning 1 July 2016, following the conclusion of Prof. Sean Ferguson’s term as Dean.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Glenn Zabowski named Interim Dean of Students

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi has named Associate Dean of Students as the Interim Dean of Students while a replacement for the departing Andre Costopoulos is sought. Zabowski, who also teaches in the Operations Management area at the Desautels Faculty, has been Associate Dean since August 2013. Read full article: McGill Reporter, June 7, 2016 

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Three new members join HATLEY Advisory Council

Adam Daifallah and Marie-Claude Johnson, founding partners of HATLEY Strategy Advisors, are pleased to welcome three new members to the firm's Advisory Council:

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Transcript: The question great leaders ask themselves

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Jennifer Chatman from UC Berkeley. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 7, 2016  Watch full video: The Globe and Mail 

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

How does innovation come to life at McGill?

Innovation is certainly a buzzword in business media and Canadian policy – but at what point does the buzz transform into action? At McGill, “innovation” is most broadly understood to mean the advancing of public good, either through the development of scientific and technological solutions to market problems, or through novel approaches to meeting society’s pressing needs.

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

La chaire de recherche sur le bien-être des vaches laitières est déjà en activité

  La chaire de recherche sur le bien-être des vaches laitières est déjà en activité. La titulaire de la nouvelle chaire de recherche sur la Vie durable des bovins laitiers de l’Université McGill, Elsa Vasseur, n’a pas chômé. La nouvelle chaire a été officiellement inaugurée le 26 mai dernier, mais Elsa Vasseur est déjà au travail depuis janvier dernier. Déjà huit étudiants gradués sont engagés pour mener à bien les futurs projets de recherche.    

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Kindergarten for 4-year-olds "a wonderful initiative," DISE's Dr. Smith-Gilman tells Global News (VIDEO)

Dr. Sheryl Smith-Gilman, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), spoke to Global News this week regarding the recent decision by the provincial government to add 100 new kindergarten classes for four-year-old children starting this September.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2016

The accidental market wizards

Stuart Walton wanted to be a cartoonist, but was put off the idea when he was told by the head of the art department he would be lucky to make five dollars an hour drawing cartoons. "That threw some cold water on my plans," he tells Schwager. "I had also done some writing in college, so I thought journalism might be a good alternative."

Published on : 07 Jun 2016

RESOLVED: Issues with print holdings in the McGill WorldCat catalogue

Update, June 14, 2016: Technical issues with the display of the physical holdings in the McGill WorldCat catalogue have been resolved. Call numbers, locations and loan information should now display correctly for print items held by the Library.    

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Published on : 07 Jun 2016

WHY DON'T WE JUST GET RID OF MOSQUITOES ALTOGETHER?

  With peak biting season for mosquitoes just around the corner, many of us might be tempted to wonder why don't we just get rid of the darn things altogether.Mosquitoes, after all, are attracted to many of the same things that attract humans during the summer months. "If you're outside having a barbecue with a bunch of friends, that's just a welcome sign for mosquitoes," said Chris Cloutier, a naturalist at the Morgan Aboretum.

Published on : 07 Jun 2016

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Goodman Cancer Research Gala raises $2.1 million

McGill Newsroom Pioneering research at McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre gets boost The 4th Goodman Cancer Research Gala has raised more than $2.1 million to fund foundational research, more effective diagnostic tools and the development of new treatments and therapies for cancer patients.  The Gala was held on Sunday, June 5 in Montreal, bringing together more than 800 guests in support of McGill University’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre.

Published on : 06 Jun 2016