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Judith Potter, Dean, Centre for Continuing Education

A lifetime spent promoting lifelong learning By Cynthia Lee When Judith Potter began her mandate as Dean of Continuing Education last September, she came to McGill with a wealth of experience in the field. A chemist by trade, Potter became interested in adult education during a formative period working with First Nations people while at Brandon University [...]

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Published on : 23 Sep 2009

Patrick Hansen: Associate Professor and Director of Opera Studies at the Schulich School of Music

Patrick Hansen’s six-word opus was recently chosen by the people at DAR and the Campus Community Committee as one of the best recent entries (see Six-Word sidebar below). By Jim Hynes Before he came to McGill in 2007, Patrick Hansen worked behind the scenes as the Director of Artistic Administration at the Florida Grand Opera, one of [...]

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Published on : 23 Sep 2009

Media Advisory: pow-wow comes to campus

First Peoples' House celebrates of aboriginal culture

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Published on : 23 Sep 2009

Cedars Cancer Institute raises over $ 2 million for Cancer Care at the MUHC

The Cedars Cancer Institute announced today gross revenues raised in excess of $2 million through the second annual Cedars Tour de Lance cycling event

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

McGill joins the ranks of Project Hero

Initiative provides free tuition for children of Canadian military parents killed in action

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Published on : 22 Sep 2009

National Post: Teaching the big picture at McGill

FP Executive interview is with Peter Todd, dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. National Post

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Published on : 22 Sep 2009

Impact Campus: Geo-engineering is a risky plan B

The planetary meteorological system is still too unknown for us to contemplate modifying its parameters, according to Jacques Derome, professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. He warns that premature application of geo-engineering is dangerous and could lead to unforeseen impacts. - Impact Campus

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Published on : 22 Sep 2009

Varsity sports roundup

By Jim Hynes One week after notching their first win in almost three years, the football Redmen returned to the loss column following a 25-20 defeat by the Bishop’s Gaiters before 3,091 fans at Molson Stadium in the annual Fill the Stadium game last Friday. Seven turnovers and a first quarter 61-yard punt return for a [...]

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Published on : 22 Sep 2009

McGill Expert - World Alzheimer's Day

McGill Expert: More Than 35 Million People Have Dementia Worldwide, According to New Report

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

Angela Davis on media, race and power

Media@McGill welcomes American activist icon to deliver its annual Beaverbrook Public Lecture

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

McGill Expert: Divisive terror law losing traction

McGill Expert Alert: Ottawa will scuttle one of its high-profile "security-certificate" terrorism cases later this week, amid a growing reluctance to use the extraordinary power to deport suspected terrorists, according to recent court filings.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

Longlist announced: 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

The jury for the Cundill International Prize in History at McGill University, the world's largest non-fiction historical literature prize, has announced the longlist for this year's prize.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

McGill’s new Integrated Program in Neuroscience: All of McGill neuroscience, together in one location

The Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN) is McGill's brand new, inter-departmental, inter-disciplinary neuroscience program for graduate students.

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Published on : 17 Sep 2009

McGill’s new Integrated Program in Neuroscience: All of McGill Neuroscience. Together in One Location.

The Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN) is McGill’s brand new, inter-departmental, inter-disciplinary neuroscience program for graduate students. As Canada’s largest training program for neuroscience students, this new program will bring together and encourage synergy amongst faculty members, postdoctoral fellows and students from different backgrounds all with a neuroscience focus.

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Published on : 17 Sep 2009