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Quand Bolduc s’acoquine avec Oscar Peterson

(Revue du nouveau disque de Rémi Bolduc, du 8 avril,  Le Devoir, Serge Truffaut)  Ce «Swingin’ avec Oscar» distille en huit pièces du pur bonheur   

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Published on : 10 Apr 2017

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of March 2017

To all Finance users, The month of March 2017 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva. This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

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Published on : 10 Apr 2017

Phishing scam: "IT-Service Password Update" (not from McGill)

There is a phishing email circulating to McGill users, which tries to capitalize on our recent request for all users to reset their McGill Passwords. The email says "Your owa outlook Pass-word will expire...", and asks users to CLICK HERE, and enter their username and password to keep it active.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Marijuana sector likely to constrict as it matures

Desautels Professor Ken Lester was interviewed on BNN about the commodification of marijuana post-legalization. He discussed product choice, the question of how branding might be constrained by the impending legislation, and the tricky taxation line that the governments will have to trace in order to not send consumers back to the black market.

Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the Aspire Group, runs a cricket farm in Texas and a palm weevil larvae operation in Ghana, both aimed at creating a sustainable insect-based food industry. Mr. Ashour says that both insects are “extremely nutritious, and have a high amount of protein, iron and other micro-nutrients; and utilize an extraordinarily low amount of resources to produce.”

Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Alain Breuleux, Bronwen Low awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

Professors Alain Breuleux, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), and Bronwen Low, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have received Connection Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

Published on : 07 Apr 2017

NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport (BEd 2004) on "growing the game and following your passion"

Samantha Rapoport, alumna of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by USA Today as part of a series featuring some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Have you read Latitude?

ISID's most recent newsletter is available here:  http://www.mcgill.ca/isid/files/isid/latitude_newsletter.pdf

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Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Phishing scam: "Please Upgrade Your McGill University Account"

There is a phishing email circulating to users. The email asks users to upgrade their McGill university mailbox settings by clicking on a fraudulent link. See an example of this phishing message below.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Metal fuels used in space!

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a new clean energy era. Professor Berghtorson's team is in Sweden tonight to launch a clean energy experiment into space!

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

Jan Doering. 2017. “Afraid of Walking Home From the L at Night? The Politics of Crime and Race in Integrated Neighborhoods.” Social Problems. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/socpro/spw059

Jan Doering. 2017. “Afraid of Walking Home From the L at Night? The Politics of Crime and Race in Integrated Neighborhoods.” Social Problems. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/socpro/spw059Abstract:

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

Classic Catalogue now secure using HTTPS

The Library's Classic Catalogue, and Library Account sign-in form are now fully secure, using HTTPS. Please update any bookmarks you may have to the Classic Catalogue to use the HTTPS protocol (https://). The URL is now: https://catalogue.mcgill.ca/F

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

Jeffrey Derevensky appointed as James McGill Professor

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received the prestigious James McGill Professor award.

Published on : 06 Apr 2017

A refreshing take on healthcare

Dr. Anoop Kumar (IMHL’15) has published a new book, Michelanglo’s Medicine: how redefining the human body will transform health and healthcare. The book offers a refreshing look at the human body not just as a bunch of organs, but rather as “a masterpiece, waiting to be discovered.” Dr. Kumar proposes a new approach based on his experiences as an ER doctor, as well as the eastern philosophies he grew up with.

Published on : 06 Apr 2017