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Radio-Canada news anchor Céline Galipeau receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3 p.m. Doctor of Letters honoris causaCÉLINE GALIPEAU, O.C., O.Q.B.A. (McGill University)

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Dr. Jim Hanley receives the SSC Impact Award

The 2016 recipient of the Statistical Society of Canada Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work is Jim Hanley, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University; Associate Member, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University; and Senior Scientist, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Summer shifting project at Schulich Library of Science and Engineering

Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is undergoing a major summer shifting project. We are currently shifting our collection in order to provide more study space on the fourth and fifth floors. We will be shipping over 55,000 titles to our storage facility at the Currie Gym.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Marking Stroke Month - June 2016

Raising awareness about stroke   Every ten minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke. Strokes kill 14,000 Canadians each year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country. The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) hopes to increase public awareness about the dangers of stroke by marking Stroke Month. People who learn about the causes of stroke can take measures to reduce their chances of having a stroke.   What is a stroke?  

Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Engineering culture and the reproduction of sex segregation

Men and women tend to work in different jobs. This tendency, called occupational sex segregation, is a primary cause of the gender pay gap. A recent McKinsey study finds that reducing occupational sex segregation could contribute $2 Trillion to the U.S. economy. Despite advances toward equality in other areas, occupational sex segregation has remained essentially unchanged over the last quarter century. What keeps some jobs dominated by men and others by women?

Published on : 03 Jun 2016

#UofTGrad16: Anti-doping crusader Dick Pound

He started out as an Olympic swimmer and he’s been fighting against the current ever since. ...Best known as an outspoken advocate for competing clean, Richard (Dick) Pound has been the international face of the fight against doping in elite sport, particularly at the Olympic Games, for almost two decades through his work with the Montreal-headquartered World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Published on : 03 Jun 2016

Loyalist convocations featuring guest speakers

A quartet of special guests will be speaking at Loyalist College for the 49th Annual Convocation Ceremonies. The four ceremonies, which take next Thursday and Friday, recognize new graduates and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends. ...Later that day, at 2:30 p.m., president and chief executive officer of Cogeco Connexion, Louise St-Pierre, will speak at the School of Media, Arts + Design and the School of Continuing Education.

Published on : 03 Jun 2016

$17 Million to Shape the Future of Music

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and the Faculty of Music of l’Université de Montréal are creating a unique interconnected research hub that will quite literally link two exceptional spaces at two of Canada’s most renowned music schools. Remarkable public and private investment

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Published on : 03 Jun 2016

Erik Kudelka's heroic struggle not just to graduate from McGill, but to survive

  It has taken Erik Kudelka 11 years to graduate from McGill University, so the Macdonald Campus convocation Friday will be momentous day for him.   Read Erik's story in The Montreal Gazette.    

Published on : 03 Jun 2016

Religious Studies moves to Arts

McGill's Faculty of Religious Studies has transitioned from a faculty to become the School of Religious Studies, as part of the Faculty of Arts, as of May 2016. Visit the Faculty of Arts' School of Religious Studies section for further information on the new School's program and course offerings.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2016

Religious Studies moves to Arts

McGill's Faculty of Religious Studies has transitioned from a faculty to become the School of Religious Studies, as part of the Faculty of Arts, as of May 2016. Visit the Faculty of Arts' School of Religious Studies section for further information on the new School's program and course offerings.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2016

Larry Rossy’s McGill Desautels Faculty of Management Convocation Address on Tuesday, June 1, 2016

The newest member of the Desautels family of alumni, Dollarama Founder and Executive Chairman and McGill philanthropist Larry Rossy, BA’65, LLD’16, offered Seven Life Lessons to Desautels graduating students on June 1, 2016. Chancellor Meighen, Chairman of the Board Cobbett, Principal Fortier, honoured guests, distinguished faculty members, proud families, friends, and fellow McGill grads. When Principal Fortier asked me to give today’s address I was honoured and moved, initially, but then, I was more than a little apprehensive.

Published on : 02 Jun 2016

McGill wins two awards for sustainable procurement strategy - IT Asset Management Regulation cited

The Green Electronics Council has honoured McGill as a 3-Star EPEAT Purchaser, while the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) gave McGill, along with Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, an Outstanding Case Study award for its Sustainable Procurement Strategy.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2016

Health Sciences academic info 2016-17

Undergraduate/professional academic information for the McGill Health Sciences is now available for the 2016–17 academic year!

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Published on : 02 Jun 2016

Health Sciences academic info 2016-17

Undergraduate/professional academic information for the McGill Health Sciences is now available for the 2016–17 academic year!

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Published on : 02 Jun 2016