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Acclaimed author Lee Maracle comes to McGill as the 2017 Indigenous Knowledge Holder

The Indigenous Studies Program looks forward to welcoming acclaimed author, Lee Maracle, as the 2017 Indigenous Knowledge Holder. Maracle is a member of Sto:Lo nation and is one of the most prolific Indigenous writers of our time.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2016

Student Brent Proseus finalist in Ellsworth Smith Solo Competition

Brent Proseus, a second year trumpet Performance Major in the class of Richard Stoelzel has been chosen one of six students to compete this week in the prestigious Ellsworth Smith Solo competition. The competition will be live streamed .  Brent Proseus is also a 2016 International Solo Competition winner and a winner of the McGill Concerto Competition, 

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Published on : 30 Aug 2016

What businesses need to know about working with millennials

Using insights from his forthcoming book on millennials, Karl Moore of McGill University joins BNN for a look at why leading and managing doesn't work with this demographic, and why you need to listen more and talk less to let millennials excel if you want your business to succeed. Read full article: BNN, August 26, 2016 

Published on : 30 Aug 2016

Spend a minute with McGill's Faculty of Education (VIDEO)

At  the Faculty of Education with McGill, Canada’s top university, we proudly trace our origins back to 1857. This minute long video will take you on a quick tour around our faculty, our three departments, and our research institutes:    

Published on : 29 Aug 2016

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Mobile Device Security” – this week’s featured module

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.   Check out this week’s featured module: “Mobile Device Security”. Register through myCourses. 

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Published on : 29 Aug 2016

Summer youth participatory action research institute wraps up

A summer research institute at Maison des Jeunes Côte-des-Neiges’ No Bad Sound Studio, led by Professors Jessica Ruglis and Naomi Nichols from McGill’s Faculty of Education, in collaboration with youth musicians and music artists from Montréal, wraps up this week with promising results.

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Published on : 29 Aug 2016

McGill in the Sept. 2016 issue of Epidemiology

Does Segregation Lead to Lower Birth Weight?: An Instrumental Variable Approach Austin, Nichole; Harper, Sam; Strumpf, Erin Epidemiology. 27(5):682-689, September 2016. Sufficient Cause Representation of the Four-way Decomposition for Mediation and Interaction

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Published on : 29 Aug 2016

News from the Graduate Program - New funding opportunities

Dear students and supervisors, I hope you all had an enjoyable summer. I am writing to inform you of two important new benefits offered by our graduate program: First, I am pleased to announce that, effective immediately, a differential fee waiver will be offered to international students registered in the Graduate Program in Psychiatry. Specifically, the differential between international and Quebec fees will be covered by the Program for M.Sc. students during their first year and Ph.D. students during their first two years.  

Published on : 29 Aug 2016

Cap sur le ROC pour Beauté Star Bédard

Comme la plupart des chefs d'entreprise, Marie-Danielle Bourdon se fie beaucoup à son instinct. «Je suis mon intuition, mais j'aime avoir des chiffres pour la valider», confie-t-elle. C'est pourquoi elle s'est inscrite en 2011 à l'EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, qu'elle a terminé deux ans plus tard. Lire l'article complet: Les Affaires, le 27 Août 2016

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Published on : 29 Aug 2016

Managing Generation Different: the Millennials

Young workers need to be managed differently. Karl Moore tells us why collaboration is more important than hierarchy when it comes to getting the best out of the new workforce. Listen to the full interview: ABC, August 27, 2016

Published on : 29 Aug 2016

Apple issues critical security patches for iOS

Apple has released a software update (iOS 9.3.5) which addresses several critical security vulnerabilities in iOS (iPhones, iPads, etc.). These vulnerabilities have been actively exploited allowing for remote installation of malware. IT Services strongly recommends the installation of the latest patches to prevent a potential compromise. Directions on how to install the latest software updates can be found at:https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204204

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Published on : 26 Aug 2016

Where to find an executive MBA to suit your style

In our eighth annual Executive Survival Guide, we show you how to do business with an egomaniac, build a brand like Drake, climb the corporate ladder (without stepping on anyone), avoid Snapchat snafus and ditch underperformers—gently. If you’re looking for a slightly more formal education experience, we’ll also help you find the right EMBA or MBA program. McGill University/HEC Montréal

Published on : 26 Aug 2016

Library Go! A McGill Library Scavenger Hunt

Library Go! A McGill Library Scavenger Hunt is an interactive game that students can play at the Library on their mobile devices, for the chance of winning a Fitbit! It's a fun way to learn about our many services, varied spaces and extensive collections.

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Published on : 26 Aug 2016

Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?

Engineering is the most male-dominated field in STEM. It may perhaps be the most male-dominated profession in the U.S., with women making up only 13% of the engineering workforce.

Published on : 26 Aug 2016

The Path From Diplomat to Global Entrepreneur

After more than a decade of rising in the ranks of the public service, I began to question my career path. It was a career like many that had taken time to build. As a Canadian diplomat, I looked to a potential future with a great salary, a pension, international travel, and most of all, the prestige of representing Canada on the world stage.

Published on : 26 Aug 2016