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The Next Page: Natalie Zhayvoronok: A Better Career, and a Better Future

Natalie Zhayvoronok had a double-major in Translation and Education when she arrived in Montreal from her native Ukraine in the summer of 2010. She was planning to continue her career as an ESL teacher, but instead discovered that she couldn’t simply pick up where she left off. Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newletter.

Published on : 12 Jun 2015

The Sunday Edition, May 31, 2015

Animal rights; Mintzberg on "rebalancing society"; Stiller & Meara; Dying in Switzerland; ALEC Listen to the full episode: CBC, May 31, 2015

Published on : 12 Jun 2015

Dr. Mitchell co-editor of new book: Being Young in a Neoliberal Time

Claudia Mitchell, James McGill Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has co-edited the recent publication Being Young in a Neoliberal Time: Transnational Perspectives on Challenges and Possibilities for Resistance and Social Change.

Published on : 12 Jun 2015

To Hive or to Hold? Producing Professional Authority through Scut Work

Author: Ruthanne Huising Publication: Administrative Science Quarterly

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Published on : 12 Jun 2015

Total Assimilation Outcomes in Migration Studies

It is possible to be too successful as an immigrant group. Scholars of migration studies have come to identify a pattern of immigrant groups that are so successful that they assimilate into their new countries to the point of disappearing altogether, because overtime their outcome is such that they simply cannot be distinguished from the local population.

Published on : 12 Jun 2015

Windows - unable to log on due to update

Due to a Windows update last night, some users may not be able to log on. They are stuck on 'Step 3 of 3'. To reach the log on screen, press CTRL + ALT + DEL.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2015

2015 Tongji International Construction Festival

The School of Architecture team took second prize at the recently completed 2015 Tongji International Construction Festival and "Ablues Design" Corrugated Cardboard Design and Construction Competition in Shanghai. The students' project - "PoP-Up Shelter" - featured a deployable shape-changing structure with potential use as an emergency shelter. The McGill team consisted of Ariela Lenetsky, Camille Charest, Merit Shokry, Jennifer Jiang, Sara D'amato and Aldrich Leahy, and were led by Adjunct Professor Howard Davies.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Recent Publications from McGill Faculty

In the past few weeks, McGill researchers have published several papers on a variety of global health topics. Here are a few of them: The Development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, June 11 2015: School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation Professor Matthew Hunt has collaborated in the development and validation of an ethical analysis tool for humanitarian health workers.

Published on : 11 Jun 2015

June 18, 9pm - Links to Library e-resources won't work for up to 4 hours (EZproxy downtime)

Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Thursday, June 18, 2015 starting at 9:00pm for up to 4 hours, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Multiliteracies Lab for Faculty of Education

McGill's Faculty of Education has received funding to create a dedicated laboratory space that will serve as a hub for multiliteracies practices in the Education building.

Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Winners of the Global Health Travel Awards for Postgraduate Medical Residents Announced!

For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners. Ipshita Prakash Michael Fein Elise Vuille-Lessard Evan Wong Fadi Hamdani Han Yao Jessica Keen Kristin Popiel Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!

Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Mindy Carter co-edits new publication: Drama, Theatre and Performance Education in Canada

Professor Mindy Carter, of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is co-editor of a new publication from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) entitled Drama, Theatre and Performance Education in Canada: Classroom and Community Contexts.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Vrinda Narain and Paul Miller promoted to Associate Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Vrinda Narain and Paul Miller have each been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. When he shared the news, Dean Daniel Jutras indicated how “this is wonderful news, which underscores the excellence of their work and the quality of their contributions to the intellectual life of the Faculty, the University and the various communities to which we belong. It is a privilege to have them as members of our McGill Law community.”

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Published on : 11 Jun 2015

A parade of honours

The 2015 Wighton Fellowship Award was awarded to Dr Amar Sabih for his exceptional and innovative contribution to the instruction of laboratory-based, undergraduate engineering courses in Canada. The fellowship is funded by a generous endowment from the late Dr J.L. Wighton, a professor with a commitment to the laboratory component of engineering curricula. In cooperation with the National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) and the Sandford Fleming Foundation, the fellowship was formed in 1986.

Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Neuro researchers awarded over $4.5 M from CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University and the MUHC, have received a total of over $4.5 M in funding, for innovative projects to accelerate diagnosis and drug discovery for diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer’s. CQDM, Brain Canada Foundation and the Ontario Brain Institute made the announcement at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience in Vancouver. Six Canadian research teams share a total investment of $ 10 million, through the strategic "Focus on Brain" initiative.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2015