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Updated School of Continuing Studies info

The School of Continuing Studies's 2015-2016 programs and information have been updated and are now available!

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Published on : 22 Jun 2015

HVAC work in Macdonald Campus Library

Please be advised that the entire Level 3 quiet study floor will be closed off from June 18 through July 31, due to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning work in the Macdonald Campus Library. There will also be noise, vibrations and ventilation shutdowns in the coming weeks. Staff will be able to access the closed-off areas once a day. Please continue to request items through the library catalogue, or visit the Library Services desk.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2015

Committed interculturalist awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Intercultural communication is certainly one way of describing translation in today’s globalized world. And that description is particularly fitting for Yvan Larrivée, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French). Mr.

Published on : 19 Jun 2015

A family tradition culminates in the McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Family histories have a real influence on career choices. This is particularly true of Berdj Garabedian, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English). Mr. Garabedian received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when he was awarded his Certificate in Translation.

Published on : 19 Jun 2015

The Next Page: SPEAKing of Success…

Members of the MCLL (McGill Community for Lifelong Learning) and students of IELC and IFLC (Intensive English and French language courses) gathered to honour those who served and continue to serve as volunteers in the SPEAK and Brainy Bar programs. Participants met over lunch and cake to celebrate both programs, which are run by volunteers.

Published on : 18 Jun 2015

Graduate students to receive provincial fellowships

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following graduate students on their recent success in the provincial fellowship competitions.Fonds de Recherches Québec - Santé (FRQ-S) Vanessa Bao Iana Bergmame Victoria Doobay Ida Foster Cathryn Gordon Green Amanda Jarrell Megan Knoll Sonia Rahimi Ryan Reid Shalaka Shaw Amanda SheptyckiFonds de Recherches Québec - Société et Culture (FRQ-SC) Marie Michelle Boulanger

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Published on : 18 Jun 2015

New course offering (Winter 2016) for U0 Science students: Extreme-Weather and Climate-Change Physics

The department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is pleased to announce the introduction of a new course: ATOC 100: Extreme-­Weather and Climate-­Change Physics.

Published on : 18 Jun 2015

More funding for BIC researchers and their collaborators

Dr. Jean-Paul Soucy (Medical Director, BIC PET Program) just received $2M support from CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute for his project: 'The eye: a window to the brain' More information here.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Sridar Narayanan

Congratulations to the BIC's Professor Sridar Narayanan, on his new grant awarded by the ‪MS‬ Society of ‪‎Canada‬ for his project "Spatial Assessment of Cortical Demyelination in Multiple Sclerosis"

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Published on : 15 Jun 2015

McGill's School of Social Work welcomes Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC)

On behalf of the McGill School of Social Work, we would like to welcome Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC) located on the 4th floor of Wilson Hall. 

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Published on : 17 Jun 2015

Women's Studies Program Chair Dr Ada Sinacore Honoured by the Canadian Psychological Association

Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in the Faculty of Education and Chair of the Women's Studies Program at the IGSF, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association. This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Published on : 17 Jun 2015

McGill’s PhD Outcomes Report on 2013 and 2014 Survey Results is here!

The landscape of post-PhD employment is shifting and we need to better understand career pathways of PhD graduates and how well PhD programs are preparing graduates for the labour markets they are entering.  However, outcomes data remain scarce.

Published on : 16 Jun 2015

NEW: IT Asset Management Regulation

McGill's Procurement Services, in conjunction with IT Services and Facilities Management and Ancillary Services, has introduced a new IT Asset Management Regulation, which aims to direct the University toward the sound management, longevity and optimization of IT Assets.  The regulation, now in effect, covers activities from the initial procurement of IT equipment, to usage and reuse criteria, through end of life management.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2015

Schulich Professor Jon Wild uses auto-tune to make a Renaissance theorists dream come true.

One music theorist greatly invested in the topic was Nicola Vicentino (1511–c.1575) who, inspired by the writings of the ancient Greeks, wrote a treatise proposing a 31-tone division of the octave. […] This "what if" scenario captured the imagination of Jon Wild, associate professor of theory and composition at McGill University's Schulich School of Music, who studied the treatise and soon realized he could use modern Auto-Tune software to bring Vicentino's startling ideas to life nearly 500 years later.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2015