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Montreal universities unite to host the 2017 Conference of the Americas on International Education

Published: 15Nov2016

Montreal, November 15, 2016 – The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal and ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) will host the...

Leonard Cohen has died, but he hasn't gone anywhere

Published: 14Nov2016

Op-Ed by Andrew Potter, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Read more: Montreal Gazette

How to restore your faith in democracy

Published: 14Nov2016

In dark times, it’s tempting to give up on politics. The philosopher Charles Taylor explains why we shouldn’t. Read more: The New Yorker

What President Donald Trump will mean for Canada

Published: 11Nov2016

Catherine Potvin, a biology professor and climate change expert at McGill University, said her biggest worry is that Trump will reverse many of the green initiatives launched under President Barack...

Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Published: 11Nov2016

“Leonard Cohen, the hugely influential singer and songwriter whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died at the age of 82.” (Rolling Stone)...

Effective parenting: how to help your child overcome anxiety (Nov. 14)

Published: 11Nov2016

How parents can help their children overcome anxiety? Professor Tina Montreuil is the next speaker in the Effective Parenting: New Trends And Approach series. She will discuss strategies for...

Keeping our balance - a tale of two systems

Published: 11Nov2016

The transition from being sea creatures to living on land, even if it happened over 300 million years ago, seems to have left its traces on the way we keep our balance today....

The Example of Ronald Reagan

Published: 10Nov2016

"So far, Mr. Trump, the political amateur and sputtering demagogue, has lacked Reagan’s magnanimity or his flexibility. Can the reality-show star turned president-elect mimic the actor turned...

McGill to host panel discussion on journalism and police surveillance

Published: 9Nov2016

The issue of police surveillance of journalists will be debated Thursday night at the McGill Faculty Club by a panel of lawyers and editors. Read more: Montreal Gazette  

Meet the Canadian woman Hollywood calls when they need to talk to aliens

Published: 8Nov2016

To get the science right, the producers of the highly anticipated upcoming movie Arrival hired Jessica Coon, a real life linguistics professor at McGill University. Read more: The Hamilton Spectator

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