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McGill Principal congratulates mayor-elect of Montreal

McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Suzanne Fortier extends her congratulations to Denis Coderre, elected as Montreal's next mayor yesterday. Prof. Fortier reiterates McGill's commitment to continuing to work closely with the City in order to achieve Montreal's full potential as a knowledge- and innovation-based metropolis.
Mon, 2013-11-04 11:02

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Heather Munroe-Blum to receive honorary degree

Principal Emerita to be honoured by University of Ottawa
Fri, 2013-11-01 11:15

McGill Principal Emerita Heather Munroe-Blum will be honoured Sunday, Nov. 3, by the University of Ottawa when it confers upon her an honorary degree.

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McGill top university in Canada for 9 consecutive years

Maclean’s annual ranking places McGill in first position among medical-doctoral universities
Thu, 2013-10-31 11:18

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Installation of McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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Installation of Prof. Suzanne Fortier 
as McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Honorary doctorates to be awarded 
to Nathalie Bondil and Boris Brott at ceremony
Thu, 2013-10-31 06:59

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Phil Gold and Michel Tremblay Prix du Québec recipients

Two renowned McGill University cancer researchers are among the 13 winners of the 2013 Prix du Québec announced today. Dr. Phil Gold, a pioneer in cancer research, will be awarded the Wilder-Penfield Prize for his work in the revolutionary discovery of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). Prof. Michel L. Tremblay, who was Director of the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill for 12 years, will receive the Armand-Frappier Prize.
Mon, 2013-10-28 15:46

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Library acquires important collection on Voltaire

Exhibit of sampling of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection runs from October 27 to January 31
Thu, 2013-10-24 13:30

The McGill Library will celebrate the recent acquisition of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection by launching on Sunday, Oct. 27 an exhibit presenting a sampling of the collection. Belonging to the late, eminent Voltaire scholar J. Patrick Lee, the collection of books and manuscripts by and about Voltaire includes 1,994 items representing 3,189 volumes. In addition to the large number of older editions and more recent editions of Voltaire’s work, in different languages, the collection includes an ensemble of manuscripts and letters written or received by Voltaire. The collection, acquired thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, also includes over 1,000 books published in the 18th century.

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Sharing the power of the crowd

McGill online game expands to connect global scientific community with citizen scientists
Wed, 2013-10-23 12:00

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New partnership with Chinese university

McGill partners with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, one of the largest in the world with a telecommunications focus
Tue, 2013-10-22 14:46

McGill signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing on October 15 with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, as part of the celebrations around the 15th anniversary of the Quebec Government’s Office in Beijing and of a mission to China by Jean-François Lisée, Minister of International Relations, the Francophonie and External Trade.

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Finalists: Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

The jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical writing has narrowed this year's potential winners down to three titles
Tue, 2013-10-22 11:59

McGill University’s Faculty of Arts announced today the three books selected from 116 titles published from all over the globe, in contention for the 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature.  The six-year old prize, features a $75,000 U.S. grand prize, making the Cundill Prize the world’s most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.

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Lower cost dental services move to heart of downtown

Learning, research and community service to come together in Faculty of Dentistry’s modern new home
Fri, 2013-10-18 09:12

McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry announced today that many of its activities, including its undergraduate teaching clinic and clinical and community research unit, will be moving to a building located at the corner of McGill College Avenue and Sherbrooke Street. The Faculty of Dentistry will occupy three floors at 2001 McGill College Ave.

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