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Cat got your tongue? Free voice screenings on April 1-2

Thu, 2015-03-26 14:45

By Neale McDevitt

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The Lang Lang effect in full force at Pollack Hall

Fri, 2015-03-20 11:38

Jeremy Ho, Jason Lee and Stephen Nguyen, students of the Schulich School of Music, were thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the pianist responsible for what is known as the ‘Lang Lang effect’ on March 10, in Pollack Hall. Classical music superstar pianist Lang Lang is credited as the being the key reason why nearly 40 million young people are studying piano in China. The masterclass was possible thanks to the collaboration of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, where Lang Lang was in residence as the Larry and Cookie Rossy Family Foundation Artist.

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Calling all McGill thespians: The School of Social Work wants you

Tue, 2015-03-10 15:07

By Neale McDevitt

Have you done some theatre and are looking for new ways to stimulate your creative side? Are you curious as to what goes on in a psychotherapy session? Would you like to help the McGill School of Social Work (SSW) select the very best students for its specialized M.Sc.(A) Couple and Family Therapy Program?

If so, the SSW has an opportunity for you.

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Seeds of Change crowdfunding tops $270,000 in 6 months

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:07

By Megan Martin

Only six months after launching, McGill’s new Seeds of Change crowdfunding platform has produced 12 fully funded projects, and brought in $271,387 from over 1,000 individual gifts to McGill. Put simply – it’s off to a good start.

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Breaking the silence about child sexual abuse: Promoting safer places for our children to grow

Mon, 2015-02-02 17:07

Professor Delphine Collin-Vézina will deliver the prestigious Claude Ryan Lecture at the Newman Centre of McGill University (3484 Peel St). Her lecture, titled “Breaking the silence about child sexual abuse:  How to promote safer places for our children,” will be held on Thursday, Feb. 12, a 5:30 p.m.

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McGill hosts annual Fair Trade Conference

Thu, 2015-01-22 11:07

By Galitt Araf

On Jan. 14-16, McGill hosted Canada’s third annual Fair Trade Conference with The Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN). The three-day event brought together leaders from across the country committed to the advancement of Fair Trade, both on a small scale and globally. Participants included Fair Trade campus delegates, food service companies, non-profit partners and government institutions.

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Lace ‘em up, the Iron Rink is up and running once again

Tue, 2015-01-13 12:07

Looking for a little lunchtime diversion or a way to unwind after work? What could be a more Montreal activity than skating outdoors? The public is invited to take advantage of the Iron Rink on Lower Campus. Every day from noon to 1:30 p.m., the rink is open for recreational skating only (no hockey/broomball). All other times are open for mixed use unless the rink is booked. McGill eligible groups can book the rink via sportseus [at] gmail [dot] com (email) or by going to the McConnell Engineering Building, ground floor, Room 7.

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What’s on your bookshelf? McGill’s holiday reading list

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:07

By Neale McDevitt

For the second year in a row, the Reporter put a call out to the McGill community to share with us their holiday reading lists. The response was enthusiastic as we received input from virtually every constituency of the university including students, staff, faculty, alumni and upper administrators.

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Staging exams in winter is a test for anyone

Thu, 2014-12-11 10:07

By Doug Sweet

It’s 4 a.m. and Kathleen Massey, McGill’s Registrar and Executive Director of Enrolment Services, is already checking the Environment Canada weather website. She’s not a crazy person; it’s part of her demanding job in overseeing a team that makes sure 600 final exams are administered to thousands and thousands of McGill students.

Massey will be back on that website no less than 10 times a day until finals are finished. It’s one of the joys of managing exams in winter weather.

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Desautels expanding into Bookstore space

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:08

By McGill Reporter Staff

The Desautels Faculty of Management will take over the adjacent McGill Bookstore at 3420 McTavish St. sometime in 2016, providing a new home for the Faculty’s MBA programs, which will be moved out of the overcrowded Bronfman Building.

Principal Suzanne Fortier announced the news at the Faculty’s Homecoming event last month.

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