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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

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Nigel Roulet awarded David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Congratulations to Professor Nigel Roulet, Department of Geography, for being awarded the 2024 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching!    

Published: 19 Jun 2024

Axel Hundemer awarded Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Professor Axel Hundemer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, for being awarded the 2024 Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching!  This award is given each year to recognize a faculty member for superior teaching at the undergraduate level in the Faculty of Science.  

Read below the citation for the announcement of the award. 

Published: 19 Jun 2024

CBC News Covers 34 Cree Teacher Graduates from Community-Based Programs

On May 30th, 34 students from across Eeyou Istchee graduated from McGill, in the first program that allows northern Quebec Cree to learn from home to become teachers in their own community.

CBC News featured an article covering the first time the Cree School Board and McGill University offered programs that help students get their teaching licence from home.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), OFNIE has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

OFNIE Receives $2 Million Gift to Support Indigenous-Led Teaching Programs

Thanks to a major gift of almost $2 million from the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) has a unique opportunity to improve its programs and grow its pool of expert First Nations and Inuit instructors.

Published: 11 Jun 2024

Education Students Monica Shank Lauwo and Rasel Babu Earn Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Two students from the Faculty of Education have earned a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

Published: 7 Jun 2024

McGill doctoral and postdoctoral students earn major funding awards

Twenty McGill doctoral and postdoctoral students have received important funding from the Government of Canada. Sixteen have earned Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and four, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.

The Vanier program awards doctoral students up to $50,000 per year for three years. The Banting program is worth up to $70,000 annually for two years.

Published: 7 Jun 2024

46 OFNIE Graduates in Summer 2024 Convocation

McGill's Faculty of Education and the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) had a total of 46 graduates (16 deferred from Summer 2023 and 30 in 2023-2024) participate in the Summer 2024 convocation in the following programs:

Published: 6 Jun 2024

Education Professor Claudia Mitchell Receives $2.5 Million in Funding for Visual Arts-Based Initiative

Gender disparities persist glaringly around the globe with gender-based violence standing out as one of the most widespread human rights violations. Alarmingly, only 52 per cent of women who are married or in a union freely make their own decisions about sexual relations, contraceptive use, and health care. The United Nations has identified transforming harmful gender norms as a critical goal among its 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

Published: 5 Jun 2024

Dr. Hadas Dahary, ECP, Receives Governor General's Gold Medal and McGill Alumni Association Graduate Award

Dr. Hadas Dahary earned her Ph.D. in School/Applied Child Psychology

Dr. Hadas Dahary earned her Ph.D. in School/Applied Child Psychology at McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin.

Published: 4 Jun 2024

Commentary by McGill researchers: GLOBALbookmarkInternational Students are Under Attack: What Can We Do?

Far from being welcomed with open arms, international students around the world are increasingly coming under both literal and metaphorical assault, write McGill Assistant Professor Emma Harden-Wolfson, PhD candidate and educator Shannon Hutcheson and Master's student Yvonne Zhang. Read more in their commentary for leading higher education news site University World News.

Published: 4 Jun 2024

Professor Christian Genest - recipient of the 2024 Lise Manchester Award from The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)

 

Professor Christian Genest is one of the three recipients of the 2024 Lise Manchester Award from The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC).

The award recognizes excellence in state-of-the-art statistical work which considers problems of public interest and which is potentially useful for formation of Canadian public policy. 

Published: 4 Jun 2024

SSHRC Partnership Grant funds research project to empower youth worldwide in transforming gender norms

Education Professor Claudia Mitchell receives $2.5 million in funding for ambitious visual arts-based initiative

Published: 3 Jun 2024

Global News features 2024 honorary degree recipient Dr. Frederic Bertley

Dr. Frederic Bertley (BSc’94, PhD’00), who received an honorary doctorate at the McGill Science convocation this past Friday, is featured in a new Global News article about his life growing up in Montréal and career as a doctor and science communicator. Known affectionately as “Dr. B.,” Dr. Bertley has won eight Emmy awards and is president and CEO of the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio.

Published: 3 Jun 2024

Welcome Message from the Dean / Message d'accueil du doyen

Dear members of the Faculty of Education Community,

I am so proud and excited to begin my term as your Dean (as of June 1, 2024). In this first message, I wanted to share with you my vision for our Faculty and tell you a bit about my background.

Published: 3 Jun 2024

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