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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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Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, Awarded Pathy Fellowship

Chama Laassassy, M.A., Second Language Education, DISE, has been recognized for her leadership potential, strong ties with community, and innovative approaches to creating change, earning a Pathy Foundation Fellowship for 2024-2025.

Published: 31 May 2024

Katelin Schutz named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

Professor Katelin Schutz of the Department of Physics has been named a 2024-2026 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar in the Gravity & the Extreme Universe program.

Published: 31 May 2024

Thank You to Our Interim Dean

Dear Faculty of Education Community,

Published: 31 May 2024

Dr. Michael Lipset, DISE, Expanding a Creative Learning Model at SXSW EDU with 4 Learning

Working Nation, a US-based organization working to highlight career/technical education and vocational training across the country asked Dr. Michael Lipset (DISE) to appear on their video-based YouTube series highlighting workforce efforts in education.

Published: 31 May 2024

Valedictorian Taylinn Chang, KPE, Interviewed in the McGill Reporter

“Since my first months at McGill, I’ve slowly learned to extend the incredible compassion and community-building that my classmates have imparted to me. The creation of togetherness in every class, club, or team has been pivotal in building who I am now, and I am happily a part of a Rube Goldberg machine that inspires the next generation to flourish. As we graduate, we leave connected and ready to improve the lives around us.”

Published: 31 May 2024

Education's Award-Winning Academics this Convocation Season

Education’s inspiring mentors are being honoured for teaching and research this Convocation Season, with awards given by the Faculty of Education and McGill University: 

 

Faculty of Education’s 2024 Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Janine Metallic (Assistant Professor, DISE) 

Published: 30 May 2024

Gregory Dudek receives the 2024 CS-Can Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Gregory Dudek of the School of Computer Science has received the 2024 CS-Can Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Awarded annually by Computer Science Canada/Informatique Canada (CS-Can/Info-Can), this award recognizes current or former faculty who have made exceptional contributions to the field of computer science in Canada. 

Published: 29 May 2024

The Therapeutic Value of Clowning Around

McGill News recently published an article featuring Faculty of Education Alumni, Melissa Holland, BEd’98, the co-founder and co-artistic director of the Dr. Clown Foundation.

Her troupe of trained therapeutic clowns bring comfort, compassion, and plenty of laughs to hospitalized children and seniors in care facilities.

Published: 27 May 2024

2024 Faculty of Science Excellence Award winners announced

Michelle Maillet (Academic Associate), Lauren Kay (Clerical), Chantal Marotte (Management), and Moshe Dalva (Technical) have been named recipients of the Faculty of Science Excellence Awards.  

These awards, announced at the Faculty of Science Council meeting on May 21st, recognize the outstanding contributions made by members of the Faculty’s administrative and support staff during the 2023-2024 academic year.  

Published: 27 May 2024

Victoria Talwar, ECP and Interim Dean, Interviewed for Adult/Children Screen Time on CTV News

Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair in ECP and the Faculty of Education's Interim Dean, was interviewed on CTV News on the screen times of both adults and children, and the effects it can have on kids.

Published: 27 May 2024

Faculty of Education's Kevin Ah-Sen and R. Nanre Nafziger Presented with Equity and Community Building Awards

On May 15, 2024, Thomson House Ballroom hosted the annual Equity and Community Building Awards Ceremony. The awards highlight the work of students, faculty, and staff committed to advancing equity, diversity and community building at McGill.

Published: 23 May 2024

Science fair fun in Kahnawà:ke

Every year in Kahnawà:ke, a Kanien:keha’ka community on Montreal’s South Shore, students present their projects at a science fair organized by the Kahnawà:ke Education Center (KEC).

Published: 22 May 2024

The McGill Collaborative for AI and Society (McCAIS) announces undergraduate research award recipients

The McGill Collaborative for AI and Society (McCAIS) has announced the five recipients of the inaugural McCAIS Undergraduate Research Awards (McURA). The selected projects cover AI’s intersection with a wide range of topics, including precision medicine and efforts to protect the Amazon rainforest. 

Published: 16 May 2024

Sustainable Data Science Training Program awarded $1.65 M from NSERC CREATE

Today, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced more than $26 million in funding for 16 new training initiatives through its Collabor

Published: 16 May 2024

McGill receives funding from the Canadian Space Agency for exoplanet studies using the James Webb Space Telescope

McGill University has received funding from the Canadian Space Agency for two separate projects dedicated to the study of exoplanets, using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The projects are slated for completion by June 2025. Both studies will be led by Professor Nicolas Cowan.

Read more here.

Published: 14 May 2024

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