McGill Dobson Centre ranked among world’s top incubation programs

McGill Dobson Centre ranked among world’s top incubation programs

UBI Global has released its World University-linked Business Incubator and Accelerator Ranking and has placed the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship in the 8th position of the World Top Business Incubator – Managed by a University category.

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Athletics

Olympic heartbreak for Daoust and teammates

Olympic heartbreak for Daoust and teammates

Mélodie Daoust is named MVP of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament but Canada loses the gold medal game to their rivals from the United States in a shootout.

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McGill wins first Quebec university men’s swim title since 2003

They came. They sawed. They conquered.

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Extra! Extra!

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

Today Health Canada and Brain Canada announced a $10M grant to establish the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform, a partnership of researchers from 15 universities that will facilitate the dissemination of neuroscience data.

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Cannabis 101

Ceremony marks beginning of McGill-Kyoto joint PhD program

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Kudos

City Hall honours Lashley and Piggott for leadership in the black community

City Hall honours Lashley and Piggott for leadership in the black community

McGill’s Adrienne Piggott and Myrna Lashley, two exemplary leaders of Montreal’s black community, were among 12 honoured at Montreal City Hall where they signed the City’s Golden Book in honour of Black History Month.

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Founder’s Day celebrates Mac’s unsung heroes

McGill24, A Brilliant Night win big at CASE Awards

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Around Campus

Panel highlights Black student-led equity initiatives at McGill

Panel highlights Black student-led equity initiatives at McGill

Recently, the Joint Senate Board Committee on Equity, in partnership with Black History Month (BHM) organizers, hosted a Student Panel and Interactive Exhibit highlighting a number of student-led equity initiatives at McGill. The Exhibit featured a range of student initiatives and the Panel focused on the contributions of Black students.

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Open Forum opens discussion about campus culture

McGill honours victims of Islamic Cultural Centre attack

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Other News

Introducing Desautels’ new Donald E. Armstrong Building

Introducing Desautels’ new Donald E. Armstrong Building

On Jan. 8, the Donald E. Armstrong Building – formerly the McGill bookstore building on McTavish – opened its doors as the new home of the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Master’s programs. Named after the creator and first director of McGill’s MBA program, the Armstrong Building provides 48,666 additional square feet to Desautels.

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We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Advancing research and teaching on the European Union

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News

Najafabadi, Trenholm named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows

Najafabadi, Trenholm named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows

Hamed Najafabadi, an assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Human Genetics, and Stuart Trenholm, assistant professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, have been selected as 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows – a coveted distinction awarded to highly promising early-career scientists from the United States and Canada.

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Desautels MBA program ranked first in Canada

Donald Trump aces Montreal Cognitive Assessment

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Research

Meet RIPK3: Good Cop, Bad Cop, all rolled in one

Meet RIPK3: Good Cop, Bad Cop, all rolled in one

A team of scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill, led by Immunologist Dr. Maziar Divangahi, have discovered a protein that could soon help minimize the impact of the influenza season and become a critical player in the fight against lung infections.

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Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Shining new light on rare diseases

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Blog

McGill acquires personal archives of Jean Drapeau

McGill acquires personal archives of Jean Drapeau

McGill has acquired several dozen items from the private papers of iconic former mayor of Montreal, Jean Drapeau. The items are now on display in the Rare Books and Special Collections of the McLennan Library until the end of March.

Read More → Raising awareness of rare diseases

Raising awareness of rare diseases

“We all likely know someone who suffers from a rare disease,” says Jessie Kulaga-Yoskovitz, a second-year McGill medical student and the President and Founder of the McGill MSS Rare Disease Interest Group (rareDIG). McGill rareDIG has put together a public event on Feb. 28, that will feature idea-focused and passionate talks presented in a way that makes them accessible to the average person.

Read More → Board of Governors approves appointments of two new Deans

Board of Governors approves appointments of two new Deans

McGill’s Board of Governors approved the appointment of two new Deans at its meeting on Feb. 15. Elham Emami has been named the next Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and Carola Weil has been selected as the new Dean of the School of Continuing Studies.

Read More → McGill joins ‘superclusters’ under Ottawa initiative

McGill joins ‘superclusters’ under Ottawa initiative

Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government, and funded under its $950-million Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Read More → Student Life and Learning recognizes outstanding staff with new awards

Student Life and Learning recognizes outstanding staff with new awards

The Office of Student Life and Learning recently announced the winners of the first SLL Employee Recognition Awards to recognize and celebrate the incredible contributions and accomplishments of the diverse SLL family (which numbers close to 700 staff and 1800 student employees).

Read More → Who pays for Canada? Taxes and fairness   

Who pays for Canada? Taxes and fairness   

This year marks the centenary of income tax in Canada – first collected in 1918. With this in mind, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada will look at ‘taxes and fairness’ during it’s annual conference from Feb. 21–23.

Read More → Rolling up their sleeves for a good cause

Rolling up their sleeves for a good cause

Yesterday, more than 60 volunteers donned hairnets, rolled up their sleeves and pitched in to make some 200 litres of hearty soup during the second MacShares event. Both varieties, a farmhouse lentil soup and a squash and apple velouté, have been donated to a variety of local charities, including Share the Warmth, the NDG Food Depot, AMCAL Family Services and Bread and Basket.

Read More → Desautels to launch new Masters in Management Analytics

Desautels to launch new Masters in Management Analytics

In response to the growing need for big data literacy across organizations, the Desautels Faculty of Management will launch a new Masters of Management in Analytics program this summer.

Read More → New life for old eclipse glasses

New life for old eclipse glasses

Some 3,000 people packed into Lower Campus to watch the Moon pass between the Sun and the Earth on August 21, 2017. North America won’t see another total solar eclipse until April 8, 2024, but your ISO-certified eclipse glasses need not gather dust until then: AstroMcGill is collecting the used specs for schoolchildren in developing countries.

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Four Burning Questions

Kevin Page on taxation and transparency

Kevin Page on taxation and transparency

Kevin Page, President and CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa, will be giving the keynote on the subject Taxation and Transparency tomorrow at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada conference.

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Jan. 26: Susan Zimmerman on academic integrity

Moe Touizrar: Sound and meaning

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In the Community

McGillians on the frontline of literacy with Frontier College

McGillians on the frontline of literacy with Frontier College

The Montreal branch of Frontier College, Canada’s oldest literacy organization, was launched in 1992 by Stephanie Miller, a McGill student at the time. Frontier College’s literacy tutoring programs have spread to the city’s four universities, as well as Quebec City and Sherbrooke. Since then hundreds of people have been trained to teach basic literacy, with about 20 McGillians now working as literacy volunteers.

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Prize-winning initiative teaches public to ‘dig’ archaeology

Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

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Entre Nous

GradLife McGill one-on-one with Principal Suzanne Fortier

GradLife McGill one-on-one with Principal Suzanne Fortier

In an exclusive sit-down interview with GradLife McGill, Principal Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today. She also discusses her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond.

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One-on-one with Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

The reality of creating a Fall Reading Break at McGill

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In Focus

Nagano conducts stellar McGill Symphony performance

Nagano conducts stellar McGill Symphony performance

Last night, under the demanding baton of Montreal Symphony Orchestra conductor Kent Nagano, the McGill Symphony Orchestra delivered a standout performance in front of a nearly full 2,100-seat house.

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Take risks, create rules, and listen to customers

New exhibition traces 200 years of vaccination debate

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Obituary

McGill benefactor Richard H. Tomlinson made history

McGill benefactor Richard H. Tomlinson made history

Dr. Richard H. Tomlinson, McGill alumnus, professor emeritus of chemistry at McMaster University, founder of Gennum Corporation, and one of the most significant philanthropists in Canada, died on Sunday, January 28, at the age of 94. With this news, McGill has lost a dedicated graduate and friend whose generosity towards the University and its students stands as a remarkable legacy.

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Dr. Huntington (Skip) Sheldon: A man of many McGill legacies

Women’s health advocate, Emerita Professor Abby Lippman (1939-2017)

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