E-quitting

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Almost two-thirds of Canada’s 4.2 million smokers are seriously considering quitting—and more and more of them are turning to e-cigarettes for help. A new, first-in-Canada study, led by McGill cardiologist Dr. Mark Eisenberg, is asking whether vaping really is the magic ticket to breathing free and easy.

Concentrate on process, not production, sports psychology prof tells struggling Habs

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Thus far, the 2015-16 NHL season has read like a Tale of Two Cities for fans of the Montreal Canadiens. It’s been the best of times. It’s been the worst of times….

Lottery tickets aren’t child’s play

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Lottery tickets are fun-filled and exciting presents, but they are not suitable gifts for minors. Studies suggest that gambling is a popular yet risky activity among youth. Additionally, researchers have reported a correlation between age of gambling onset and problem gambling later in life. Lottery play is sometimes an initial introduction to gambling activities for minors.

Killam Fellowship for Andrew Royce Bauer

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Andrew Royce Bauer, a student of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a Killam Fellowship to study at McGill.

McGill’s Chem-E car cruises to U.S. national championship

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It was a script that would have made Rocky Balboa proud. In just its second year of competition, the McGill Chem-E Car team defied all odds to tie for first place at the recent national championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. The McGill squad beat out 35-team field – including competitors from South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Qatar – to finish tied for top spot with perennial powerhouse and three-time champion, Cornell.

“Teaching What’s Important”: register now for symposium

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Have you ever wanted to try something different in your classroom, but weren’t sure how to go about it—or whether your out-of-the-box idea would even fly at McGill? On December 11, Teaching and Learning Services is hosting a symposium about education strategies. Hear other instructors’ success stories and experiment with your own approach to teaching.

Fall Convocation in pictures

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Almost 1,700 people graduated from McGill this fall. The McGill Reporter has created a photo gallery from last week’s Convocation ceremonies at Place des Arts.

Top teachers celebrated at Fall Convocation

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While today’s Convocation ceremonies were a celebration of the 1,700 graduating students, the University also took the time to thank some of its most dedicated educators.

McGill tops Maclean’s 2016 rankings

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For the 11th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions with medical schools and a broad range of PhD programs.

New vision, new name for health care simulation at McGill

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McGill announced today a new name and vision that will position the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at the forefront of simulated training in the health sciences. Thanks to a $7.5 million gift from Arnold and Blema Steinberg, the Centre will be expanding its facilities, enhancing its technologies and broadening its scope of activities.