Macdonald Campus tells its story on Founder’s Day

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Macdonald Campus celebrated Founder’s Day on February 9, highlighting the exceptional work being done by students, staff and faculty.

McGill repeats as winner of Bank of Canada’s Governor’s Challenge

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It may not quite be on the same level as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, but McGill’s Department of Economics is starting to develop a winning reputation. On Saturday, Feb. 4, a team of five Econ undergrads won the Bank of Canada’s Governor’s Challenge. Winner of last year’s inaugural event? A team from McGill’s Department of Economics.

AMUSE/Casuals and McGill sign a new collective agreement

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On Jan. 30, the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals) / Public Service Alliance of Canada and McGill University signed a new collective agreement.

Drama on the menu as Inter-university cooking contest looms

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From Feb. 24–26, a group of McGill students will lock paring knives with teams from four other North American universities in its quest to be named University Iron Chef champion.

Update on negotiations with AMURE (research associates and research assistants)

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The Union and University representatives met on December 19, 2016.

Study to explore e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tool

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Despite their best efforts, only 10 to 20 per cent of smokers successfully quit long-term. A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether electronic cigarettes can improve those odds.

Forum on Indigenous studies and education

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In the spirit of what Provost Manfredi called “reflecting on the past so we can live better together in the future,” his Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education held its first Open Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The event attracted some 50 people, and generated many ideas about how to increase the Indigenous presence at McGill among students, staff and faculty, and to expand the University’s relationship with the Indigenous communities.

Celebrating McGill’s global health commitment

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On Nov. 1, over 300 members of the McGill community participated in McGill Global Health Programs’ annual Global Health Night at New Residence Hall.

Superstar staff members celebrated

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Meet this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff, which recognizes exceptional performance by individuals and teams.

Losing and regaining speech without losing her smile

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Angela Burlton’s life changed dramatically after she was diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2012, but she never let her diagnosis get in the way of leading her life the way she wanted.