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.

Summer snapshots

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In our fourth annual gallery of vacation pictures, we’ve compiled over 100 snapshots taken by McGill students, staff and faculty as they travelled the world or just enjoyed a little staycation.

Have fun in the sun but beat the heat

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While the long hot days of summer are wonderful, they can also bring on heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, exhaustion and dehydration. Here are some tips on how you can beat the heat.

McGill duo inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

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Suzelle Barrington, a Bioresource Engineering professor and John Gruzleski, Emeritus Professor in the Dept. of Mining, Metals and Materials Engineering are among 43 new Fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on June 27.

Dobson Cup runneth over

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After a year of planning, over 150 start-up submissions, 137 pitches, and $117,000 in prizes, the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup has come to a close with four enthusiastic startups claiming a first place victory in four different tracks: Social Enterprise, Health Sciences, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise.

Asthma can’t take the wind out of Yvan Martineau’s sails

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Life is often a series of opportunities, obstacles, efforts and accomplishments. Yvan Martineau, a Quebec journalist and TV host, who is passionate about sports and travel, recently spoke to the MUHC’s Fabienne Landry about his life journey and his 20-year relationship with the people at the Montreal Chest Institute.

L’asthme, un obstacle à la performance? Pas pour Yvan Martineau

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Bien souvent, la vie est une succession d’opportunités, d’obstacles, d’efforts et d’accomplissements. Parlez-en à Yvan Martineau, ce journaliste et animateur télé mordu de sport et de tourisme.

Shedding light on the genetic causes of cerebral palsy

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The causes of cerebral palsy are varied – birth asphyxia, stroke, infections in the developing brain of infants or head trauma – but they are not always known. A team of researchers from the RI-MUHC and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto have just added a piece to the puzzle by putting forward the theory of genetic cause.