Do women only write about family? Do men only write about war? Just Review is a new advocacy project that uses Artificial Intelligence to uncover and combat sexism in the literary world.
Minister of Environment Catherine McKenna visited the downtown campus in support of TeamMTL, the only Canadian team competing in the 2018 Solar Decathalon. The event challenges collegiate teams from around the world to design, build and operate a high-performance, sustainable home. The competition will be held in Dezhou, China.
McGill’s School of Continuing Studies’ PRIZMA program is offering a unique six-lecture, six-concert program exploring the genius of Beethoven, beginning on April 18 (in English) and April 19 (in French).
After six months of consultations, a possible target has emerged for the Vision 2020 Climate & Sustainability Action Plan: To make McGill a carbon-neutral university. To learn more about Vision 2020 and share your thoughts on carbon neutrality, join in one of three upcoming Community Conversations on Carbon Neutrality.
On February 20, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Managemen hosted Shaun Donovan, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget of the United States Government under President Obama, as its latest Integrated Management Symposium speaker.
McGill’s hometown overtakes Paris in the 2017 QS Best Student Cities ranking. Montreal’s big jump from last year’s seventh-place reflects the city’s recent economic progress, as well as a strong performance in a new category that surveyed 18,000 international students about their university life and learning experiences.
McGill has again dug deep and come up with more than half a million dollars for Montrealers in need. The final tally has come in for last fall’s Centraide/United Way campaign at $513,493, more than $10,000 beyond the target of $500,000.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Microsoft president Brad Smith announced his company’s latest investment in Montreal’s artificial intelligence research capacity. The plans include a $7-million gift to McGill and the Université de Montréal.
The annual World Economic Forum is on now in Davos, Switzerland. At a panel this morning, Principal Suzanne Fortier and MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson discussed “Jobs and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” While in Davos, the Principal will also introduce tomorrow’s sustainability presentation by McGill professors Elena Bennett, Andrew Gonzalez and Graham MacDonald.
Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2016, and McGill researchers figure in six of them.