You can’t get there from here – Part II

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As McGill girds for the start of another fall term next week (move-in weekend is on Saturday and Sunday), it faces some significant challenges in terms of the movement of people, vehicles and stuff.

23 membres de la grande famille de McGill en route pour les Jeux olympiques de Rio

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Trois athlètes feront partie d’un groupe de 23 diplômés et étudiants de McGill qui participera à titre officiel aux Jeux olympiques d’été de Rio du 5 au 21 août prochain. Les athlètes mcgillois, tous de Montréal, sont la lutteuse Dorothy Yeats, étudiante en génie, et les escrimeurs – et récents diplômés – Maximilien Van Haaster (B. Sc. Éd., option kinésiologie, 2016) et Joseph Polossifakis (B. Com. 2014).31

Three new recipients of the McGill Medal

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Established in 2009, the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement is awarded to retired members of McGill’s academic staff who are uniquely deserving in light of their exceptional contributions to their discipline, to the University and to society at large. Now, there are three new members to this exclusive club.

Goodman Gala raises $2.1M for cancer research

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The 4th Goodman Cancer Research Gala has raised more than $2.1 million to fund foundational research, more effective diagnostic tools and the development of new treatments and therapies for cancer patients. The Gala was held on Sunday, June 5 in Montreal, bringing together more than 800 guests in support of McGill’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre.

Doctorats honorifiques de l’Université McGill de 2016

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Les récipiendaires, sept hommes et sept femmes, œuvrent dans des sphères très diverses : la très honorable Beverley McLachlin, la première femme nommée juge en chef du Canada; le philanthrope et fondateur de la chaîne Dollarama, Larry Rossy, une figure de proue du commerce de détail; la journaliste de radiotélévision Céline Galipeau avec qui les [...]

Congé de maternité, santé du bébé

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Pour chaque mois supplémentaire de congé de maternité payé offert dans les pays à revenu faible ou intermédiaire, la mortalité des nourrissons diminue de 13 %. Voilà ce qui ressort d’une nouvelle étude de l’Université McGill et de l’École de santé publique Fielding de l’Université de la Californie à Los Angeles.

Colorectal cancer: Early detection saves lives

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With a strong family history of cancer and health challenges over the years Marguerite Dubeau was not about to take chances when she was offered to undergo screening for colon cancer. After all, her son and his wife were trying to have a baby and there was no way she was going to miss out on being a grandmother.

Martlet cagers rally past Stingers, advance to league title game

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Alex Kiss-Rusk scored a massive 31 points and Mariam Sylla recorded a “double-double” as the No.1-ranked McGill women’s basketball team rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Concordia 85-60 in a sudden-death semifinal, Thursday, before 587 at Love Competition Hall yesterday.

Record year for Reporter

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The Reporter is in the business of highlighting the people at McGill, their successes and the important work they are doing. However, at the end of each year we turn the focus inward to tell you how we’ve done – and we’re happy to report that it is a feel-good story.

Susan Pedersen wins $75,000 Cundill Prize

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Last night, at a gala dinner in Toronto, Susan Pedersen was announced as the winner of the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill. Pedersen walked away with the $75,000 US grand prize for her book The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire.