Bookstore changes name, moves to new locations

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Now to be called Bookstore/Librairie Le James, the retail facility that supplies books, study materials and McGill-branded merchandise will soon set up shop in two locations: an academic-oriented store 3544 avenue du Parc, across the street from New Residence Hall, and a lifestyle-oriented shop at 680 Sherbrooke St., adjacent to the entrance of 688 Sherbrooke, in premises that used to house a copying store.

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.

Superior staff members celebrated

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Each year as part of Fall Convocation, the Principal pays tribute the exceptional efforts of McGill employees with the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff. This year, four individuals and one team have been named winners of the Award in their respective categories.

McGill to increase refugee-student placements

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The current civil war in Syria has led to what is considered one of the worst humanitarian disasters of our time with more than 11 million people displaced thus far. While McGill is considering a number of ways in which it can assist in the situation, it is planning on tripling the number of refugee students it admits, starting in the next academic year.

Children score, P.K. gets big assist

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Earlier today, P.K. Subban, the Montreal Canadiens’ All-Star defenseman, made the biggest philanthropic commitment by a sports figure in Canadian history when he donated a minimum of $10 million to the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation.