Dobson Cup 2017 winners announced

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After months of dedicated preparation, countless business pitches delivered, and entrepreneurial energy abounding, the McGill Dobson Cup 2017 has come to a close, awarding a total of $106,000 in seed funding to the top startups that competed this year.

Café Collab Showcase to highlight support of diverse student groups

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On April 12, the McGill community is invited to the special year-end showcase of Café Collab, a unique consultation initiative designed to enhance the University’s support of students from different communities. In many ways, the showcase promises to be a nourishing main course of a meal that has taken months to prepare.

Pedestrians and cyclists to share space on downtown campus

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Starting next week, McGill’s downtown lower campus will become a Shared Space where cycling will be permitted. This means mounted cyclists will circulate on the same pathways as pedestrians. Pedestrians will remain the primary users of this shared space and will have the right of way at all times.

Three-Minute Thesis: Long hours of hard work for mere minutes of glory

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The finals of McGill’s 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes will take place on March 15. Learn more about the hard work that goes into crafting a single three-minute presentation.

Discovery of Roddick Gates time capsule opens new mystery

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In the end, everyone knew a singing frog wasn’t going to jump out of the time capsule uncovered by construction workers in one of the columns on the east side of the Roddick Gates on March 1. But it would have been cool.

The “F word”

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The #LawNeedsFeminismBecause National Forum on March 11, three days after International Women’s Day on March 8, will encourage discussion and collaboration among students and legal professionals on feminism.

Nomination de Louis Arseneault à titre de v.-p. (communications et relations externes) et d’Yves Beauchamp à titre de v.-p. (administration et finances)

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M. Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett, président du Conseil des gouverneurs, et Mme Suzanne Fortier, principale et vice-chancelière de l’Université McGill, ont le plaisir d’annoncer la nomination de M. Louis Arseneault à titre de vice-principal (communications et relations externes) et de M. Yves Beauchamp comme vice-principal (administration et finances) de l’institution.

Appointments of Louis Arseneault as VP (Communications and External Relations) and Yves Beauchamp as VP (Administration and Finance)

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Chair Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett and Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier are pleased to announce the appointments of Louis Arseneault as Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) and Yves Beauchamp as Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) of McGill University, effective February 1, 2017 and January 1, 2017 respectively.

All-nighters for culture vultures and science buffs at McGill’s Nuit Blanche

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McGill will be taking part in this year’s Nuit Blanche à Montréal, with a selection of tours and activities open to the public that feature everything from monumental sculptures and foreboding dinosaurs to Egyptian mummies and after-hours chemistry demonstrations.

The right to be yourself

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McGill is entering a new stage in its Preferred First Name Procedure (PFNP), allowing students more latitude to declare their preferred first name on record. Any student can take advantage of the PFNP, regardless of their motivation. It’s open to everyone and no explanation is required.