McGill has a new tool in the battle against mental illness

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In what may be a first for a Canadian university, McGill has added the internationally renowned WRAP program to its diverse toolkit for combatting students’ problems with mental illness.

Milestone moment for Service Point

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Service Point – with the help from the McGill Bookstore – celebrated an important milestone on Dec. 17, when first-year Masters of Arts (Geography) student and recent McGill BSc graduate Gabriella Fanous became the 250,000th McGill student served in-person since Service Point doors opened on June 17, 2010.

Première Moisson opens in New Residence Hall

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Fans of the Première Moisson bakery have the option of going to the recently launched location on the street level of New Residence Hall on Park Avenue.

United against AIDS

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At the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Research Institute of the MUHC, our researchers, doctors, students and employees are all contributing in their own ways to halting the spread of HIV and offering the best possible care to those who are affected by the disease, bringing them hope and comfort. Here are some of their faces and messages.

VP (Communications and External Relations) up for reappointment

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Mr. Olivier Marcil’s present term as Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) ends on July 1, 2016. In accordance with the University Statutes, an Advisory Committee to the Principal has been constituted with respect to the possible renewal of his appointment.

Student and Staff Dental Clinic will put a smile on your face

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It’s been more than three weeks since Halloween and you’re still raiding your kids’ candy collection when they’ve gone to bed. But your guilty pleasure seems to have had an adverse effect on your mouth, as you feel a nagging pain in a molar every time you bite down on another Kit Kat. Maybe it’s time for a visit to McGill’s Student and Staff Dental Clinic.

A new name for the McGill Bookstore?

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McGill’s Bookstore is going through many changes right now, including a name change. The new name has been narrowed down to two choices but your help is needed to make the final decision.

Course lecturers and McGill sign first collective agreement

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On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers & Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.

Hon Docs appeal to Class of 2015 for compassion and kindness

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Although they come from different backgrounds, Timothy Brodhead and Jennifer Stoddart – recipients of honorary degrees at Tuesday’s Convocation ceremonies – had similar messages for the Class of 2015. More than any quality, grads should cultivate their sense of compassion.

Hundreds honour Canada’s heroes at Mac campus

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As with every year, today’s Remembrance Day ceremony at Macdonald Campus saw a poignant mix of the young (elementary and high school students) with the old (mostly veterans and their spouses). And while it is easy to forget that these elderly veterans – many who now use canes, walkers and wheelchairs – were once capable of great acts of heroism, the speakers reminded the crowd that it is our duty never to forget.