#ConsentMcGill encourages people to ask, listen and respect one another

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From September 26-30, 2016, the third annual #ConsentMcGill campaign presents a week of interactive and educational activities. “Our best way to reduce the incidence of sexual violence is to make sure our students are informed and aware, and the annual consent campaign is an important part of that process,” says Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning).

Annual Pow Wow draws hundreds to Lower Campus

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On Friday, Sept. 16, the First Peoples’ House hosted its 15th annual Pow Wow on Lower Campus. Beginning at 11 a.m. with the Grand Entry, the event featured a full day of traditional dancing, singing and drumming. Hundreds of people took advantage of the mid-summer weather to browse the kiosks ringing lower field, learn about student groups, and connect with Indigenous organizations.

Open Forum could help shape sustainable development at McGill

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Over recent months and years, sustainable development has become a pressing issue around the world. McGill is no exception and, during the upcoming Open Forum, members of the community will have the opportunity to join a three-day, University wide discussion on the subject that could shape the future of our institution.

Le James Bookstore opens on Parc

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The McGill Bookstore, now called Le James Bookstore, has moved from its McTavish Street location and has opened its first new location as of Monday, Aug. 22.

William Shatner: Living long and prospering

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Shuttling craftily between gigs in his native Montreal, William Shatner was transported to a McGill breakfast with alumni last Saturday morning with more than 250 graduates and friends, all eager to ‘cling on’ to his reminiscences about life, acting, Star Trek, his formative years at McGill, and the lost art of garlic spare ribs.

Creation of neuroscience research hub

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The Canadian research team that helped spearhead the international brain-mapping project known as BigBrain is about to get a major boost in its effort to produce sharply higher-resolution brain maps, thanks to technology from EMC Corporation.

Nouveau pôle de recherche en neurosciences

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Les technologies novatrices d’EMC Corporation permettront à l’équipe canadienne de chercheurs ayant participé au projet international de cartographie cérébrale BigBrain d’intensifier ses efforts visant à mettre au point des cartes du cerveau dotées d’une résolution inégalée.

L’Université McGill accueille le 85e Congrès de l’Acfas

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L’Université McGill est fière d’accueillir le 85e Congrès annuel de l’Association francophone pour le savoir – Acfas sur son campus situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal du 8 au 12 mai 2017.

Tenure time

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The tenure application process is long and rigorous – and for 44 assistant professors and seven assistant librarians, all that work just paid off.

Draft Sexual Violence Policy focuses on supporting survivors

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McGill is taking another step toward having a Sexual Violence Policy in place by the end of the calendar year, an objective Provost and Vice-Principal Academic Christopher Manfredi announced at Senate and Board of Governors last month.