Feb 19: Jay Belsky to deliver public lecture

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In his public lecture Beyond Risk, Resilience and Dysregulation: Differential Susceptibility to “For Worse and for Better” Environmental Influences, Jay Belsky, Professor of Human Development at the University of California, Davis, will discuss the implications for targeted interventions, especially where societies face pressure with limited resources to improve well-being.

McGill joins ‘superclusters’ under Ottawa initiative

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Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government, and funded under its $950-million Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Student Life and Learning recognizes outstanding staff with new awards

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The Office of Student Life and Learning recently announced the winners of the first SLL Employee Recognition Awards to recognize and celebrate the incredible contributions and accomplishments of the diverse SLL family (which numbers close to 700 staff and 1800 student employees).

Rolling up their sleeves for a good cause

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Yesterday, more than 60 volunteers donned hairnets, rolled up their sleeves and pitched in to make some 200 litres of hearty soup during the second MacShares event. Both varieties, a farmhouse lentil soup and a squash and apple velouté, have been donated to a variety of local charities, including Share the Warmth, the NDG Food Depot, AMCAL Family Services and Bread and Basket.

Desautels to launch new Masters in Management Analytics

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In response to the growing need for big data literacy across organizations, the Desautels Faculty of Management will launch a new Masters of Management in Analytics program this summer.

New life for old eclipse glasses

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Some 3,000 people packed into Lower Campus to watch the Moon pass between the Sun and the Earth on August 21, 2017. North America won’t see another total solar eclipse until April 8, 2024, but your ISO-certified eclipse glasses need not gather dust until then: AstroMcGill is collecting the used specs for schoolchildren in developing countries.

Le James is on the move again

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McGill’s nomadic bookstore, Le James, located in 680 Sherbrooke St. W., is moving again – but very close by and only temporarily.

Maestro Kent Nagano to conduct McGill Symphony Orchestra

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It’s a first and only for one night: The Schulich School of Music’s McGill Symphony Orchestra (MGSO) will perform under the baton of Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Music Director Maestro Kent Nagano on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Maison symphonique.

A celebration of women scientists at McGill (and beyond)

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In keeping with the theme Women in Science at McGill (and Beyond), this year’s Mini-Science is unique seven-week public lecture series featuring some of McGill’s outstanding women biologists, chemists, geographers, geologists and even a historian of science.

Black History Month 2018

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McGill’s Social Equity and Diversity Education Office, McGill and the Black Students’ Network of McGill present the second annual Black History Month, featuring speakers, music and events focussing on the theme of Resistance.