New building signs first phase of exterior signage facelift

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New font, new materials, new design. You may have noticed that building signs on McGill’s downtown campus have a new look (with those at Macdonald Campus soon to follow). Most of the signs now include only the name of the building and its address, a modern design practice observed at leading North American universities.

“It’s time to take our journalism back”

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Award-winning journalist Anna Maria Tremonti told the audience at this year’s F.R. Scott Lecture that it’s a great time to be a journalist. “Alternative facts” and “fake news,” she says, will lead to a search for the real stories. That will revitalize and relaunch the news media.

Beatrice Yeung: McGill’s newest Rhodes Scholar

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Beatrice Yeung is the most recent addition to McGill’s long list of Rhodes Scholars. That brings McGill’s complement to this year’s crop of Rhodes scholars to three.

Musician, heal thyself

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Running from Feb. 13 to 19, Musicians’ Health Awareness Week 2017 will focus on the physical and psychological pitfalls sometimes associated with being a musician, and the strategies one can employ to avoid them.

AMUSE Floor Fellows / Negotiation update

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On Feb. 6, representatives of the Union and McGill met in the presence of the Arbitrator appointed by the Ministry of Labour, to establish their positions and discuss next steps for negotiations on a first collective agreement.

Online course goes in depth on Quebec’s North

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A new MOOC, Northern Quebec: Issues, Spaces, and Cultures is being offered by the Institut Nordique du Quebec, which is a tripartite partnership between McGill, Université Laval, and l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique.

Law students, faculty step up for rights following shootings, travel ban

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McGill Law students are rallying and harnessing support for people affected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations.

McGill condemns violence against Muslims

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The attack at a mosque in Quebec City Sunday evening resulting in the killing of six people and the wounding of many others is a shocking, tragic event. McGill University, a community that celebrates diversity in all its forms, stands in solidarity with members of the Muslim community.

Making people smile wherever they go

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Over the course of the next two weeks, a team of McGill Dentistry professors and students will be greeted with hugs, handshakes, tears of joy – and, of course, smiles, countless smiles – as it travels to Nicaragua to provide free dental care to hundreds of impoverished people.

Message on the Advisory Committee for the Reappointment of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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The following is a message to the McGill community from Stuart (‘Kip’) Cobbett, Chair of the Board of Governors on the Advisory Committee for the Reappointment of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor.