Ratna Ghosh to receive CIES Honorary Fellows Award

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Dr. Ratna Ghosh, of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, will be named an Honorary Fellow of The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The decision was announced at the 2018 Annual Meeting of CIES, held recently in Mexico City. The award will be conferred at next year’s conference. 

Science for everyone!

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Recently, as part of the annual My Day at McGill event, local elementary school students took part in the Broad Science initiative, that teaches kids how to record and give interviews over radio, and how to interview scientists about their work, with the hope of making science inclusive, engaging and intersectional.

A celebration of the life of Abby Lippman

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An event celebrating the life of Abby Lippman who passed away last December, will be held on April 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Concordia University Conference Centre (Room MB-9CD) 9th floor of the John Molson Building (1450 Guy Street).

Vikram Bhatt named RAIC Fellow

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Prof. Vikram Bhatt has been named to the RAIC College of Fellows. The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship to RAIC members in recognition of outstanding achievement.

Legalizing marijuana in Canada – what will it mean?

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The Reporter previews the upcoming conference Legalizing Marijuana in Canada: Policy Challenges, to be held on April 26 and 27.

Nominations open for Canada’s Volunteer Awards

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The call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards opened this onApril 15, and will close Friday, June 15. Nominations are being sought in five categories. In 2017, a pair of McGill alumni, Valérie Toupin-Dubé and Lauren Rathmell, were among the winners for the Quebec region. .

FMT students competing in the Dairy Challenge

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From April 12–14, four Farm Management and Technology students will compete in a unique two-day event in which teams of students from 38 institutions evaluate a dairy operation with the help of dairy industry professionals serving as advisors

MUNACA joins Family Days pilot project

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MUNACA members may now use up to three of their nine paid sick days to care for their sick children, spouses, parents, grandparents or siblings – even when the employees themselves are not ill.

Fabrice Labeau to be Interim SLL Deputy Provost

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The Engineering professor, who is currently Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, begins his one-year appointment on June 18, 2018.

Goldbloom named CBC Chair

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Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly appointed McGill alum Michael Goldbloom (LLB’78, BCL’79) to a five-year term as the Chair of the Board of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio-Canada. Goldbloom has deep ties to McGill, including his current service as Co-Chair of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.