Update on negotiations with AMURE (research associates and research assistants)

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The Union and University representatives met on December 19, 2016.

Study to explore e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tool

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Despite their best efforts, only 10 to 20 per cent of smokers successfully quit long-term. A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether electronic cigarettes can improve those odds.

Forum on Indigenous studies and education

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In the spirit of what Provost Manfredi called “reflecting on the past so we can live better together in the future,” his Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education held its first Open Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The event attracted some 50 people, and generated many ideas about how to increase the Indigenous presence at McGill among students, staff and faculty, and to expand the University’s relationship with the Indigenous communities.

Celebrating McGill’s global health commitment

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On Nov. 1, over 300 members of the McGill community participated in McGill Global Health Programs’ annual Global Health Night at New Residence Hall.

Superstar staff members celebrated

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Meet this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff, which recognizes exceptional performance by individuals and teams.

Losing and regaining speech without losing her smile

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Angela Burlton’s life changed dramatically after she was diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2012, but she never let her diagnosis get in the way of leading her life the way she wanted.

Summer snapshots

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In our fourth annual gallery of vacation pictures, we’ve compiled over 100 snapshots taken by McGill students, staff and faculty as they travelled the world or just enjoyed a little staycation.

Have fun in the sun but beat the heat

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While the long hot days of summer are wonderful, they can also bring on heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, exhaustion and dehydration. Here are some tips on how you can beat the heat.

McGill duo inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

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Suzelle Barrington, a Bioresource Engineering professor and John Gruzleski, Emeritus Professor in the Dept. of Mining, Metals and Materials Engineering are among 43 new Fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on June 27.

Dobson Cup runneth over

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After a year of planning, over 150 start-up submissions, 137 pitches, and $117,000 in prizes, the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup has come to a close with four enthusiastic startups claiming a first place victory in four different tracks: Social Enterprise, Health Sciences, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise.