Isabelle Daunais wins 2017 Acfas André-Laurendeau prize

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Isabelle Daunais of McGill’s Département de langue et littérature françaises has been awarded the 2017 Acfas André-Laurendeau prize in the humanities, for her role in reshaping the way readers think about and use literature.

Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff – And the winners are…

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The Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff recognize the exceptional behind-the-scenes work of extraordinary employees. This year, four staff members and a team were highlighted for their outstanding contributions to the University.

Desautels ranked among world’s top green MBA programs

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Corporate Knights, which bills itself as “the magazine for clean capitalism,” has issued its 2017 Top 40 Better World MBA ranking that lists the business schools that most effectively integrate sustainability into the education of future business leaders. McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management was ranked ninth in the world. As well, the magazine named four McGillians to its list of Top 30 Under 30 leaders in sustainability.

Forces to be reckoned with: McGill student initiatives feted at Forces AVENIR

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A pair of McGill student-led initiatives, NeuroSymposium and Empower McGill, were honoured at the recent Forces AVENIR gala in Quebec City.

McGill duo named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

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Two McGill researchers, Daryl Haggard and Khanh Huy Bui, have been chosen as CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars, a two-year appointment designed to support young investigators in the first five years of their careers.

McGill to honour Canadian trailblazers

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As part of the Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies, McGill will confer honorary doctorates upon Heather Munroe-Blum and Heather Reisman for their dedication to the advancement of education and literacy.

McGill grad Julie Payette installed as Canada’s GG

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Former astronaut and McGill grad Julie Payette (BEng86) was installed on Oct. 2, as Canada’s 29th Governor General. Payette follows David Johnston, who was Principal of McGill from 1979 to 1994, and who served as Governor General since 2010.

Claudia Mitchell named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow

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Earlier today, Claudia Mitchell, James McGill Professor in the Department of Integrated studies, was announced as one of the recipients of a prestigious Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellowship. Mitchell’s work in girlhood studies and participatory research has included major research sites in Ethiopia, South Africa and all over Canada.

McGill duo honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

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McGill researchers, Professor Michel Tremblay and Dr. Mélanie Guigueno, have been recognized for ground-breaking medical research and outstanding academic qualifications with a medal and an award (respectively) from the Royal Society of Canada.

RSC elects seven McGill scholars to The College

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On Sept. 12, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars. With seven members, McGill has more new inductees this year than any other university in the country.