Michèle Mendelssohn on Canadian values and cosmopolitanism

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In advance of her upcoming Eakin Lecture on April 9., Professor Michèle Mendelssohn spoke to the Reporter about her work on Canadian values and cosmopolitanism.

GradLife McGill one-on-one with Principal Suzanne Fortier

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In an exclusive sit-down interview with GradLife McGill, Principal Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today. She also discusses her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond.

One-on-one with Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

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One week after the Desautels MBA program was named best MBA program in Canada, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, talks about some of the keys to the Faculty’s success.

The reality of creating a Fall Reading Break at McGill

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At first glance, it seems simple enough; just shift the academic schedule a few days here or a few days there to make room for a much-needed Fall Reading Break. After all, universities in other provinces have successfully created a fall break, as has the Polytechnique here in Montreal. Why should McGill be any different? The McGill Reporter sat down with Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) to find out.

In conversation with Dr. Lewis E. Kay, winner of the Canada Gairdner International Award

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In advance of tonight’s Gairdner National Program Lecture, Dr. Lewis E. Kay talks to the Reporter about nuclear magnetic resonance, the p97 molecule and what it means to win the “baby Nobel.”

Summer in October? What’s up with this gorgeous weather?

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Our cold, wet summer, punctuated by extreme weather events around the world, has given way to one of the warmest, most spectacular autumns in memory. So what’s going on? Are the topsy-turvy forecasts just further proof of climate change due to global warming? The Reporter spoke with Eyad Atallah from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences to find out.

Patch Adams pulls no punches in pre-Trottier Symposium Q&A

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Patch Adams is one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Trottier Public Science Symposium “Mind Matters: The Body-Mind Connection” (Oct. 23 – 24). In advance of his Oct. 24 lecture, the outspoken Adams takes aim at a wide array of subjects, including medical schools, hospitals and capitalism, in an interview with the Reporter.

George Colpitts examines fur trader stories in upcoming Eakin Lecture

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Prior to his Fall Eakin Lecture on Oct. 5, George Colpitts, an environmental historian from the University of Calgary, spoke with the Reporter about the historical importance of fur trade journals.

Dr. Steven Skates on ovarian cancer screening

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Dr. Steven Skates is an Associate Professor at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School where he is an early detection investigator. Ahead of his Oct. 3 lecture, Mortality analyses in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS), Dr. Skates spoke to the McGill Reporter about his work.

Digging into data: Toward a new understanding of the Arts

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A conversation with Professor Andrew Piper about why data science is such a valuable tool for greater understanding in the Humanities and Social Sciences.