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5 Questions with Laurin Liu, the youngest female MP in Canadian history.

29. September 2014

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On August 26th, McGill welcomed Laurin Liu (former student, BA’13) to give the keynote address to the incoming class of students as part of Discover McGill 2014. In addition, McGill Alumni Career Services also asked her to answer 5 questions on her career and her daily routines. Here are her responses.

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

27. August 2014

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

Your connection to McGill doesn’t end with your diploma – not even close! Now that you’ve completed your degree, we’d like to welcome the class of 2014 as the newest members of our McGill Alumni Association. From networking events to business cards, we’re here to help you take the next steps in your life. Check out the full gamut of services offered by our Alumni Online Community

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Mahalo McGill!

27. August 2014

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Mahalo McGill!

Back in June, we wrapped up our annual OMG contest, which featured a $1,500 travel voucher from House of Travel as the grand prize. Out of the 2,500 entries, a big congrats goes out to our lucky winner Sarah Nouraeyan, BEd’14! We’re looking forward to hearing updates on her trip in the coming months. Speaking of updates, the 2013 OMG contest winner, Chrysantheme Senou, used her winnings to travel to Hawaii, and has kept an incredible blog and photo diary of her experience.

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Sports and Work – How recreational sports can help you professionally.

4. August 2014

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The benefits of playing competitive sports are not limited to one’s health or enjoyment; they extend to the workplace as well. In fact, studies show that employees who regularly participate in sports are amongst the most successful and make some of the best co-workers.

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Work Smart – Productivity hacks to help you manage your work load.

25. July 2014

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In any professional environment, increased productivity remains a goal that people continuously strive for and often fail to achieve. by utilizing certain tricks, we can help ourselves manage our time better and be more productive during our day. Here are 5 tricks that may help increase your productivity.

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New VP of Texas Instruments

2. April 2014

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New VP of Texas Instruments

Peter Balyta, BEd’94, PhD’07, has just been elected vice president of Texas Instruments. He joined the company in 2000 as a manager of educational sales, and he continues to hold the position of president of the Education Technology division, responsible for market-leading educational technology that aims to improve student achievement in mathematics and science. www.ti.com […]

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The 2014 Muriel V. Roscoe Lecture: Changing the world, one girl at a time

25. March 2014

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The 2014 Muriel V. Roscoe Lecture: Changing the world, one girl at a time

In honour of International Women’s Week, the McGill Women’s Alumnae Association held their annual Muriel V. Roscoe lecture on March 6. This year’s guest lecturer, Wanda Bedard, BCom’82, shared her insights into the transformational change in education for girls in the developing world.

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A fine balance: McGill alumnus taking on Canada’s budget

19. March 2014

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A fine balance: McGill alumnus taking on Canada’s budget

Joe Oliver, BA’61, BCL’64, who is currently Canada’s natural resources minister, has been named the nation’s new finance minister, replacing veteran Jim Flaherty. As well, Greg Rickford, BCL/LLB’05, will replace Oliver as natural resources minister. Joe Oliver, elected in 2011 as a Toronto MP, was promoted to natural resources minister in 2011, and has been […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

14. January 2014

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New Year’s Resolutions

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? Have you thought about what you’d like to change or focus on, professionally or otherwise this year? Please share…

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Trailblazing researchers share their stories

8. January 2014

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Trailblazing researchers share their stories

The first female students to attend McGill did so as a result of an endowment to the University from Lord Strathcona, made on the condition that women receive the same educational opportunities as men. Today, many successful women researchers continue to develop their careers at McGill, which attests to the lasting significance of this gift. Late last year, three of these outstanding women came together to share their stories of personal challenges and professional development.

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