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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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Power lunching with McGill alums

4. December 2013

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Power lunching with McGill alums

Last month, the McGill Alumni Association of New York held a series of Power Lunches with a group of very successful grads. The talks gave alums a chance to hear what it takes to make it in a variety of fields.

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Long live the Geotechnical Research Centre!

21. November 2013

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Long live the Geotechnical Research Centre!

This summer, students, professors and staff members from the Faculty of Engineering's former Geotechnical Research Centre recently got together for a very special reunion on Vancouver Island.

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Inaugural healthy living eDigest launched

30. October 2013

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Inaugural healthy living eDigest launched

The Bloomberg Manulife Prize is pleased to launch Ideas that Move You, a bi-monthly eDigest with the latest news around the issues of active health. We hope that the innovative ideas and practices contained here will inspire and empower you to lead a healthier, more active life.   Check out the stories in the inaugural […]

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True Commitment: Volunteers looking back at the Campus Community Committee

9. October 2013

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I was honoured to be part of the Campus Community Committee because it brought the community together, instilled a sense of camaraderie, and helped raise awareness for the need to give back. Mala Doan, Campus Community Committee McGill staff volunteer   Serving on the Campus Community committee was a wonderful way to sustain some of […]

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Coprésidents du Campus communautaire

9. October 2013

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Le fait que le Comité Campus communautaire ait remporté un franc succès est dû en grande partie au dévouement remarquable dont a su faire preuve les 86 bénévoles ayant fait don de leur temps et de leur énergie dans le but d’enrichir l’Université, en lançant de nouvelles activités et événements.

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