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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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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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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

31. January 2014

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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

One of the greatest skills and assets that we can develop as young professionals is the ability to clearly communicate with our co-workers; to let them know how we are doing, what we are working on and when we need help.

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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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Trailblazing researchers share their stories

20. December 2013

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Trailblazing researchers share their stories

On Nov. 19, Professsors Morag Park, Grace Fong and Suzanne Fortier spoke at “In Her Own Words: Stories from Distinguished Research Careers,” an event highlighting the contributions women have made to research and the challenges they have overcome to do so.

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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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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

4. October 2013

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

As part of the Virtual Office Hour series, McGill Alumni Career Services spoke with Ziya Tong (MA'99) - Co-Host of Daily Plant, about her career and how she was able to establish herself in the world of broadcasting. What followed was a fascinating conversation about persistence, resourcefulness and determination to follow one’s dream.

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog II

27. September 2013

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog II

Royal Govain, Managing Director, Volunteer Partnerships, Development and Alumni Relations, shares his experience travelling with 18 McGill alumni in Europe. Royal is representing McGill on the Grande Danube Passage tour, one of our McGill Alumni and Friends Travel Programs.

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