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Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

Seymour Schulich's golden encore
McGill University | September 27, 2006
A year after donating $20 million to what is now called the Schulich School of Music, businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich has underscored his support of McGill University's music program by offering the Golden Violin, a unique award to encourage and support promising young musicians....[continue]

UK health care reform: Lessons learned
McGill University | August 18, 2006
What role should doctors, nurses, social workers and teachers play in reforming health care? The man who helped revolutionize the British health care system will be answering that question at 10 am, Aug. 28, in room 232 of McGill University's Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke St. West....[continue]

Chemical Engineering Faculty receive awards
McMaster University | August 2, 2006
Two engineering faculty members and an engineering alumna were recognized for their contributions to the field of chemical engineering by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering...[continue]

Dr. Jacques Bradwejn assumes interim deanship of Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa | June 30, 2006
Dr. Jacques Bradwejn, the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at The Ottawa Hospital and the Royal Ottawa Hospital, has been appointed interim Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa effective July 1, 2006....[continue]

McGill-based Green Crop Network to tackle global warming
McGill University | June 13, 2006
Canada's top plant researchers are joining forces with the federal government and industry partners to come up with new ways to use crops to reduce greenhouse gases, provide alternative energy sources and mitigate climate change....[continue]

Concordia University’s Institute in Management and Community Development presents its summer program: Actions of Hope and Resistance
Concordia University | June 9, 2006
Concordia University’s Institute of Management and Community Development will present its 14th annual summer program, Actions of Hope and Resistance, at the Loyola Campus (7141 Sherbrooke St. West.)...[continue]

UBC Trio Wins Trudeau Scholarships
University of British Columbia | June 9, 2006
Three UBC graduate students have been named 2006 Trudeau Scholars, Canada's premier social sciences and humanities doctoral award....[continue]

L. Jacques Ménard, O.C.
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
L. Jacques Ménard is Chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns, one of the country’s leading investment firms....[continue]

Wired for music: The sequel…
McGill University | June 1, 2006
McGill researchers to study concert audience in second phase of brain experiment...[continue]

CUAA Alumni Recognition Awards
Concordia University | May 8, 2006
On Thursday, May 11, 2006, Concordia University’s Alumni Association will hold their 15th Annual Alumni Recognition Awards Banquet....[continue]

A historic career concludes for Canada West's male athlete of the year
Trinity Western University | May 5, 2006
As volleyball hitter Chris Meehan crosses the stage of his Trinity Western University graduation ceremony, he concludes his undergraduate degree, but his legacy will not soon be forgotten....[continue]

Norman Webster to be Appointed Chancellor Emeritus
University of Prince Edward Island | April 24, 2006
Norman Webster, former Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island, will be honoured during the 2006 Convocation ceremonies to take place on May 13....[continue]

The sounds of music
McGill University | April 20, 2006
Mini-Music series debuts at new Tanna Schulich Hall...[continue]

Karen Armstrong: "In the beginning..."
McGill University | April 19, 2006
At a time when it seems every second headline reflects a religious subtext and interest in the origins of religious beliefs and traditions has never been higher, McGill welcomes religious scholar and prolific author Karen Armstrong....[continue]

McMillan, Stanley, Union's top seniors
St. Francis Xavier University | April 10, 2006
Elizabeth McMillan and Ryan Stanley are StFX's female and male senior students of the year....[continue]

McGill architecture students help rebuild
McGill University | March 29, 2006
The devastation of recent tsunamis, hurricanes and earthquakes around the world has exposed an urgent need for post-disaster shelter expertise....[continue]

New society to promote ecology and evolution research, awareness
McGill University | March 27, 2006
The inaugural meeting of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution will be held April 3-4, in Sherbrooke Hall at UQAM's Pierre-Dansereau Science Complex (200 Sherbrooke Street West, Room SH-2800)....[continue]

An intelligent critique of intelligent design
McGill University | March 23, 2006
Dr. Brian Alters, Director of McGill University's Evolution Education Research Centre and respected voice in the politically charged debate over intelligent design and science education, will deliver a public lecture at McGill on Wednesday, March 29....[continue]

Merck Frosst Makes a Magnetic Gift to Bishop’s University
Bishop's University | March 10, 2006
On Friday, March 10th 2006, a new 400 MHz high resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) laboratory was inaugurated in the Chemistry Department at Bishop’s University....[continue]

Bishop’s University’s Centennial Theatre reopens with the 2006 Bell Expo-science Fair.
Bishop's University | March 8, 2006
Borough of Lennoxville, March 8, 2006 – For the first time in history, Bishop's University and Champlain Regional College will host the regional Bell Expo-science fair from March 17-19....[continue]

South Africa: Reconciliation as Communication
Concordia University | March 1, 2006
As part of the Peace and Conflict Resolution academic lecture series, Concordia University will present a lecture by Dr. Charles Villa-Vincencio, Director of South Africa’s Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and Professor Emeritus of Theology at the University of Cape Town, titled Reconciliation as Communication....[continue]

Dr. Claude Lajeunesse's Speech : Engaged in Innovation and Agent of Social Change - as delivered
Concordia University | February 2, 2006
Je vous remercie de m’offrir cette prestigieuse tribune. C’est avec un grand plaisir que j’ai accepté l’honneur de vous adresser la parole ce matin....[continue]

Dr. Claude Lajeunesse's Speech : Engaged in Innovation and Agent of Social Change - in english
Concordia University | February 2, 2006
Thank you for offering me the opportunity to address this prestigious forum....[continue]

Dr. Sami Aoun: Lecture on the Middle East, Thursday February 9 2006
Laurentian University of Sudbury | February 2, 2006
ACFAS-Sudbury and the Institut Franco-ontarien (IFO) invite you to attend a presentation by Dr. Sami Aoun, political analyst, specialist in international relations of the Near-East and Middle East and History and Political Science professor at the Université de Sherbrooke....[continue]

McGill students honour business leaders
McGill University | February 1, 2006
Four outstanding Canadian business leaders will be honoured for their success and contributions to the community by the students of the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management at the 26th Annual Management Achievement Awards on February 3....[continue]

Finding Peace: A Perspective by Jean Vanier
Concordia University | January 30, 2006
As part of the Peace and Conflict Academic Lecture Series, the Centre for the Arts in Human Development of Concordia University will present a public lecture by Jean Vanier, titled "Finding Peace: A Perspective by Jean Vanier"....[continue]

Centennial Theatre Renovations Begin
Bishop's University | January 25, 2006
2006 has started in style for Centennial Theatre, at Bishop’s University in Lennoxville....[continue]

Black hole astrophysicist to speak at McGill University
McGill University | January 5, 2006
Renowned astrophysicist Roger Blandford will deliver a McGill Mini-Beatty Lecture on the evolution of black holes and their host galaxies this Thursday. Dr Blandford, a Chen Professor of Physics at Stanford University, will address the question "Black Holes: The End of Time of a New Beginning?" on Thursday, January 5, at 7:00 pm, in Moyse Hall, Arts Building, 853 Sherbrooke Street West....[continue]

Folding Together
Concordia University | January 3, 2006
From February 6 to 8, Concordia University will present Folding together: A Peace Building Project, a display of origami projects created by Israeli and Palestinian children, as well as lectures and a "folding" workshop....[continue]

Researchers to focus on the benefits of emerging new materials to the mining industry
Laurentian University of Sudbury | December 1, 2005
On Friday, December 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ,researchers at Laurentian University and representatives from the mineral industry will take part in the Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO) and Emerging Materials Knowledge (EMK) Research Day....[continue]

Immigrants and language: A duty or a right?
McGill University | November 29, 2005
McGill University hosts inter-university conference on obstacles to immigrant integration...[continue]

Concordia University | November 28, 2005
The Canadian Solar Decathlon Team, of primarily Concordia engineering and communications students will be showcasing their net zero energy solar-powered house, The Northern Light, in conjunction with the United Nations Climate Change Conference – Parallel Events — A World of Solutions....[continue]

Media Alert: Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium
McGill University | November 22, 2005
Top climate change scientists to speak...[continue]

Defying cancer with opera
McGill University | November 2, 2005
Cancer researchers and opera singers may seem like an unlikely combination. However, these individuals are uniting this week for one shared vision — to raise funds to battle cancer....[continue]

McGill is the only Canadian university to appear in the top 50 in the world in all categories of the Times Higher Education Supplement annual rankings
McGill University | October 27, 2005
Experts serve up the history of the daily mealMcGill hosts first-of-its-kind conference on Canadian food history...[continue]

Concordia University | October 25, 2005
On Thursday, October 27, Concordia University will unveil the sculpture The Emergence of the Chief, in homage to Haudenosaune (Iroquois) heritage and the Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) Nation in particular....[continue]

Carleton University Professor to Discuss the Revival of Spiritual Life in Contemporary Canada
Carleton University | October 12, 2005
Dr. Peter Emberley, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, at Carleton University in Ottawa will be in Montreal to discuss the revival of spiritual life in contemporary Canada....[continue]

Creating Space for Art
Concordia University | October 11, 2005
Catherine Wild, Dean of Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Don McLean, Dean of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University will host a special symposium Creating Space for Art, an exciting addition to arts education and research in Canada...[continue]

Musical revival: Marvin Duchow Music Library
McGill University | September 30, 2005
An imposing part of McGill's New Music Building is the three-floor Marvin Duchow Music Library, which due to a severe space crunch was moved to an office tower across Sherbrooke Street 13 years ago....[continue]



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