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CaPS hosts workshops as part of “Work Your B.A.” conference

The “Work Your B.A.” conference took place from Jan. 25 to Feb. 2. It organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS), aiming to educate students in the Faculty of Arts about different career paths they can follow upon completing their Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. The “B.A. Lawyer. Is… Keep Reading

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McGill takes the stage at Davos

From Jan. 17 to 20, McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland to discuss labour markets for post-secondary graduates and to present research on sustainability and global connectivity. Fortier was accompanied by Professor Andrew Gonzalez of the Department of Biology, Assistant Professor Graham MacDonald of the Department… Keep Reading

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Spousal hiring at McGill

A professor, who is remaining anonymous, was previously a faculty lecturer at McGill University. From her perspective, she had done everything that was expected of a good academic. She had good student reviews, published papers, and made presentations at international conferences. So when she was suddenly told that McGill would not renew her contract, she… Keep Reading

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Let’s keep talking: Mental Health Awareness Week at McGill

From Jan. 23 to 29, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) held workshops, screened movies, and distributed cupcakes in order to spark conversation about mental health across campus during the fourth annual Mental Health Awareness Week. There were several additional contributors to the campaign this year, including the Peer Support Centre, the McGill Office… Keep Reading

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SSMU to assist clubs, independent student groups in transitions

On April 7, 2016, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Services Review Committee and the Board of Directors (BoD) prompted seven student groups to change their status within the SSMU structure. The Savoy Society, Elections SSMU, First Year Council, and the McGill International Student Network lost their status as independent student groups (ISG) and… Keep Reading

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Senate Report on CAMSR Open Forums on Sustainability seeks to address participant frustrations

At the Jan. 18 meeting of the McGill Senate, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi presented a Report on the McGill Committee to Advise on Matters of Social Responsibility’s (CAMSR) September Open Forums on Sustainability and a written response to its recommendations. In addition, senators addressed questions submitted by Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU)… Keep Reading

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Uncover McGill hosts dialogue on justice and forgiveness

Uncover McGill, a series of talks across six days aimed at sparking conversations about spirituality-related topics among members of the McGill community began on Jan. 16. The first day’s panel, “A Dialogue on God”, hosted in the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) ballroom, discussed the meaning of forgiveness and justice among the three monotheistic… Keep Reading

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McGill Faculty of Law introduces intensive course on indigenous law

After its holiday break, the Faculty of Law launched a week-long intensive course on indigenous law as part of its mandatory first-year Integration Workshop. The first of its kind at McGill, the course sets out to introduce first-year law students to indigenous legal tradition. The 2015 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) called… Keep Reading

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