A chat with this year’s three Tomlinson Prize winners

Andrew Hendry , Department of Biology Tell us about your current research. In essence, my research is trying to understand how ecology and evolution interact. So trying to understand how ecological differences in the environment shape the evolutionary trajectories of populations and shape evolutionary diversification, that’s the origins of biodiversity. On the[Read More…]

A chat with this year’s three Tomlinson Prize winners

Andrew Hendry , Department of Biology Tell us about your current research. In essence, my research is trying to understand how ecology and evolution interact. So trying to understand how ecological differences in the environment shape the evolutionary trajectories of populations and shape evolutionary diversification, that’s the origins of biodiversity. On[Read More…]

Senate discusses future of education

Last Wednesday’s Senate meeting featured much discussion on improving teaching and learning at McGill, as well as a report from enrolment services on recruitment and retention. While the meeting was closed to outside observers other than members of the campus media and incoming senators, the proceedings were made available to[Read More…]

Montreal students launch UniYu

A group of Montreal students have launched a new university-centric website which encourages students to share advice on professors, classes, and student groups. The site, called UniYu, launched a beta version last week. Unlike existing online resources, which often only focus either on note-sharing or course advice, UniYu hopes to[Read More…]

SUS holds GA on tuition increases

Anna Katycheva / McGill Tribune Last Friday evening the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) held a General Assembly (GA) to discuss motions related to the Quebec-wide student strike movement opposing tuition increases. The SUS does not typically hold GAs open to its members and last week’s assembly occurred as a result[Read More…]

Montreal-based firm unveils new crowdsourcing app

echoer.com Have you ever wondered what others around you in public spaces are thinking? Ever wanted to let fellow mall-goers know just how terrible you found a meal at the food court? A Montreal-based startup has just launched an innovative new mobile application which hopes to forever change the face[Read More…]

Senate discusses James Admin occupation and its causes

The Feb. 15 meeting of McGill’s Senate included discussions on Principal Heather Munroe-Blum’s responses to Dean Jutras’ recommendations regarding the events of Nov. 10 and the administration’s refusal of the CKUT and QPIRG fall referenda results. Closed to the public, the senate meeting appeared to be a response to events[Read More…]

SSMU GA loses quorum after passing two motions

Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune SSMU’s Winter General Assembly struggled to maintain quorum on Feb. 1, barely reaching the 100 undergraduates needed to render votes binding. Two motions were voted on as a binding assembly, while the remaining were voted on as a consultative body. A motion from the floor[Read More…]

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