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What’s in a Symbol? Taking Representation and Visibility Seriously on Campus and in Curricula

10 Jul 2017

In just two months, McGill has made many aesthetic changes on and around our downtown campus. Flags of the world frame both sides of the Roddick Gates, and twelve sculptures inspired by the...

Helping Graduate Students Go the Extra Mile

7 Jul 2017

Few can say they’ve spent their entire adulthood studying and working in one place. At yet, here at McGill, we have Kendall and Faith Wallis – both multiple McGill alumni – who have called the...

Canada 150: What does it mean?

7 Jul 2017

What does it mean to be Canadian? Is the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation a milestone to be celebrated, or rather a moment for much needed reflection about the direction in which Canada...

Digging into Data: Toward a new understanding of the Arts

6 Jul 2017

While artificial intelligence is infiltrating most areas of our lives and work, many people see it as tool for and of science – largely useful to programmers and data scientists, certainly not for...

Don’t Blame the System, Make the System

6 Jul 2017

Lounging in the back yard of his converted duplex after a round of outdoor job hunting, a Styrofoam package of butter chicken in hand, Abdoulaye Mouflet doesn’t seem so different from your typical...

Writing Through Transition

8 Jun 2017

When political science Professor Juliet Johnson was in high school, she wanted to be a biochemist. In fact, she’s pretty sure the reason she was accepted into Stanford was because she won the...


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