Canada and China: Interconnected

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Bethune statue to be moved

In 1975, some people wanted to name this place Norman Bethune University. However, “Concordia” was chosen instead. The charismatic surgeon’s reputation has gone up and down dramatically since his death in China in 1939 from blood poisoning. The mid-’70s were probably its apex, both in Canada, where his left-wing politics... - Read more

Potential of particles

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Rolf Wüthrich

In engineering, innovation requires combining pure science with real world application. Rolf Wüthrich (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) is looking to do just that. His research into the effective production of nanoparticles may one day have us driving more energy- efficient, cleaner-fuel-burning cars. It has already won him a 2007-2008 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. Nanoresearchers work in the world of the... - Read more


Public intellectuals fêted at fall convocation

Honorary doctorates of law will be awarded at fall convocation ceremonies on Nov. 11 to an art historian and a writer-activist. For more than 25 years, Charles C. Hill has been Curator of Canadian Art for the National Gallery of... - Read more

Marking a decade of research innovation

Speeches, a tour and an award ceremony marked a decade of partnership with the Canada Foundation for Innovation on Oct. 29. Eliot Phillipson, president and CEO of CFI, spoke at the tenth anniversary event, remarking that the $24 million accorded... - Read more

New dean sees JMSB taking off

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JMSB Dean Sanjay Sharma

Sanjay Sharma has only been on the job for two months, but he has already met between 50 and 60 business people and hundreds of faculty members and students. His working day starts at 7 a.m., and on the rare... - Read more


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