$2.5 million from BMO

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Visiting the site of the future amphitheatre

Will fund amphitheatre and lecture series BMO Financial Group has given $2.5 million to Concordia to fund the 300-seat hall that will be built over two levels of the new John Molson School of Business on Guy St. at De Maisonneuve Blvd. The donation will also fund a lecture series... - Read more

Dancing in the streets

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WD-40 and Lynx

Urban dancing is creating excitement in Concordia’s Contemporary Dance Department. Silvy Panet-Raymond says break-dancing and hip-hop are influencing dancers with more formal training in classical and contemporary dance — and vice versa. “It's expanding these styles and pushing people to question the physical and esthetic limitations,” she said. “At the same time, contemporary dance gets urban dancers to think... - Read more


Reindeer adaptability

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Robert Weladji

Biologist Robert Weladji says most organisms are more adaptable than we realize, including humans. Originally from the African nation of Cameroon, Weladji is an expert on reindeer populations across northern Europe. “I like challenges,” he said with a smile. “I... - Read more

Sun shines on JMSB building

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Andreas Athienitis

The new John Molson School of Business building will be partly heated and powered by the sun. Solar technology is being developed at the university to make it the first office building of its kind in the world with... - Read more

Control yourself

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Darlene Walsh

You don’t expect a marketing professor to study self-control with the aim of helping us curb it. After all, the whole idea of marketing is to persuade us to buy against our better judgment. Darlene Walsh, who recently joined the... - Read more


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