JMSB building gets an A

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JMSB construction moves onward and upward.

The new John Molson School of Business Building is a little more than half-finished, and the good news is that it’s on schedule, within budget, and green. The concrete structure is virtually complete, with all 16 floors poured. Now the focus goes into finishing the interior. The number of... - Read more

Town halls air concerns

Four open meetings were held over the past two weeks to discuss the university’s future. While the discussions were thoughtful and constructive, they were tinged with worry and expressions of concern. The town hall meetings were called by the senior administration to solicit comments on five provisional statements developed by the Senate Committee on Academic Planning and Priorities (SCAPP) as... - Read more


A CSME year

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Lyes Kadem

As Lyes Kadem (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) pointed out, it’s clearly his CSME year. Only 18 months out from finishing his postdoc, the assistant professor has received two awards from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. The I.W. Smith... - Read more

Studying gender in the academy

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Simone de Beauvoir

As the Simone de Beauvoir Institute marks three decades of women’s studies at Concordia, researchers from across the university spent two days together sharing their work and contemplating the future of feminist research here. The interdisciplinary initiative brought professors... - Read more

‘Take a SIP!’ says program director

David Howes did not expect to become involved in an academic discussion about interdisciplinarity when he visited a storage facility while moving house last week. “The manager of the facility recognized my name because a friend had told her to... - Read more


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