Open house

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Open House on Jan. 24 saw much more activity than a typical campus Saturday. Departments, labs and lecture halls at Sir George and Loyola were teeming with 3000 prospective students learning about Concordia. During Portfolio Day, nearly 400 potential artists brought in their creative works for appraisal.... - Read more

Biofuel network launched

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Adrian Tsang talks with Katia El Jurdi

The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State for Agriculture, announced $19.9 million in funding over the next three fiscal years for the Cellulosic Biofuels Network (CBN), a major national project focusing on the conversion of agricultural waste into biofuel. The announcement was made Jan. 22 in Quebec City. Serge Laberge and Margaret Gruber from Agriculture... - Read more


Bacteria to the future

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Printed circuits

Last weekend, 20-year old Brazilian model Mariana Bridi died due to rampant infection caused by Pseudomonas aeroginosa. Known to be highly resistant to antibiotics, the bacteria took hold in her system after an initial misdiagnosis delayed appropriate treatment. If recent... - Read more

Copyright implications for document delivery

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Olivier Charbonneau

Professors become emotional when they learn that showing a film in class or posting a PDF on Moodle might violate copyright. Associate Librarian Olivier Charbonneau is reminded of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's five stages of grief. "When I talk to people about... - Read more

Accountancy program granted national accreditation

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On Jan. 8, Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA) presented the John Molson School of Business with its accreditation for our Bachelor of Commerce Program, Major in Accountancy. Accounting students are required to write the two-part national accreditation exam... - Read more


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