Largest Congress ever

Concordia welcomes nearly 9 000 delegates

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It’s official: Concordia hosted the largest Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the conference’s 79-year history. From May 28 to June 4, 8 880 delegates from 70 academic associations descended upon the university. This year’s total attendance edged out the previous record holder, the 2008 Congress at UBC,... - Read more

A launch pad to success

Inaugural Bronfman fellowship supports emerging artists

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As a recipient of the inaugural Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art, graduating MFA student Steve Bates readily acknowledges how fortunate he is. “They have designed the perfect award for someone in my position – making the transition between being a student and artist,” he says of the prestigious fellowship valued at up to $55 000. “I’m not... - Read more


Celebrating alumni and supporters

Concordia University Alumni Association annual awards banquet

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Even though more than 275 people packed the elegant Hyatt Regency Montreal ballroom May 17, the room had a family feel. The occasion was the 19th Alumni Recognition Awards Banquet hosted by the Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA). Local... - Read more

Human Rights Day begins Congress with a sense of hope

A day to reflect and look forward

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It was a day of powerful stories, of striking images, of solemn perspective. The first day of Congress 2010, Human Rights Day on May 28 attracted nearly 700 attendees (many of whom were Congress delegates). This was the most... - Read more

From Montreal to Shanghai

In relationship between cities Concordia lives up to its name

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Expo 2010 is taking place just as host Shanghai and sister city Montreal celebrate their 25-year relationship. As Montreal sent a delegation and opened an exhibit at Expo to renew old bonds, Concordia made its presence felt and two... - Read more


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