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Men’s rugby Concordia 13 Bishop’s 10 A second half comeback propelled the underdog Stingers into the RSEQ finals.…

ConU’s Ronald Rudin receives Trudeau Foundation Fellowship Award

What would you do with $225,000? For Concordia history professor Ronald Rudin, the answer to this question is getting clearer and clearer each day. Rudin is a recipient of the Trudeau Foundation Fellowship Award, a distinction awarded to five individuals each fall based on their achievements in research, creativity and social commitment.
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Teachers learn from teachers

How should teachers assess the way their students learn? How can they ensure that they are providing meaningful feedback? These are only a few of the questions answered by the panel of experts featured in the Colloquium on Effective Assessment Practices, held at Concordia last Tuesday.

How do you feel about the shuttle?

Starting next month, students, faculty, and other university employees will be able to voice their concerns about Concordia’s shuttle bus service through a framework of petitions and surveys created by the Concordia Student Union and the university. Organized by the CSU and Allégo Concordia, a Sustainable Concordia initiative which promotes sustainable transportation on campus, the survey will run from November until January and will evaluate the level of satisfaction with the shuttle bus that connects the downtown campus to Loyola.

BoG cancellation reason ‘vague’: student reps

The cancellation of this Wednesday’s Board of Governors meeting has student representatives searching for a concrete reason, while the administration has remained vague about the decision. An Oct. 7 email sent to all governors by Danielle Tessier, director of board and senate administration, indicated that the Oct. 20 meeting had been cancelled “due to potential quorum issues.”
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Quebec receives a chunk of Canadian research grants

Quebec universities are the recipients of 50 new Canada Research Chairs, a sizable chunk of the 253 federally-sponsored research grants awarded across the country. The total cost of the funding is just under $204 million, of which Quebec will get 30 per cent.