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A space renaissance is right around the corner

A space renaissance is right around the corner

May 26, 2015

Don't miss a public lecture on June 3 by alumnus James Kass about the future of interstellar exploration.

10 new curriculum proposals power Concordia classroom innovation

10 new curriculum proposals power Concordia classroom innovation

May 25, 2015

University's fund supports the next generation of course and program transformations.

Beyond the poppy: a new method of opium production

Beyond the poppy: a new method of opium production

May 19, 2015

Discovery by researchers from Concordia and Berkeley could lead to the synthetic manufacturing of painkillers and other drugs.

‘There is nobility in teaching’

‘There is nobility in teaching’

May 26, 2015

The Faculty of Fine Arts recognizes two outstanding professors.

The car that's 135 times more powerful than an F1 racer

The car that's 135 times more powerful than an F1 racer

May 12, 2015

It's Grand Prix time again. Register now for JMSB's business-engineering symposium — and stop by on June 3 to see the world’s fastest automobile.

Accomplished scholar and academic leader Rebecca Taylor Duclos appointed dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts

Accomplished scholar and academic leader Rebecca Taylor Duclos appointed dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts

May 21, 2015

Duclos brings an interdisciplinary mindset, a strong international profile and a proven track record of strategic leadership to the position.



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Israel and Saudi Arabia have no diplomatic relations, but this should not prevent them from coordinating regional security. Both understand that there is no alternative superpower in the region to the US. Their future challenge is how to avoid past mistakes, such as the US over reaction in invading Iraq, or its under reaction, as in the case of the Syrian civil war and Iran’s nuclear project.
Admittedly, these conversations aren’t easy. But the conversation I had with my father wasn’t that hard, either. (…) As I said to my father, “Don’t you want to make these decisions yourself? If you don’t make them, someone else will, and there’s no guarantee that someone else will respect your wishes.” Have the conversation. It’s a matter of life and death.
Historically there is a belief that if you choose someone from an ethnic minority group you risk alienating other ethnic minority groups . . . therefore they (political parties) are hesitant, but it just doesn’t work that way(…)The change will just happen as the younger generation, who is colour blind or gender blind, start to be the elites.
Sans doute que beaucoup d’individus s’identifient à cette vision des rapports hommes-femmes, mais des données scientifiques montantes montrent qu’une masse critique d’hommes et de femmes la rejettent (…) Beaucoup d’hommes refusent de vivre juste pour la bière et le sport. Ces hommes apprivoisent la cuisine, prennent soin de leur corps, valorisent davantage la communication et la réflexion. Ces hommes ne sont pas des hommes féminisés. Ils reflètent les réalités de notre époque.


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