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The scholarly side of Minecraft, Bollywood and professional wrestling

The scholarly side of Minecraft, Bollywood and professional wrestling

March 24, 2015

March 25-29: Concordia is hosting a major cinema and media studies conference.

Powered by team spirit

Powered by team spirit

March 24, 2015

Concordians climbed the podium twice at the international SAE Aero Design Competition.

Exams and the new Student Information System

Exams and the new Student Information System

March 25, 2015

Process improvements provide relief for the Examinations Office and departments.

A new student-powered video game about sexual consent

A new student-powered video game about sexual consent

March 23, 2015

"In Tune" encourages its players to define and assert their boundaries.

The crafty business of Etsy

The crafty business of Etsy

March 23, 2015

A Concordia scholar takes a look at the popular online marketplace.

A startup approach to improving MRIs

A startup approach to improving MRIs

March 23, 2015

A Concordia-based interdisciplinary team is competing for the chance to bring a new invention to market.



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As a signatory of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Canada is expected to not turn a blind eye to massive human suffering. (…)To Mr. Mulcair and Mr. Trudeau: isolationism and humanitarian aid will do nothing to stop ISIS’ atrocities or protect Canada. Religious extremism is the defining issue of our time. Do not wallow in denial for political gain.
Cities face multiple complex challenges, including infrastructure deficits, homelessness, and extreme weather events. Nonetheless, they offer the scale needed for transformative change — large enough to matter, but small enough to manage. And if there is one civic institution that can catalyze that change, it is the university.

 Stephen Huddart, the future of learning.

If you look at all new (small) business out of 100, after a year there are 75 left and after 10 years, just 20. (…) These businesses really rely on customers coming in and if there’s something impacting that volume then it makes a real difference. These are things the business owner has no control over.
Dropbox’s rather simple checker is quite effective in analysing passwords, and is possibly a step towards the right direction. Any word commonly found in the dictionary will automatically be caught by the Dropbox meter and highlighted as weak. That automatically prompts users to think beyond familiar phrases when creating passwords


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