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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.

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.

Isabel Dunnigan assumes a pivotal role as the new director of Concordia’s Centre for Continuing Education

Isabel Dunnigan assumes a pivotal role as the new director of Concordia’s Centre for Continuing Education

May 19, 2015

Her leadership and experience will support the centre’s ongoing mission to provide traditional and innovative programming.

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.

Board ratifies agreement for USW-Loyola ahead of schedule

Board ratifies agreement for USW-Loyola ahead of schedule

May 21, 2015

Concordia’s Board ratifies agreement-in-principle with Métallos Loyola before expiration of current agreement.

Concordia awards 6 new honorary doctorates

Concordia awards 6 new honorary doctorates

May 13, 2015

The distinguished recipients include a First Nations activist, a concert violinist and a leader in the global fight against climate change.



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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.
What these kids are looking for, in a sense, is a thrill, having a meaningful life, contributing to something worthwhile. But they haven't developed, in many cases, critical thinking skills to be able to sift out extreme views or extremist perspectives on either religion or political situations.
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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