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April 2021

Freestyle skier and Concordian soars closer to the Beijing Winter Olympics

Aerospace engineering student Marion Thénault wins first career aerials gold.

Film shortlisted for Oscar nomination has Concordia connection

Night of the Kings was co-produced by alumnus Yanick Létourneau’s Peripheria production company

Handheld device takes aim at detecting COVID-19

Anas Alazzam, PhD 10, traces his passion for mini-devices back to Concordia.

John Molson School of Business earns a gender-parity certification

The Women in Governance honour recognizes organizations’ commitment to creating ‘a pipeline of female talent’

Meet the grad bringing mentorship to the arts

Mentorly co-founder Katherine Macnaughton, BA 07, connects creative and business worlds.

Brittney Canda, BFA 17, wins U.K. Music Video Award for best choreography

Her work is also nominated for Music Video of the Year at this year’s Juno Awards.

‘Sir George welcomed me with open arms’

At age 96, grateful grad Robert Kouri, BSc 48, BA 50, wants to give back.

‘My education equipped me with the building blocks I needed’

Michael Padvaiskas Ackerman, BComm 86, EMBA 96, helps life-saving medical innovations reach Latin America.

Family ties to Concordia inspire $20,000 gift in support of Stingers hockey

Mike Devereux, BA 04: ‘Concordia was the place where I grew up.’

6 women in executive positions at Concordia share their journeys

WATCH: This Women & Leadership webinar explores the dangers of the “glass cliff”, the importance of networking, challenges encountered by Indigenous women in executive positions, strategies to overcome gender bias, and the difference between a mentor and a sponsor.


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