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Nov 07, 2019, 14:00 ET A New Strategic Education and Business Partnership, the Industrial Research Chair in Blockchain Technologies, is Launched

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Concordia University, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and its blockchain technology subsidiary, Catallaxy, with the financial support of the Natural Sciences and...


Apr 02, 2019, 11:00 ET Concordia University partners to launch FUSION, the first national skills-development innovation network

Future Skills Canada's $2.5-M project will prepare students for the future economy MONTREAL, April 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Concordia University announced today the launch of a new national network of...


Jan 18, 2019, 11:00 ET Concordia University launches 4TH SPACE -- a dynamic public venue for learning and discovery

The unique platform is designed to inspire researchers and community partners to share their ideas in an 'agile and responsive' environment MONTREAL, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - 4TH SPACE, a dynamic ...


Sep 24, 2018, 06:00 ET Media Invitation - A Canadian first: Concordia University names its faculty of engineering after a woman

Canadian business leader, engineer and philanthropist gives eight-figure donation to fund research and scholarships MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - A Concordia donor, who arrived in Canada...


Jun 28, 2018, 15:15 ET TeamMTL: A joint team from McGill University and Concordia University heads to China for the sustainable home construction competition

MONTRÉAL, June 28, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - After months of preparation, the members of TeamMTL will depart for Dezhou, China, on July 3, 2018, to participate in the Solar Decathlon 2018 competition,...


Nov 02, 2017, 15:30 ET $250-million campaign to advance Concordia University

Business leaders Andrew Molson and Lino Saputo Jr. to co-chair appeal for private support to keep Concordia at the forefront of next-generation research, teaching and learning MONTREAL, Nov. 2, 2017...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Seven-figure gift from Hydro-Québec to Concordia/

Support will benefit three industrial research chairs and dozens of graduate and undergraduate student awards MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Critical research into sustainable energy and...


Oct 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Seven-figure gift from Hydro-Québec to Concordia

Support will benefit three industrial research chairs and dozens of graduate and undergraduate student awards MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Critical research into sustainable energy and...


Sep 28, 2017, 10:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New landmark to be inaugurated: Di-Octo is mesmerizing, kinetic, unique/

Jonathan Wener, BComm 71, and wife Susan Wener donate eight-metre-high kinetic sculpture to city and Concordia for Montreal's 375th and Canada's 150th anniversaries MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW...


Sep 28, 2017, 07:30 ET Media Advisory - New landmark to be inaugurated: Di-Octo is mesmerizing, kinetic, unique

Jonathan Wener, BComm 71, and wife Susan Wener donate eight-metre-high kinetic sculpture to city and Concordia for Montreal's 375th and Canada's 150th anniversaries MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW...


Aug 29, 2017, 11:05 ET Hydro-Québec to sponsor TeamMTL's entry in Solar Decathlon China

McGill University and Concordia University students are teaming up as the sole Canadian entry in the prestigious international housing design competition MONTRÉAL, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ -...


Aug 29, 2017, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Invitation - Hydro-Québec to sponsor Team MTL as Canada's entry in Solar Decathlon China 2018/

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec and TeamMTL, a joint project bringing together students from McGill University and Concordia University, invite media representatives to a news...


Aug 28, 2017, 16:29 ET Media Advisory - Invitation - Hydro-Québec to sponsor Team MTL as Canada's entry in Solar Decathlon China 2018

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec and TeamMTL, a joint project bringing together students from McGill University and Concordia University, invite media representatives to a news...


May 24, 2017, 12:19 ET Concordia and UQAM present four priorities to optimize the potential of Montreal's institutions of higher learning

MONTRÉAL, May 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - In their recent presentation of a joint brief before the Commission sur le développement économique et urbain et l'habitation de la Ville de Montréal, Université ...


Nov 29, 2016, 11:07 ET Media Invitation - Significant new funding for research into smart grid security at Concordia University

MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday, December 1, Concordia University will inaugurate the five-year NSERC/Hydro-Québec Thales Senior Industrial Research Chair on Smart Grid Security....


Oct 18, 2016, 12:00 ET TD Bank Group invests $600,000 to support children's literacy and sustainable internship programs at Concordia

New gift will go towards ABRACADABRA literacy program and sustainable internship program for John Molson School of Business students MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The causes of literacy and...


Sep 28, 2016, 15:10 ET Media advisory - Homa Hoodfar returns to Montreal

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Homa Hoodfar, professor emerita at Concordia University, will meet with journalists tomorrow in the international arrivals area of Montreal-Trudeau airport....


Sep 26, 2016, 11:46 ET Media Advisory - News Conference - Reaction to release of Homa Hoodfar

MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Colleagues of anthropology professor emerita Homa Hoodfar at Concordia University will hold a news conference this afternoon to respond to the news of...


Sep 22, 2016, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Mohammed Fahmy to present a lecture at Concordia University/

MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Mohamed Fahmy, former Cairo bureau chief for Al Jazeera, will give the Homecoming Keynote lecture at Concordia University on September 22. Fahmy will recount...


Sep 13, 2016, 08:00 ET Media Invitation - Mohammed Fahmy to present a lecture at Concordia University

MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Mohamed Fahmy, former Cairo bureau chief for Al Jazeera, will give the Homecoming Keynote lecture at Concordia University on September 22. Fahmy will recount...


Sep 08, 2016, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- News conference - Canada-China International Film Festival launches in Montreal/

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Montreal will be host to a new international film festival as of this fall. The inaugural edition of the Canada-China International Film Festival will be held...


Sep 06, 2016, 10:41 ET Media Invitation - News Conference - Call to action for immediate release of Homa Hoodfar

MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Academics from Concordia University's Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Department of Sociology & Anthropology will address the urgent need for international...


Aug 30, 2016, 11:07 ET News conference - Canada-China International Film Festival launches in Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Montreal will be host to a new international film festival as of this fall. The inaugural edition of the Canada-China International Film Festival will be held...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:46 ET Media Advisory - Montreal Demo Day 2016: 6 accelerators, 18 startups, 1,000 attendees

MONTREAL, June 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Innovation will set the tone for Montreal Demo Day 2016, a forum for creators and entrepreneurs who will pitch local and foreign business leaders, investors and...


May 19, 2016, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Zone Éducation-Culture : a new direction for Bishop Street/

MONTREAL, May 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The City of Montreal, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) and Concordia University will announce the creation of Zone Éducation-Culture, a dynamic new public ...