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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 3 / March 14, 2013

CE January 19
CE course January 19th, 2013


March 20th  CIHR Open Forum with Jane Aubin, 3 pm. More info
March 26th  Special Student-Hosted Research Seminar, "Proteomic approaches to elucidate molecular interactions at salivary interfaces." More info
March 28th  Research Day. More info

April 5th & 6th  CE course, "Creating Endodontic Excellence and Shaping and Cleaning Workshop." More info
April 20th  CE course, "Optimizing Esthetic Outcomes with Anterior Single Tooth Implants," 8:00am - 4:30pm. More info

SAVE THE DATE - May 11th  Annual Graduating Class Roast, Le Windsor Ballroom, 6:30pm-1:00am


Share the warmth
Share the Warmth / Photo Ioana Dumitru

March 21st  Outreach Clinic, MGH. Schedule

Important Calendar Dates

August 19th  DMD III start date


Ottawa Women Dentists Study Club Annual Bursary. More info

Nominations for Most Valuable Person Award: Deadline March 15thMore info

Nominations for Research Day 2014 Co-Chair: Deadline March 15thMore info
Participate in Montreal’s first Sharing Smiles DayMore info

Enter the 2013 Dobson Cup on March 26 for your chance to win over $60,000 in prizes and mentorship from successful entrepreneurs. Watch the video here.


Dr. Norman Miller has been appointed as Faculty Advisor for DMD students to help with academic, social and personal problems. His role is to manage issues in a non-official manner. Discussions with Dr. Miller are confidential. He can be reached at: (514) 398-5384 and
To all students: Please note that requests for transcripts must be made through Minerva. Step by step details
Reminder : 2012 Tuition Tax slips are now available on Minerva.

Innovation and Excellence

D Saleh at 2013 table clinics
D. Salah at 2013 Table Clinics
Congratulations to Daniel Salah who has been nominated by the Faculty to present his research at the 49th Annual Dental Students’ Conference on Research in Gaithersburg and Bethesda, Maryland, on April 21-23. More info

Dr. Jean-Marc Retrouvey on tour with l’Ordre des dentistes du Québec in Granby, QC, on March 15th. View presentation

Dr. Marc McKee will be representing our Faculty at the 2013 Bravo Event on March 14th. More info

Did you know?

March 14th is Pi Day ... also Albert Einstein’s birthday!

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter π) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant - the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter - which is approximately 3.14159. If you hold a mirror up to 3.14, it spells PIE!

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McGill-Wide Announcements

Dr. Suzanne Fortier to be McGill’s 17th Principal: More info

OSD presents Disabilities Awareness Week, March 18-22: More info

March 18: Gardening workshop, How does your garden grow? Are you eager to grow a garden but intimidated by the thought of growing vegetables from seed? This hands-on, noon-hour workshop on March 18, organized by the Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (GIMI) and sponsored by McGill’s Sustainability Project Fund, is designed for beginners. More info
Text messaging service to receive info regarding cancelled Fitness and Recreation classes and Intramural scheduling changes. To sign up, go to and click on the cell phone icon on thered bar at the bottom of the screen.
Walksafe is a free night time accompaniement service available to McGill staff, students and other residents of the Island of Montreal. More info

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