Concordia's Thursday Report

Vol. 28, No.11

March 4, 2004

Photo of group in front of new bus

A new look for Concordia’s shuttle buses was celebrated this week. Seen above are Manager of Distribution and Transportation Pat Pietromonaco, Vice-Rector Services Michael Di Grappa, Provost Jack Lightstone, Senior Graphic Designer Chris Alleyne (whose art is featured on the buses), Marketing Communications Director Sandra Spina and Rector Frederick Lowy.
Photo by Andrew Dobrowolskyj

Linguists speechless: $2.5 million grant

Concordia’s linguistics program continues to soar, most recently with a high-profile participation in a project awarded a five-year $2.5-million grant by Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

The grant, the maximum handed out by the federal agency, goes to a project directed by Université de Québec à Montréal linguist Anne-Marie Di Sciullo that aims to chart the cognitive basis of language. “Each language might use some building blocks and not others... More


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Photo of Martin Singer

Martin Singer

Martin Singer named Provost

Concordia's Board of Governors has approved the recommendation of an advisory search committee to appoint Martin Singer, currently Dean of Arts and Science, as Provost, for a five-year term beginning June 1, 2004.

The Provost is the senior academic officer of the university. More