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GlaxoSmithKline honours Sir William Osler

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

For the GlaxoSmithKline vaccines clinical working group meeting held in Montreal, Craig Laferriere -- the company's therapy area leader of vaccines for Canada -- organized a pilgrimage to the resting place of Sir William Osler. Here, Laferriere unveils a donation of $1,000, happily received by Osler librarian Pam Miller on October 15.

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MUNACA members protest the administration position in contract negotiations

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

Despite the cold, blowing rain, hundreds of MUNACA members turned up at the Roddick Gates on October 21 to express their displeasure with the administration's position on contract negotiation. Chanting slogans and wielding placards, the demonstrators marched from the gates to demonstrate in front of the James Administration building. MUNACA represents 1,500 clerical and technical staff, library assistants and nurses. The university is asking staff to work more hours and has proposed eliminating some paid holidays.

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Revolutionary art

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

Art history professor Francesca Dal Lago studies Chinese art -- from the propaganda posters of the Cultural Revolution to the punk ethos of the more recent era.

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Home is where the harm is

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

Home or hazard? The Office of Science in Society set out to answer that question: you may never look at your Teddy bear the same way again.

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The Amazing Spiderman

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

Professor Chris Buddle says our eight legged friends are an important indicator of the world's ecological health. Charlotte would be pleased.

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The art of living in residence

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

It takes a special kind of person to willingly agree to spend years living with the company of a couple of hundred first year students, but that is just what the hall directors of the residence system are doing.

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Senate report (October 15)

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

The Principal presented her achievements and plans, questions about tuition and a report on gender balance.

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King of radio gives Massey

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

Novelist Tom King comes to campus as a Massey lecturer.

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Quebec's experience of war

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

A new exhibit at the McCord is introduced with a round table on Quebec's response to war over the years.

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Family matters in film

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

The NFB screens "Multiple Choices" about the changing family.

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