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The body's mind

Thu, 2004-11-11 (All day)

Philosopher Daniel Dennett will be giving the Montreal Neurological Institute's Wilder Penfield Lecture, entitled "My Body Has a Mind of its Own."

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Improving health care for anglos

Thu, 2004-11-25 (All day)

Health Canada has given the Faculty of Arts $11.5 million to help improve health and social services for anglophone communities in Quebec's regions.

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Quebec studies at McGill

Thu, 2004-11-25 (All day)

McGill's busy Quebec Studies Program allows students and researchers to combine disciplines in a fertile ground for studying North America's largest French jurisdiction.

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McGill mourns Phyllis Shapiro

Thu, 2004-11-25 (All day)

Phyllis Shapiro, McGill education professor and wife of Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, passed away November 20 after a brief battle with cancer.

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Judy Dear: Giving at the office

Thu, 2004-11-25 (All day)

As chair of McGill's Centraide campaign, Judy Dear is putting in 12-hour days. She's also the chair of the Management Forum. Remarkably, she says she isn't stressed.

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Culture and psychiatry

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.

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New federal funding for graduate students

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.

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Maintenance at McGill

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

McGill's current tally of deferred maintenance is currently $165-million. It's an uphill battle to catch up on the work, complicated by McGill's many heritage buildings.

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Leah Tivoli: returns to her roots through food

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

MSE student Leah Tivoli feeds the masses.

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Sonenberg the science of translation

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

Nahum Sonenberg's work in translation control mechanisms -- the means by which our genes make proteins -- has taken him in interesting and unexpected directions, from cancer, to obesity to virology.

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