This press release contains a list of key researchers in the field of HIV/AIDS.
The Mouvement Desjardins offers a major donation to support the Quebec Studies Program at McGill.
Dr Brian Alters is appointed director of the science education programs in the Faculty of Education at McGill University.
Charlotte Bunch, author on feminism and human rights, will give this year's Muriel Roscoe Lecture on "Women's rights as human rights: Directions for the future."
The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections of McGill University Libraries hosts a reception to mark the re-opening of the department. A special exhibition, "The Brownie World of Palmer Cox," is the main feature of the celebration.
McGill University has decided to award four honorary degrees to leaders in the fields of health, performing arts, law and politics at the Fall 1997 convocation ceremony.
The revolutionary housing concept developed by Dr Avi Friedman, director of the McGill School of Architecture Affordable Homes Program, receives much support by local contractors and governmental agencies. The exciting new project explores new export potential in Mexico.
A new MBA program with an international business specialization is now offered in Tokyo, Japan, by the Faculty of Management of McGill University.
McGill researchers present their findings on brain patterns seen in deaf people using sign language and in hearing people. This important research, which aims at mapping the specific regions of the brain involved in language processing, will be presented at an upcoming neurosciences conference in the United States.
Dame Cicely Saunders, a pioneer in palliative care, will visit McGill to deliver a Beatty Memorial Lecture entitled "Lessons in living from the dying."