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Black history at McGill

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Art history and communications professor Charmaine Nelson felt that McGill should host a conference on the Black experience in Canada. The result is "Ebony Roots: Northern Soil," a conference that will bring experts on Black history, culture and race relations from all over North America to McGill.

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Focus on the environment

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

There's a lot to consider when making a place as big and diverse as McGill more environmentally friendly -- everything from paper purchases to road salt must be considered. Kathleen Ng, McGill's environmental officer, said much has been done, but there are always ways to improve.

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Anita Cotic: Videostreams to airwaves

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Assistant producer in IMS, Cotic films and records all kinds of events for McGill. She also has her own radio show on CKUT.

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Extreme makeover, Canadian style

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

McGill architecture students took on a cool new project in Quebec City's Ice Hotel.

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Now hear this: Auditory scene analysis

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Psychology professor Albert Bregman is an expert on how the brain can distinguish different sounds among a cacophony.

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Digging up the dirt

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Natural resource sciences professor William Hendershot wants us to rethink how we clean up industrial sites contaminated with metal. Sometimes, he says, it's best to bury the problem.

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No expiry on dreams

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Laurie Gottlieb believes that middle age can be just the beginning. Her book "No Expiry Date: A Practical and Inspirational Way for Women to Take Charge of their Futures" features academic theory and interviews with over 100 women.

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Behind the scenes at McGill's Open House

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

For every person greeting potential students visiting campus for McGill's Open House, there are another 20 who helped make the event happen.

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Senate: Stats, funds and calendar dates

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Senate discussed the calendar of dates, new funding in social sciences, and what the university really thinks of the Maclean's rankings.

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Sweetie pi

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Rebecca Tyson, one of the authors of "The Mathematics of Marriage," will deliver the Cutting Edge Lecture in Science February 10.

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