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Sauvé scholars speak out: Cambodia

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Sauvé Scholars Speak Out is a series of talks that will occur for the rest of the semester. Ten of the 14 scholars will address topics from their home countries. The first talk is "Will there be a fair Khmer Rouge Tribunal?" Panel discussion led by Ana Nov, from Cambodia.

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The Cirque du Soleil scene

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

There won't be fire-breathers or acrobats, but the circus is coming to town. Luc Plamondon, v.p. production, and his assistant, Gabriel Pinkstone from the famed Montreal troupe Cirque du Soleil, will be speaking about architecture and scenography at McGill on February 3.

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Students with axes to grind

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.

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Grazing

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Casanova-smooth lattés, simple lunch fare and bite-sized delectable cookies await those who enter the minimalist café Nocochi.

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Hanging

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

French collector Daniel Rozensztroch's eclectic collection of hangers from 1850-2000 will be on display until February 22, at Université du Québec à Montréal's design centre.

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Survival in Las Vegas

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Eyal Baruch's wind-tunnel navigating abilities recently won him a trip to Vegas. He gives the dirt on how to survive on the cheap in Sin City.

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MNI researcher earns rare distinction

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Dr Brenda Milner, PhD'52, DSc'91, is the first researcher from outside the United States to receive the National Academy of Sciences Award in the Neurosciences, awarded for "extraordinary contributions" to the field.

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Sleep disorder sufferers will get help faster

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Dr Robert Brouillette, MUHC pediatrician and professor of Pediatrics at McGill, has developed a test, and a protocol, that will get children with the severest cases of sleep apnea treated quickly.

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Rat research helps us understand child development

Fri, 2004-01-16 (All day)

A group of McGill researchers has been looking at the effects of an enriched environment for rats that had been separated from their mothers."The study offers intriguing ideas to those working in the early childhood field," says Janice MacAulay, Acting Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs.

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Convocations Spring 2004

Wed, 2004-02-04 (All day)

This year's convocation ceremonies for faculties on both the downtown campus and Macdonald campus will take place outdoors under a canopy.

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