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.
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.
Casanova-smooth lattés, simple lunch fare and bite-sized delectable cookies await those who enter the minimalist café Nocochi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This year's convocation ceremonies for faculties on both the downtown campus and Macdonald campus will take place outdoors under a canopy.
Internationally recognized expert on inclusive education Robert Slee came all the way from sunny Australia to become Dean of the Faculty of Education.