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Far and away

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Internships, field studies and international exchanges are a growing incentive for students to stray off campus in order to find themselves.

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Senate: A moving (and seconding) occasion

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

In his swan song as a staff reporter, Reynolds paints a loving, if somewhat wistful, portrait of the last Senate meeting of the academic year.

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Around campus

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Job interview techniques, cancer-fighting cookies, McGill's maples and other trees, Haida art and philosophy and the lowdown on sexual harassment.

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Celebrate... Savour this day

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Photos of the big Convocation day. One thing: what's up with those funny hats?

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MUHC researchers link asthma drugs and cataracts in seniors

Fri, 2006-06-02 08:30

Researchers from the MUHC have found that elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma who take medication to prevent their attacks face an increased risk of developing cataracts.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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The MUHC launches call for tenders: Professionals needed for $1.579B project

Fri, 2006-06-02 12:00

As part of its two-campus Redevelopment Project, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) launched today the call for tender process to hire the master teams responsible for project management, architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as civil and structural engineering.

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Contact: Judith Horrell
Organization: MUHC Redevelopment Project
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934
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Gone swimmin'

Sat, 2006-06-03 12:00

A mechanical hexapod called Aqua is the latest in a series of seagoing robots being developed by a McGill research group. The goal? To develop an underwater vehicle that can autonomously explore and collect data in aquatic environments while surviving the harsh saltwater conditions and often turbulent waters of the open sea. Aqua's builders are tackling one of the most challenging topics in robotics: integrating vision and locomotion into an amphibious machine that can determine what it is "seeing," where it is, and where it is going.

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Shot in the head, for a reason

Tue, 2006-06-06 12:00

McGill scientists find mucus is the key to a bizarre mating ritual. By shooting a "love dart," the male snail is injecting its partner with a compound that ensures that more sperm survives. Dr. Ronald Chase and Katrina C. Blanchard's report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society is discussed in the New York Times.

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MUHC announces a transplant first in Quebec

Wed, 2006-06-07 12:00

Doctors at the MUHC have announced Quebec's first successful combined heart/liver transplant.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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10 Years of Miracles - and we are celebrating!

Fri, 2006-06-09 09:00

The McGill Reproductive Centre (MRC) is celebrating 10 Years of Miracles.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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