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Le physicien philosophe

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Selon Mario Bunge de McGill, un philosophe qui a passé des décennies à décoder la physique quantique, les meilleurs scientifiques carburent à l'imagination tandis que les meilleurs spécialistes des sciences sociales s'attirent de puissants ennemis.

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The Story of the Three Bares

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

The brainchild of a piano prodigy. The creation of a super-rich sculptress. Discover the naked truth about a campus landmark that has been part of the McGill scenery for eight decades.

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The Troublesome Ethics of Biosecurity

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

The new term "biosecurity" reflects a growing awareness that rapid developments in life sciences and biomedical research offer not only the potential for great benefits, but also the possibility of misuse to cause deliberate harm.

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Home Away From Home

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Nadege Conger, MBA'90, oversees Sabbaticalhomes.com, a website that helps professors and other university staffers find, rent or swap homes away from home.

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Dental Detective

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Robert Dorion, DDS'72, one of only five accredited forensic odontologists in Canada, is doing his part to train the next generation. Last fall, he set up the world's first online course in forensic dentistry, and this year he published a textbook on bitemark evidence.

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Ping-pong and Politics

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Canada's justice minister, Irwin Cotler, BA'61, BCL'64, took time out from politics to participate in the 17th Maccabiah Games in Israel from July 11 to 21.

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Clean Sweep

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

As part of the McGill in the Community initiative, about 50 undergrads cleaned up the streets and alleys of the "McGill Ghetto," east of campus.

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Producer Pow-Wows

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Hollywood filmmaker Jake Eberts, BEng'62, has teamed up with six family members - all McGill grads - to create the Eberts Endowment, a four-year renewable program worth more than $600,000 that is intended to attract and support McGill's indigenous students.

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No Space for Mistakes

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

Julie Payette, BEng'86, DSc'03, was the Capsule Communicator - CAPCOM in space-speak - on the recent Discovery mission.

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Getting off to a Fresh Start

Tue, 2005-10-11 16:30

McGill's new Arts Legacy program is designed to help first-year Arts students get their post-secondary studies off to a solid start before selecting a major.

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