The Seagram Sports Science Centre acquires a hyperbaric oxygen chamber to research sport-related injuries.
A generous gift of $1.5 million from the Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation results in the creation of a Chair in Chinese Cultural Studies.
Nobel Peace laureate Joseph Rotblat will speak tonight at McGill on "Preservation of humankind in the nuclear age."
The 8th International Symposium on Spermatology is taking place in Montreal from August 17-22, 1998. Experts will meet to discuss their latest findings about the male reproductive cell and the alarming decrease in sperm count observed worldwide.
The McGill Mini-Med School, a first in Canada, starts October 17 and runs for eight consecutive weeks. To meet the demand, Dr Abraham Fuks, dean of the Faculty of Medicine, hopes the highly-popular course can be offered on a regular basis in the years to come.
Chapters Inc. bookstores takes over the management of the McGill bookstore.
A new study describes the economic impact of McGill University on the provincial economy.
Dr Ratna Ghosh has been appointed new dean of the Faculty of Education. Her mandate begins July 1, 1998.
The 14th World Congress of Sociology is being held from July 26 to August 1, 1998, and will focus on Social knowledge: Heritage, challenges, perspectives.
Thanks to the generosity of the Edward Bronfman Family Foundation, the School of Social Work promotes awareness of issues surrounding disability through an annual seminar and through new courses on disability and rehabilitation.