Nearly 5,000 students are receiving hard-earned recognition at one of nine convocations at McGill this spring. During each ceremony, the University will also confer honorary degrees on a wide range of individuals. Whether they are Oscar winners or best-selling authors, the list of 14 recipients is impressive.
Too many Canadians have lost their teeth. That's why about 175 dentists, dental students and technicians are gathering at McGill University, from May 24 to 25, to learn the latest facts on tooth loss and its negative impacts on health.
Mount Royal is for all Montréalers, a distinctive and cherished feature of their environment.
Mount Royal is for all Montrealers, a distinctive and cherished feature of their environment. After the Sulpician Fathers, McGill University, which was founded in 1821, can reasonably claim to be the second oldest continuous resident of the southern slope of the mountain. Our relationship with Mount Royal is therefore a long and treasured one.
After inspiring more than eight million visitors worldwide, the acclaimed Earth From Above exhibit by renowned photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be on display in Montreal this summer. The exhibition consists of more than 120 giant-sized photographs (large-sized prints: 6 ft x 4 ft / 180 cm x 120 cm) accompanied by descriptive texts that invite the viewer to reflect on the evolution of the planet. The striking images will be displayed along the western side of McGill College Avenue between Ste. Catherine and Sherbrooke Street from June 5 to September 15, 2002.
Dr. Irv Binik, a Psychology professor at McGill and director of the Royal Victoria Sex and Couple Therapy Service, has been looking into the problem of pain during intercourse among women. He focuses particularly on the problems of dyspareunia and vaginismus, both of which are types of recurrent acute pain during intercourse.
Getting students excited about science is a critical concern for McGill. Thatís why the University has created a new McGill Science Award, as a way of boosting the number of scientists-in-the-making who actually pursue higher education in the discipline.
An international team of researchers that is publishing the results of the first-ever comprehensive genetic profiling of any organism, in this case yeast, which has proved a successful model for understanding the basic functions of human cells. The July 25 issue of the scientific journal Nature includes an article entitled, "Functional profiling of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome." Canadian authors include a team led by McGill University Biology Professor Howard Bussey.
Montrealers wishing to add depth to the city's biggest outdoor photo exhibit should head over to McGill's downtown campus this summer. From July 24 to September 4, professors from McGill's Department of Geography and School of Urban Planning will be adding context to120 photos taken by photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, which are currently displayed along McGill College Ave.
McGill chemistry professor Adi Eisenberg is publishing results of work on the science which could lead to the improvement of drug delivery to the body.