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38th Annual Leacock Luncheon

Fri, 2007-10-19 11:30
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West : Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West

There's no better way to get into the spirit of Homecoming Weekend than to celebrate the wit of legendary McGill professor Stephen Leacock with a moderator known for his own irrepressible humour and a guest speaker who's been making audiences laugh for 30 years as part of the comedy duo Bowser & Blue. McGill alumni, friends, faculty and staff are welcome.

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Contact: Pina Lanni
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Return to the Rainbow Reception

Fri, 2007-10-19 16:30
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

McGill's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community will once again celebrate diversity at the sixth annual Return to the Rainbow Reception, hosted by the McGill Subcommittee on Queer People and Queer McGill. LGBT alumni and their friends are invited to exchange news and views with current staff and students, as well as hear about new programs and activities on campus.

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Contact: Gregg Blachford
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Office Phone: 514-398-2940
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Red and White 25th Anniversary Dinner

Fri, 2007-10-19 18:30
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West : Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West

McGill University welcomes the class of '82 to a special 25th Anniversary dinner. A commemorative pin will be presented to each class member. The event is by invitation only. Please return your reply card with your ticket order form.

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Contact: Pina Lanni
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Martlet Dinner: Classes of 1977, 1972, 1967, 1962

Fri, 2007-10-19 18:30
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West : Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West

McGill University welcomes the 30th, 35th, 40th and 45th Anniversary Classes to a special dinner. A commemorative pin will be presented to each class member. The event is by invitation only. Please return your reply card with your ticket order form.

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Contact: Pina Lanni
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Jubilee Dinner (50th Anniversary)

Fri, 2007-10-19 18:30
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West : Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West

McGill University welcomes the 50th Anniversary Class to a special dinner. A commemorative pin will be presented to each class member. The event is by invitation only. Please return your reply card with your ticket order form.

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Contact: Pina Lanni
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James McGill Dinner (55th Anniversary and up)

Fri, 2007-10-19 18:30
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West : Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière West

McGill University welcomes the 55th and earlier Anniversary Classes to a special dinner. A commemorative pin will be presented to each class member. The event is by invitation only. Please return your reply card with your ticket order form.

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Contact: Pina Lanni
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Beatty Memorial Lecture - Ideas for the world

Sat, 2007-10-20 10:00
Centre Mont-Royal, Auditorium, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West : Centre Mont-Royal, Auditorium, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West

With rapid and chaotic urbanization in developing countries, one billion people around the globe live in slums. This year's distinguished speaker is Tanzania's Anna Tibaijuka, executive director, United Nations Human Settlement Program (UN-HABITAT). The Program promotes socially and environmentally sustainable cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. Hailed by the New York Times for her "unflinching honesty," she was recently elected to a second term as head of UN-HABITAT.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
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Canada-U.S. Fulbright information session for faculty and postdocs

Thu, 2007-09-20 14:30 - 15:30
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

With Dr. Michael K. Hawes, executive director, Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United States, and Michelle Emond, program officer, Canada-U.S. Fulbright Programs for Students. Canada-U.S. Fulbright Programs are for Canadian citizens to pursue study and research in the U.S., and for U.S. citizens to pursue study and research in Canada.

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Contact: Claude Lalande
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Office Phone: 514-398-3990 ext. 00774
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Canada-U.S. Fulbright information session for students

Thu, 2007-09-20 16:00 - 17:30
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

With Dr. Michael K. Hawes, executive director, Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United States, and Michelle Emond, program officer, Canada-U.S. Fulbright Programs for Students. Canada-U.S. Fulbright Programs are for Canadian citizens to pursue study and research in the U.S., and for U.S. citizens to pursue study and research in Canada.

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Contact: Claude Lalande
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Office Phone: 514-398-3990 ext. 00774
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Bringing hearing to the deaf - Cochlear implants: A technical and personal account

Fri, 2007-09-21 15:30 - 17:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

Ian Shipsey, particle physicist and professor of physics, Purdue University. Cochlear implants, the first device to successfully restore neural function, have instigated a popular but controversial revolution in the treatment of deafness, and serve as a model for research in neuroscience and biomedical engineering. The speaker has been profoundly deaf since 1989. Thanks to a cochlear implant he recently heard the voice of his daughter for the first time, and his wife's voice for the first time in 13 years.

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Contact: Elizabeth Shearon
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Office Phone: 514-398-6490
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