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Jennifer Robinson: McGill is the message

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

As Associate Vice-Principal (Communications), Jennifer Robinson's job is to make McGill look good. As a public relations pro, she couldn't ask for a better client.

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Grad research: Culinary upstairs downstairs

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Architecture student Lara Pascali looks at the phenomenon of Italian North American homes with two separate kitchens: one upstairs for show and a basement one for use.

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Improving dental health for the poor

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Dental health can be tied to income, and that has a real effect on Montreal's poor when dental treatment can easily cost hundreds of dollars. This worries dentistry professor Christophe Bedos, who cut his teeth in public health dentistry in Burkina Faso and Cameroon.

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Intertwining religion and philosophy

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

A new interdisciplinary undergraduate program that blends philosophy and religion will allow students to explore the long history of the interaction between Greek philosophy and Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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Inclusive toilets

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

It's become known as the transgendered toilet, but the goal of a barrier free washroom in the student centre is to allow access to anyone, whether they have disabilities, small children or non-traditional gender identities.

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Philosophy and physics

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

At 84 Mario Bunge recently published a paper on quantum mechanics — just to see if he still could. The philosopher and physicist's worldview is formed both by his academic passions and by his upbringing in Argentina.

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Curators' favourites

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Curators from McGill museums share their favourite items from their collections — and what a collection of curiosities they've unearthed.

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Epstein scores

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Steven Epstein might have to invest in a bigger mantelpiece — the music professor recently won his 11th Grammy. The New York-based producer works with luminaries like Yo Yo Ma, but teaching at McGill is worth the commute.

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What's the buzz

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

"Six-Legged Victims: Endangered Insects and Conservation in the Grassroots Jungle," Wednesday, March 24 at 6 pm in the Redpath Museum auditorium.

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Fierce individualism committee

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Steven Shapin: "Aristotle and the Industries: The Scientist and the Organization in 20th-Century America," Friday, March 19, 4:30 pm, 3647 Peel Street, Don Bates Seminar Room 101.

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