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Flu in the coop

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Microbiology professor Brian Ward discusses the implications of - and possible solutions to - the Avian flu virus that is now appearing in Canadian livestock.

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McGill dining gets a closer look

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

The university will be taking more time to examine how food services are delivered on campus. A new committee with staff and student representation will study the issue over the next year.

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Ryan Tomicic: Fluid dynamic

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Ryan Tomicic is all wet, but that didn't stop him from winning McGill's athlete of the year award. The McGill swimmer has been on fire in the water this year.

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Designing students

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Mechanical engineering students showed off their solutions to real-life problems at their annual Project Design Exhibition.

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Psycholinguistics: studying speech processes

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Psychology professor Debra Titone wants to explain how we understand and use language by studying how schizophrenics process idiomatic expressions.

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Just a spoonful of marketing

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Pharmaceutical company executives must want to reach for their own little yellow pills when David Healy speaks. The author of "The Anti-Depressant Era, Let Them Eat Prozac" gave a rapid-fire survey lecture at McGill on just how the boom in the prescription and consumption of antidepressants came to be.

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From Paris to the Moon

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Three McGill students are on their way to Paris for a make-up exam. The trio are finalists in the L'Oréal E-Strat online case competition.

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Chambers to be MCRTW Person of the year

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Gretta Chambers has been named the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women's person of the year. McGill's first woman chancellor, Chambers has had a long career in journalism and is active in a range of community concerns, from hospitals to education to art.

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Rethinking green

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

The University recently held its annual Rethink Campus sustainability conference. A forum for the university to give a report on progress to date and for the community to make suggestions as to where to go in the future, the conference addressed everything from waste management to commuting.

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SSMU elections

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

The Students' Society of McGill University elections are finally over after a second round of voting. Alam Alli will be the new SSMU president, after successfully appealing his disqualification during the first round of voting.

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