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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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Fight cancer, have a ball

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

The Annual McGill Charity Ball stands out from other fundraisers, since it's one of the oldest student initiatives held for the benefit of the McGill Cancer Centre.

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Richler, then and now

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

The Richler Challenge, a symposium being organized by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, aims to bring academic attention to the work of Mordecai Richler.

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Gibson's passion and Jesus's Passion

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Adele Reinhartz, dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and a professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University, believes that Mel Gibson failed in his quest for accuracy in his controversial movie "The Passion".

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Accepting the dying of the light

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

McGill's Asclepius Project, named after the Greek god of healing, seeks to promote whole-person medicine, alternately known as holistic medicine, which advocates for compassionate patient care among health professionals.

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Boozing

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Raymond Beauchemin launches a Quebec microbrewery beer cookbook.

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