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Never Too Old To Learn

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

McGill's Institute for Learning in Retirement (MILR) is celebrating 15 years of offering self-directed peer learning courses for seniors.

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In the News: Dick Pound

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

An interview with McGill Chancellor Dick Pound about his role as Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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The Century Club: Marking Some McGill Milestones

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

It's centenary season, with no less than five McGill establishments celebrating the big 100 this year. A look at their histories and a glimpse of their futures.

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For the Love of the Game

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Kevin O'Neill, BEd'79, has had a love affair with basketball since his time with the Redmen at McGill. Now he's in the shark tank of NBA coaching.

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Curators' favourites

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Seven McGill curators pick their personal favourite item from their collection to share with our readers.

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Traveling Out of the Comfort Zone

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

An adventurous pair of young McGill alumni sell their worldly possessions and embark on a two-year trek across the world. They share their experience of local cultures with the News.

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Alumni Activities

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

A roundup of alumni events around the world, including a visit from Auditor General Sheila Fraser to Ottawa Alumni's Annual General Meeting and Heather Munroe-Blum's visit to the McGill France branch.

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From Telegrapher to Titan: The Life of William C.Van Horne

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

A review of graduate Valerie Knowles' book about William C. Van Horne, the man who pushed through construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway's transcontinental line.

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Some Great Thing

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

A review of graduate Colin McAdam's debut novel about two protagonists who both yearn to make their respective marks on '70s-era Ottawa.

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The Mad Trapper: The Incredible Tale of a Famous Canadian Manhunt

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

A review of graduate Hélèna Katz's book about one of the largest manhunts in Canada, when in 1932 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police tracked the elusive Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper of Rat River, across the Northwest Territories and into the Yukon above the Arctic Circle.

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