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McGill mourns death of student

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

The McGill community was saddened by the discovery of the death of first-year student Kathleen Currier on September 4.

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Obituary: Paolo Vivante 1921-2004

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

Paolo Vivante, John MacNaughton Emeritus Professor of Classics, died peacefully in his 82nd year on Saturday morning, July 17, at the Montreal General Hospital, of respiratory complications.

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Playing fair at the Olympics

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

As long as there have been sports there have been cheaters. It is McGill Chancellor Dick Pound's job to stop them — at least at the level of the Olympics — as head of the World Anti-Doping Authority.

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Directions for the new year

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

Heather Munroe-Blum welcomes back the McGill community and looks to a future of building on McGill's strengths, improving communication and working strategically to achieve our goals — and hopefully getting more money with which to do so.

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Hot SPARKs glow warmer

Thu, 2004-09-09 10:00

The successful Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge program, which taught students the finer points of good science journalism, is now getting a counterpart for the social sciences and humanities — Writing About Research at McGill.

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Back to school… again?

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

Adriana Palanca reflects on what it is like to be a returning student, and surprises herself by using the word "whippersnappers."

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Back to school

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

It's back to school time, and this year, McGill is welcoming more new faces — students and professors alike — than ever before. With streamlined new ID systems and a plethora of welcome events, everyone should find the transition to a new year easier than ever before.

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McGill welcomes new acting vice-principal

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

Jacques Hurtubise, appointed associate vice-principal (research) in August, will be sitting behind a bigger desk sooner than he expected. He will be the acting vice-principal (research) upon the departure of Louise Proulx, who is leaving her VP portfolio at the end of September.

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McGill doctoral students win Trudeau scholarships

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

The Trudeau Foundation has granted scholarships to two McGill students, worth $35,000 a year for four years. One wants to help bring peace to the Middle East, the other to study constitutional law.

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Mélanie Vincelette: Hitting the books

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

As an aspiring writer, getting a publishing deal can be the best thing to happen to you. Setting up your own publishing house is even better, and is just what graduate student Mélanie Vincelette did.

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