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P.O.V.: Discussions with the Dalai Lama

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

What's better than meeting the Dalai Lama once? Meeting him twice, of course.

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Profile - Catherine Stace: Doing unto others

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

She used to be one of McGill's unsung heroes, but we're singing her praises now. Read how this CAPS advisor goes above and beyond the call.

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Ask an expert: Hitting the high notes

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Stephen McAdams, CIRMMT director, fields the question as to whether it is possible for the human voice to shatter glass. He also tells us why marching soldiers get so out of synch as soon as they hit a bridge.

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Kudos

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Architecture prof Annmarie Adams will be enjoying her own homecoming of sorts in 2008, when she hopes to return to her alma mater, University of California Berkeley, after winning the $40,000 Arcus Endowment Scholar-in-Residence award.

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Entre Nous with Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

These are busy days at Mac Campus, what with the centenary, the commemorative stamp and a boosted interest in new fields like nutrigenomics, bioprocessing, food safety and bioinformatics. Dean Madramootoo takes a few minutes out of his hectic schedule to fill us in on what's happening at McGill West.

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Iconic Hersh to help launch Media@McGill

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh -- the man who brought us My Lai and Abu Ghraib -- will deliver a speech in conjunction with the opening of McGill's innovative media and communications studies program.

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McGill devotes a week to R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

McGill's Social Equity and Diversity Education office will be hosting the first annual Harassment Prevention Week, geared towards exploding common myths and misconceptions and helping people recognize harassment in its many nuances.

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Cancer prevention gets attention at McGill

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Not content with just researching cancer, oncology and medicine prof Michael Pollak began an outreach program that educates the public on how to prevent the disease.

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Fighting childhood obesity around the world

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Big kids now. Big problems later in life. McGill is organizing its second annual Think Tank to gather experts in a variety of fields to come up with an action plan to wean our kids off the cheeseburgers.

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Finding narwhals

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Natural Resource Sciences doctoral student Marianne Marcoux spent her summer perched on a cold rock shelf looking down on the frigid waters off Baffin Island. Sleep-away camp gone horribly awry? No, just part of her research studying the social structure of narwhals, those crazy whales with the unicorn horn.

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