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Investment tips from a pro

Thu, 2004-04-29 (All day)

Fine-tune your investment know-how with the McGill Women's Networking Group.

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Playing games for self-esteem

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Feeling down about yourself? Doctoral students working under Mark Baldwin, an associate psychology professor, have just the remedy – video games!

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Gemin X helps fund NMRS Centre

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

It's always gratifying to see one's offspring grow up and do well. Gemin X Biotechnologies, a McGill spin-off company, recently gave McGill a heck of a Mother's Day gift: a $100,000 donation to the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry Centre.

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Christine Dolden: Jumping into the fire

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

As administrative officer in the Department of Medicine and the MUHC, Christine Dolden handles vacation schedules and appointment forms and manages office space for nearly 700 staff. She recently won the Anne McCormick Award for Excellence in the Faculty of Medicine.

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Philosophy, art and improvisation

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Philosophy professor Eric Lewis decided at age 40 to take up the trumpet again. Not a remarkable resolution, except for also being inspired to shift his research focus from pre-Socratic philosophy to Afrological music and improvisation.

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The air we breathe

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

The chemical make-up of the atmosphere is complicated, made even more so by the micro-organisms floating around. Chemistry professor Parisa Ariya's research shows the effect of bioaerosols on our climate is greater than previously thought.

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Managing your summer reading - The human touch

Sat, 2004-05-15 (All day)

Is a good healer born? Is the ability to foster emotional connections with a patient something a healer is born with? Not necessarily, according to the editors of Emotional and Interpersonal Dimensions of Health Services: Enriching the art of care with the science of care.

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Educating managers

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Henry Mintzberg is a Management professor who believes that business schools are getting it all wrong. In his book Managers, Not MBAs he lays out a case for reforming how managers are educated.

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Conch conquered?

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

The queen conch has been dethroned in her undersea realm, and biology PhD candidate Alex Tewfik says the usurper – the sea urchin – has been aided and abetted by man's meddling.

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Grad research: Carbon cycles on ice

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Kyle Simpson is sailing the Arctic Ocean for his second stint of field research for his Master's in Biology.

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