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McGill Teams Up with U-Miami

McGill and University of Miami sign a deal to work together on ventures in engineering and information technology.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Book Fair Booty

The McGill Book Fair, organized by the Women Associates of McGill and the McGill Women's Alumnae Association, takes place this year on October 20 and 21.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

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

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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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Best of Both Worlds

This fall, the University unveiled its new Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) program, geared towards undergraduates who want to immerse themselves in the types of courses that are offered by both of McGill's largest faculties.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Some Great Thing

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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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Sports Heroes of the Past

A group of McGill legends will be honoured at the annual Sports Hall of Fame Luncheon in October during Homecoming festivities.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

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

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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Frisbees and Frosh

New McGill students and their parents were welcomed on the downtown campus during Frosh Week at the McGill Alumni Association's Parents Tent.

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Reclaiming Your Sexual Self: How You Can Bring Desire Back Into Your Life

A review of graduate Kathryn Hall's book that dispels the myth that a lack of sexual desire in women necessarily indicates a hormonal problem and instead focuses on how to get in touch with lost or neglected sexual feelings.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Food for the Fearful

McGill graduate, freelance journalist and super-foodie Amy Rosen has published a new book, called Cook This: Recipes for the Goodtime Girl, which gives easy instruction on the art of entertaining.

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Tools of the Trade for Canadian Genealogy: A Guide for Family Historians in Canada

A review of graduate Althea Douglas's book about researching family trees.

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Psyched Up for Epic Journey

McGill professor John Abela organized McGill's first-ever "Epic Journey," a team-building event for his psychology students, which was based loosely on the hit show The Amazing Race.

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Big Ideas and Small Countries

Influenced by courses taken at McGill, especially Professor Charles Bayley's history class, graduate Cleo Paskal searches the world for a "Big Idea" and finds that many smaller countries are run like an extended family, which seems to have a impact on their citizens' happiness.

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At Your Service

McGill focuses on improving service to students.

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Behind the scenes with Homecoming team

Homecoming comes but once a year, but the dedicated team of staffers in Martlet House prepares for it all year long.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004