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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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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

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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An Ear for Music

New research from the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill indicates that blindness may aid in musical development.

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Car-Free Campus

McGill took part in International Car-Free Day, a worldwide awareness campaign that is meant to get people thinking about the reasonable use of vehicles.

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Never Too Old To Learn

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

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

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

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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Sharing Past and Present

With the arrival of new students in September and Homecoming fast approaching, the fall is a perfect time to reflect on student life, both past and present.

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Curators' favourites

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

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A Visit from the Prime Minister

McGill Principal Heather Munroe-Blum welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin when he visited McGill in September.

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Traveling Out of the Comfort Zone

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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Will & Grace & Alex

Alex Herschlag, McGill graduate, begins his first season as the new executive producer of NBC's hit sitcom Will & Grace.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004