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Spoken word, African-Canadian style

Karen Richardson, BA'01, is a storyteller, editor, artist and poet whose mission is to convey the African Canadian experience. She is a griot — a spoken word artist — who seeks to keep the history of the African Canadian community alive.

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Published on : 10 Aug 2004

McGillians go for Olympic glory

The McGill community will have a contingent of nearly two dozen people at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Judo, track and field, diving, triathlon, rowing and water polo teams will include men and women affiliated with the University (graduates or students).

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Published on : 03 Aug 2004

McGill grad leads new Egyptian cabinet

McGill graduate Dr Ahmed Mohamed Nazif assumed the Egyptian prime minister's post and formed his cabinet this month at the request of President Hosni Mubarak.

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Published on : 28 Jul 2004

Six grads in new federal cabinet

Former hockey great and new cabinet member Ken Dryden, LLB'73, is joined by Irwin Cotler, BA'61, BCL'64, John McCallum, PhD'77, Albina Guarnieri, BA'74, MA'77 (Minister of Veterans Affairs), Jim Peterson, DCL'70 (Minister of International Trade), and Jacques Saada, Dip(Trans)'78 (Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Quebec and Minister Responsible for the Francophonie).

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Published on : 26 Jul 2004

McGill grad innovates with Brazilian music forms

Jovino Santos Neto, BSc(Agr)'77, has played with some of the biggest names in Latin jazz, has produced countless albums, and has blended old world charm with new melodic beats.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Artificial eye coming into focus

Dr Avijit Chaudhuri, a professor in neuroscience at McGill, is working on an artificial eye that will allow the blind to view images; he wants to use a video device to bypass the normal eye-to-brain circuit.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

A Visit to Mac

Summer seems like a natural time to peek in on Macdonald Campus, home of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The News presents a photo essay of this vibrant community.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Tales of Treachery and Torpedoes

A letter from a reader sets off an investigation into the sinkings of the Lusitania and the Athenia during the First and Second World Wars.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Inside the Olympics: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Politics, the Scandals, and the Glory of the Games

A review of McGill Chancellor Dick Pound's account of his years in the Olmpic movement.

Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Top Ethics Watchdog

Former Principal Bernard Shapiro is Canada's new ethics commissioner.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Stan Lee and The Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book

Review of McGill graduate Jordan Raphael and co-writer Tom Spurgeon's biography of the comic book creator.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Next Stop, The Grand Prix

The McGill Racing Team's prototype car bested all Canadian universities at a recent Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) competition in Pontiac, Michigan and placed 15th worldwide out of 140 entrants.

Published on : 15 Jul 2004

The Naked Corporation: How the Age of Transparency will Revolutionize Business

A review of Don Tapscott and graduate David Ticoll's book on corporate transparency.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Audubon Honoured

At McGill's Repath Museum, Canada Post launched a set of stamps to recognize John James Audubon's visits to Canada.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Alumni Activities

The Honours and Awards Recipients for 2004 and a roundup of alumni events around the world including California, Newfoundland, Jamaica.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004