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Geophysicist grad gets genius grant to pursue his research

The MacArthur Fellowships, often referred to as the "genius grants," have been announced by the MacArthur Foundation. Among the 25 recipients is Michael Manga, BSc'90, whose work deals with the forecasting of seismic activity and the fluid dynamics of planetary evolution.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2005

Endowment music to McGill's ears

Philanthropist Seymour Schulich donates $20 million to the newly named Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Annual book fair marks Women Associates' 100th birthday

The Women Associates of McGill celebrate 100 years of good deed doing and set up for the next book fair.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Sheff lays solid foundation for future architects

Million-dollar endowment will attract world's top builders as part of the Gerald Sheff Visiting Professorship in Architecture.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Everything you wanted to know about… just about everything

Classes Without Quizzes needn't intimidate those returning to school for the first time in decades for Homecoming. As well, the fun and educational lectures are open to all the McGill community.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2005

Ignatieff — coming home?

Michael Ignatieff to give Beatty Lecture at Homecoming.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2005

Parents' second-hand smoke may get kids hooked

McGill epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Becklake is the lead author of a new study that suggests passive tobacco exposure is a predictor of whether a child will take up smoking.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2005

McGill Remembers

McGill staff members Chris Milligan and Wes Cross have created a website to honour those members of the University community who served in World War Two.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Scandalous

J. Torres, BA'93, DipEd'94, and Scott Chantler create a witty, quick-moving tale that explores some of the less savoury aspects of life in '50s-era Hollywood.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Au Revoir to Vinet

Provost Luc Vinet leaves McGill to become the Rector of Université de Montréal.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

75 Books from the Osler Library, Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Compiled by Faith Wallis, BA'71, MA'74, MLS'76, and Pamela Miller, BA'66, this book showcases volumes from the library's collections with commentaries from invited scholars.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

PR for Pageants

Brooke Johnston, BA'01, discusses her experience as a beauty queen.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

A Short Journey by Car

Liam Durcan, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, releases a collection of 16 masterfully told short stories.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Wrong Read on Reagan

McGill history professor Gil Troy looks at Reagan's career in his book "Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s."

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Between the Doorposts

Isa Milman, MSc(A)'83, explores her Jewish identity and family history in her poetry.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005