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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

Young Man Goes West

McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc, BCom'05, was the youngest player chosen in the 2005 Canadian Football League draft in May.

Published on : 11 Jul 2005

McGill and the Birth of Football

A short history of intercollegiate football, illuminating McGill's role in the evolution of the game.

Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Brain Gain Maintained

McGill uses the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program to attract the brightest minds from around the world.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Making Waves

An amphibious robot spawned in the McGill labs of the Centre for Intelligent Machines shows its stuff at the Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Fall from Grace

After recent high-profile corporate scandals, public confidence in leadership and management has taken a real hit. The way universities train managers may be part of the problem, says management iconoclast Henry Mintzberg.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Un excellent tremplin pour se lancer en affaires

Le Bureau de transfert de technologies aide les ingénieurs à s'occuper des aspects commerciaux du monde nouveau de l'entrepreneuriat universitaire.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Summer days not so lazy

McGill is a busy place in the summer, with day camps for children and homestays for Japanese students studying English. In addition, academic renewal continues to revitalize McGill, as the University welcomes several new deans.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

The Green Chemistry Revolution

An old science adopts a new philosophy that makes both environmental and economic sense. McGill has become one of the world leaders in the field of green chemistry.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005