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Covering the Musical Map

Music graduate Jason Beck's career involves frequent and surprising transformations.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

Kudos to Cotler

Irwin Cotler, Canada's Minister of Justice, was awarded the inaugural F.R. Scott Medal of Distinguished Service in recognition of his dedication to humanitarian causes.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

CISDL text goes global

The Centre for International Sustainable Development Law takes its new book on tour.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2005

Environmental science is getting hot

As interest in climate grows with the global impact of changed weather patterns, so does the demand for graduates trained in meteorology. McGill's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is schooling many of them.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2005

Life after McGill... really!

The first annual "Life After McGill" conference will bring students and alumni together to help ease the transition from academia to the "real world."

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005

Kate Rhodes: Still serving students

Under Kate Rhodes's supervision, the Alumni Association is heading a variety of programs and events committed to improving the current student experience on campus.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2005

Ex-basketball player-now-director nominated for Oscar

"Hardwood," a 29-minute film written and directed by Hubert Davis (BA'00), has earned a nomination in the Academy Awards short documentary category. Davis's father is former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. The younger Davis uses interviews and home movies to explore his father's relationship with his family.

Published on : 01 Feb 2005

Jewish and Arab youth unite on journal project

"Yalla: Reflections on the Middle East," co-sponsored by the McGill Arab Students' Association and Hillel Jewish Student Centre of McGill, compiles poems, stories, essays and photos on the theme of hope for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2005

McGill MBAs place first in North America on international mobility according to Financial Times global survey

The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released on January 24, 2005, places McGill graduates first in North America – and 11th worldwide – for international mobility. This measure is based on the employment movements of alumni between time of graduation and today. The FT results are based on a survey of the 2001 alumni and an analysis of each school's activities.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2005

Fortress America: On the Front Lines of Homeland Security

Graduate Matthew Brzezinski investigates the policies and tactics of the United States' anti-terrorist strategies.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Look For Me

Graduate Edeet Ravel writes a touching love story framed by the vivid realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a deft hand, describing the different sides and viewpoints of the situation without slipping into political rhetoric.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Convocation Honours

Recording artist Joni Mitchell and former Royal Bank CEO John Cleghorn were among those honoured at convocation.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Has Been

On his new CD "Has Been," grad William Shatner is surprisingly vulnerable and wry.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Students research success stories

This year, 107 students and postdoctoral scholars have been awarded funding totalling $5.9 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for research ranging from same-sex marriage to Canadian pop music to competition in the health care system.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Tell Me Why Nights are Lonesome

Graduate Muriel Gold's portrait of her parents creates a vivid picture of the early 20th century.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005