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Bird Brains

Biology professor Louis Lefebvre has put together an index that examines innovative bird behaviour.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

Prima Donna Donalda

Opera star Pauline Donalda's stage name was a tribute to her college and her benefactor, Lord Strathcona (Donald Smith).

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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

Swimming in memory

Anne Coleman, BA'57, takes the world of literary memoir by storm with a 50-year-old story of a secret love.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Dateline Baghdad

Veteran journalist John Burns, BA'66, has reported from some of the most dangerous places on earth. He wouldn't have it any other way.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

The workshop of a literary great

Researchers at McGill introduce unpublished works by Gabrielle Roy that provide new insight into the great writer.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

The campus that never was

Join the McGill News as it delves into the archives of Rare Books and Special Collections for an architectural tour of a McGill campus that never came to be.

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Published on : 21 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