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Frédérique Vézina is on the rise

Singer Frédérique Vézina is a very recent (2002) graduate of the Faculty of Music, but she has already been very successful. She was accepted by the Canadian Opera Company (COC) immediately upon graduating and has been going strong ever since.

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Published on : 18 Jan 2005

Tsunami disaster

McGill reaches out to victims.

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Published on : 07 Jan 2005

Simulated shades of Jurassic Park?

Professor Mathieu Blanchette of McGill's School of Computer Science and researchers in California have built a computer model that could be a huge step forward in understanding evolution.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2004

Young Montreal researcher lauded for semiconductor work

Dr. Mohamed Hafed (BEng'97, MEng'98, PhD'02), researcher and businessman, is among three Canadians awarded the newly inaugurated "Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Young Innovators Award" by the Government of Canada.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2004

Homecoming '04 draws record turnouts

The 2004 edition of Homecoming was the biggest and best ever: there were more events, more participants, more venues, and a passionate speech by a Nobel Prize winner.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2004

Literary rescuer

Aaron Lansky, MA'80, is the founder of the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. His recently released book chronicles his quest to document vanishing Yiddish culture.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2004

2004 inductees to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Seven inductees, including one woman and a team, were enshrined in the McGill Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, increasing the total number of honorees to 66 since the Hall opened in 1996.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Sports Heroes of the Past

A group of McGill legends will be honoured at the annual Sports Hall of Fame Luncheon in October during Homecoming festivities.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

The Mad Trapper: The Incredible Tale of a Famous Canadian Manhunt

A review of graduate Hélèna Katz's book about one of the largest manhunts in Canada, when in 1932 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police tracked the elusive Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper of Rat River, across the Northwest Territories and into the Yukon above the Arctic Circle.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Frisbees and Frosh

New McGill students and their parents were welcomed on the downtown campus during Frosh Week at the McGill Alumni Association's Parents Tent.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Reclaiming Your Sexual Self: How You Can Bring Desire Back Into Your Life

A review of graduate Kathryn Hall's book that dispels the myth that a lack of sexual desire in women necessarily indicates a hormonal problem and instead focuses on how to get in touch with lost or neglected sexual feelings.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Food for the Fearful

McGill graduate, freelance journalist and super-foodie Amy Rosen has published a new book, called Cook This: Recipes for the Goodtime Girl, which gives easy instruction on the art of entertaining.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Tools of the Trade for Canadian Genealogy: A Guide for Family Historians in Canada

A review of graduate Althea Douglas's book about researching family trees.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Psyched Up for Epic Journey

McGill professor John Abela organized McGill's first-ever "Epic Journey," a team-building event for his psychology students, which was based loosely on the hit show The Amazing Race.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Big Ideas and Small Countries

Influenced by courses taken at McGill, especially Professor Charles Bayley's history class, graduate Cleo Paskal searches the world for a "Big Idea" and finds that many smaller countries are run like an extended family, which seems to have a impact on their citizens' happiness.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004