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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

In the News: Dick Pound

An interview with McGill Chancellor Dick Pound about his role as Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

The Century Club: Marking Some McGill Milestones

It's centenary season, with no less than five McGill establishments celebrating the big 100 this year. A look at their histories and a glimpse of their futures.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

For the Love of the Game

Kevin O'Neill, BEd'79, has had a love affair with basketball since his time with the Redmen at McGill. Now he's in the shark tank of NBA coaching.

Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Sharing Past and Present

With the arrival of new students in September and Homecoming fast approaching, the fall is a perfect time to reflect on student life, both past and present.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Curators' favourites

Seven McGill curators pick their personal favourite item from their collection to share with our readers.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

A Visit from the Prime Minister

McGill Principal Heather Munroe-Blum welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin when he visited McGill in September.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Traveling Out of the Comfort Zone

An adventurous pair of young McGill alumni sell their worldly possessions and embark on a two-year trek across the world. They share their experience of local cultures with the News.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Will & Grace & Alex

Alex Herschlag, McGill graduate, begins his first season as the new executive producer of NBC's hit sitcom Will & Grace.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004