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P.O.V.: Becoming an instrument of (climate) change

Law grad Shelley Kath tells readers what it's like to be hand-picked and trained for environmental do-gooding by the guru of global warming himself, Al Gore.

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Published on : 31 May 2007

McGill website wins silver CASE award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded McGill University the silver medal in the Complete Institutional Web Sites category. There were 41 entries in this category, with two silver medals and one bronze medal awarded. CASE is a non-profit association encompassing 3,300 colleges, universities and elementary and secondary schools in 54 countries.

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Published on : 14 May 2007

McGill to recognize fourteen outstanding individuals with honorary degrees

Prominent philanthropist Marcel Desautels, Montreal Gazette editorial cartoonist Terry Mosher and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales president Lise Bissonnette are among the 14 exceptional individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies, May 25 to June 1.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2007

Stephen Lewis to deliver Phyllis Shapiro Memorial Lecture in Education

Stephen Lewis, former United Nations (UN) special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, will deliver the second annual Phyllis Shapiro Memorial Lecture, “Education, The World’s Greatest Force for Good” on Monday, March 19, Mount Royal Centre, 2200 Mansfield Street, at 5:30 p.m.

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Published on : 14 Mar 2007

Aspiring apprentice

Muna Heaven, BCL/LLB'04, is one of a fresh crop of 18 candidates vying to earn a job with one of Donald Trump's companies during the sixth season of "The Apprentice."

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Arctic anxiety

McGill Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences professor Bruno Tremblay, BEng'87, PhD'97, concluded in a recent study that the Arctic coastline could be virtually ice-free during the summer months as early as 2040.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

A lawyer at long last

In 1914, McGill law alumna Annie MacDonald Langstaff became the first woman in Quebec to earn a degree in law, but it wasn't until this fall that she was finally granted posthumous admittance to the Quebec Bar.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

The Write Stuff

From Mary Lawson to David Bezmozgis, Colin McAdam to Golda Fried, McGill grads have a winning way with words.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Million dollar gift to McGill makes sporting history

David and Sheryl Kerr, both Montreal natives who now reside in Toronto, have bestowed a $1 million gift to the McGill University women's hockey team.

Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Homecoming - October 19-22

An annual celebration where graduates return to campus to reconnect with friends and with McGill. Click on the link below for a list of events.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2006

McGill Book Fair - October 25-26

A McGill and Montreal tradition since 1971. Run by the Women Associates of McGill and the McGill Women's Alumnae Association, the Fair has raised over $1,000,000 since its inception towards scholarships for McGill students. Redpath Hall, 861 Sherbrooke Street West. October 25: 9 am to 9 pm; October 26: 9 am to 6 pm. Free admission.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2006

Cyber-Bullying ('Public Conversation' – free and open to everyone)

What if the words "YOU HAVE MAIL" sent an icy chill down your child's spine?

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Published on : 10 Feb 2006

Connect2Canada

The Canadian Embassy in Washington is encouraging McGill graduates in the U.S. to sign up for "Connect2Canada." The program is meant to help Canadians living in the States keep up on news of Canada and Canada-U.S. relations.

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Published on : 18 Jul 2005

Players' Theatre discount for alumni

Players' Theatre of McGill University is pleased to introduce a special winter discount for McGill alumni. Instead of the regular adult rate ($8), alumni can now enjoy the theatre's winter shows for $6 only. Further discounts ($5) are available for groups of six or more.

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Published on : 14 Jan 2005