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The workshop of a literary great

The Groupe de Recherche sur Gabrielle Roy is making the French Canadian writer's unpublished writings public, and interest in her work is as strong as ever, two decades after her death.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

Fat of the land

There's a lot more of North Americans than there used to be – if not in numbers, then certainly in gross volume. We're getting fatter, but Tim Johns, a researcher at the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, says aboriginal knowledge could help us fight the tide.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

Body talk

Vivian Nutton dissects anatomy through the ages.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

Energy week

Turn off the lights on your way out! McGilll marks its first Energy Week, where conservation is the name of the game.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Students with axes to grind

At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Cath Mortin: Serving society through sport

Cath Mortin has lived all over the world, and everywhere she's gone she has made herself at home. The biomedical engineering student is a compulsive volunteer, working in everything from homeless shelters in Virginia or coaching kids in China.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Grazing

Casanova-smooth lattés, simple lunch fare and bite-sized delectable cookies await those who enter the minimalist café Nocochi.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

NSERC hits the quarter century

NSERC recently celebrated 25 years with a lecture on extreme weather from the most recent NSERC chair and a reception for NSERC grant holders.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Hanging

French collector Daniel Rozensztroch's eclectic collection of hangers from 1850-2000 will be on display until February 22, at Université du Québec à Montréal's design centre.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Is it a smile or a grimace?

Is it a smile or a grimace? Either way, second year psychology student Isabelle Proulx doesn't seem too perturbed by the big freakin' needle Hema-Quebec nurse Isabelle Daigneault is preparing to stick in her arm. Proulx was donating some of the red stuff at the Hema-Quebec Blood Donor Clinic on the third floor of the University Centre, which runs until Friday, January 23.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Survival in Las Vegas

Eyal Baruch's wind-tunnel navigating abilities recently won him a trip to Vegas. He gives the dirt on how to survive on the cheap in Sin City.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Big dreams, small screens

They're the new kid on the block of campus media, but TV McGill is a student club that is growing in confidence and reach.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

McGill's Paralympians

Men's volleyball coach José Rebelo and graduate Karolina Wisniewska are accomplished athletes in their fields. Both are Paralympians, but it is their athleticism, not their disabilities that define them.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Putting the teacher in T.A.

The Tomlinson Science Teaching Development Workshop offered graduate students the chance to gain concrete strategies and tools they can use in the classroom as TAs.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Interdisciplinary science training

This fall, about a dozen top graduate students will become the first cohort of a new regime to train scientists. The McGill Behavioural Neuroscience Training Program prepares young scientists for the competitive world of neuroscience research.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004