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New professors

McGill hired a record 121 professors this year. We profile 8 who study memory, music, memory of music, management and more.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Senate report

Senate discussed the policy on political events on campus and the planning cycle was explained by Provost Luc Vinet.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Market hits pensions

Canadian universities have seen their pension funds take a hit in the recent economic downturn.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Welcome to the jungle

Justin Trudeau and Bill Richardson go a little wild.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Human rights in Cambodia

Former Dean of Law Peter Leuprecht has a unique perspective on the Southeast Asian country, which since 1993 has been returning to some semblance of normalcy. Leuprecht, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Human Rights in Cambodia will discuss the country's situation from the fall of the Khmer Rouge to the present.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Mary Robinson on globalization

Former UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Mary Robinson recently spoke at McGill as part of Homecoming celebrations. The ex-president of Ireland spoke about her latest project -- the Ethical Global Initiative, which seeks to humanize globalization.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Grazing: Première Moisson

Get your fancy breads at Premiere Moisson.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Fall convocation honorary degree

Former Cabinet Minister and current Secretary-General of the OECD Donald Johnston in receiving an honorary degree at the October 23 convocation. In addition to his many political achievements, the McGill alum is a former roommate of Leonard Cohen's.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Launching: Ha!

HA! By Gordon Sheppard examines the suicide of former terrorist Hubert Aquin.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Félix-Antoine Boudreault: A future force

Félix-Antoine Boudreault is a personalité par excellence. Don't just take it from us -- the engineering graduate student won the prestigious Forces Avenir award.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Drawing: Louis Riel

Louis Riel makes the funny papers.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Caps off to Chomski

Usually a BA precedes a PhD, but not for Claude Chomski.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Five days in Cancun

Law student Fabien Lanteri-Massa spent nearly a week in Cancun in September. No holiday carousing for him -- he was there to participate in the last round of WTO talks.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

GlaxoSmithKline honours Sir William Osler

For the GlaxoSmithKline vaccines clinical working group meeting held in Montreal, Craig Laferriere -- the company's therapy area leader of vaccines for Canada -- organized a pilgrimage to the resting place of Sir William Osler. Here, Laferriere unveils a donation of $1,000, happily received by Osler librarian Pam Miller on October 15.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

MUNACA members protest the administration position in contract negotiations

Despite the cold, blowing rain, hundreds of MUNACA members turned up at the Roddick Gates on October 21 to express their displeasure with the administration's position on contract negotiation. Chanting slogans and wielding placards, the demonstrators marched from the gates to demonstrate in front of the James Administration building. MUNACA represents 1,500 clerical and technical staff, library assistants and nurses. The university is asking staff to work more hours and has proposed eliminating some paid holidays.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003