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McGill hosts Remembrance Day ceremony

McGill University is pleased to again play host to the Royal Canadian Legion’s official Montreal Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. on McGill’s lower field. The event will bring together veterans, dignitaries and the event’s special guest of honor, Marc Garneau, Member of Parliament for Westmount Ville-Marie. The ceremony will include a 21-gun salute from four cannons po

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Published on : 08 Nov 2011

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

Old Macdonald has a stamp

Macdonald College is one of 21 subjects selected by Canada Post to be featured on special commemorative stamps. The launch of the stamp last fall marked the official beginning of a year-long celebration of Mac's 100th birthday.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Slam dunk historical find

An important cache of James Naismith's personal effects was recently found in the basement of his last surviving relative's home, and it included photographs and documents providing fresh insights into Naismith's invention of basketball in 1891.

Published on : 02 Mar 2007

The dividends of childhood wonder

Curiosity may not be kind to cats, but in the case of Lorne Trottier, the entrepreneur's curiosity about the marvels of the universe will do wonders for McGill's Science and Engineering faculties.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Developing McGill's international influence

One of Canada's best-known political figures, former Prime Minister Joe Clark, recently joined McGill as a professor of practice for public-private sector partnerships in the Centre for Developing-Area Studies (CDAS) and as a visiting scholar at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC).

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

A to-do list to die for

McGill arts undergraduate Jonnie Penn is one of the founders of the Buried Life Tour – achieving the unusual goals that get buried under day-to-day commitments.

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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

Visionary Voyager

Nahum Sonenberg's protein research is turning the scientific world upside down. Could his discoveries unlock the mysteries of cancer, obesity, memory -- even death?

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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

The delicate balance of biodiversity

An alarming array of mammals, birds, fish and plants are nearing extinction. McGill experts are assessing damaged ecosystems and joining the battle to save the planet from ourselves.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Détectives Scientifiques

Faites connaissance aves des professeurs et des diplômés de McGill, tous experts en médecine légale, qui utilisent leurs compétences scientifiques pour résoudre des meurtres et des crimes.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

From the desk of the Principal

Time to rethink tuition.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Rhodes worthy

Two globally active McGill students, David Matthews and Katherine Trajan, are the latest recipients of the world's oldest and most prestigious academic award, the Rhodes Scholarship.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007