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Ready for their Close-ups

Six McGill English professors appeared in a photo that dominated a full page of the National Post as part of a series the newspaper published regarding what people in different occupations wore to work.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

Design for Disaster

McGill engineering students were among the participants in the Quebec Engineering Competition, hosted by McGill from January 19 to 22.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

Producer Pow-Wows

Hollywood filmmaker Jake Eberts, BEng'62, has teamed up with six family members - all McGill grads - to create the Eberts Endowment, a four-year renewable program worth more than $600,000 that is intended to attract and support McGill's indigenous students.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

No Space for Mistakes

Julie Payette, BEng'86, DSc'03, was the Capsule Communicator - CAPCOM in space-speak - on the recent Discovery mission.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Getting off to a Fresh Start

McGill's new Arts Legacy program is designed to help first-year Arts students get their post-secondary studies off to a solid start before selecting a major.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Big Job in Baghdad

John Holmes, BA'78, LLB'82, is Canada's new ambassador to Iraq.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Playing with Pop Culture

Rick Miller, BSc(Arch)'93, BArch'94, a budding star on the Canadian theatrical scene, finds his architecture training adds "visual sophistication" to the plays he writes.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

McGill Rolls out the Welcome Mat

McGill offers a warm welcome to its 177th class of fresh new students, laying on a week's worth of activities and services.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

From the desk of the principal

The season of renewal.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Digging Deep: Mining Students Hit the Motherlode

Students in McGill's mining engineering program can be real gold diggers – literally. Industry is lining up to offer them jobs once they've done their time in the mines.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Plain-spoken People's Hero

Civil servants don't generally attract newspaper headlines and the kind of adulation usually reserved for hockey stars and Hollywood icons. But then, Auditor General Sheila Fraser, BCom'72, is no ordinary civil servant.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Le physicien philosophe

Selon Mario Bunge de McGill, un philosophe qui a passé des décennies à décoder la physique quantique, les meilleurs scientifiques carburent à l'imagination tandis que les meilleurs spécialistes des sciences sociales s'attirent de puissants ennemis.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

The Story of the Three Bares

The brainchild of a piano prodigy. The creation of a super-rich sculptress. Discover the naked truth about a campus landmark that has been part of the McGill scenery for eight decades.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

The Troublesome Ethics of Biosecurity

The new term "biosecurity" reflects a growing awareness that rapid developments in life sciences and biomedical research offer not only the potential for great benefits, but also the possibility of misuse to cause deliberate harm.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Home Away From Home

Nadege Conger, MBA'90, oversees Sabbaticalhomes.com, a website that helps professors and other university staffers find, rent or swap homes away from home.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005