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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

Project Collaboration: Experiment in education

Teachers, scientists and university professors put their heads together to design new ways to teach science in the Quebec educational system. In the end, it was a learning experience for everyone.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Improving info-lit

A recent CREPUQ survey revealed that incoming undergraduate students to Quebec universities are woefully unprepared for the modern research library. Library studies professor Diane Mittermeyer talks about the results, and where we go from here.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Find It McGill links resources

A new library software program makes one-stop research possible. Find It McGill links databases, electronic journals, and the online catalogue.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004

Help for Arts internships

The Faculty of Arts has set up a dedicated internship office to assist students in finding work experience in their field.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2004