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A meeting of religious minds

The Spanish city of Seville was the setting for an interfaith discussion on how religion can increase tolerance. Dean of Religious Studies Barry Levy was central to the planning of the international gathering.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

West Island atlas

Good decisions cannot be made without good information. In the West Island of Montreal, a lot of decisions are being made about development — but until now, they've been made without a lot of information. Geography professor Thom Meredith has assembled a team that has created an environmental atlas of the area, that covers everything from land use to bird habitats.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

McGill newsmakers '03

There's no red carpet or sexy gowns, or even a little statue. Nevertheless, it's our annual Newsmakers of the year round-up for those McGill folks, past and present, who made a splash in the world's media, from Leno to La Presse.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Reinventing the wheelchair

Linghua Kong's thesis project is on new product development, something the mechanical engineering doctoral student already knows much about. Kong has already won awards for a cost effective electric wheelchair that will increase mobility for people who rely on these machines.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Nobel laureate to lecture at McGill

Joseph Taylor, a research star who researches stars (and won a Nobel in the process) comes to McGill.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Heart-stopping crimes

Tuesday Night Café commits Crimes of the Heart.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Coats for classmates

The McGill Chaplaincy Service and the McGill International Students Network collect and distribute winter wear for international students.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Xmas activities for the wee ones

A roundup of seasonal activites for children.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

MUNACA votes for action

The union representing McGill’s clerical staff has rejected the university’s latest offer tabled on November 26. At the same time they mandated a possible strike. The administration and the union are now entering conciliation talks.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Vending

Distroboto is a vending machine for stocking stuffer art.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Daycare subsidy woes

The parents and staff of the McGill daycare have drafted an open letter to the provincial government protesting new regulations for subsidized childcare.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Grazing

Get your roasted chestnuts at Phillips Square.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Vinet's term as Provost renewed

Provost Luc Vinet has been appointed to a second five-year term. Hey, what happened to vice-principal (academic)?

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Campus consumerism: A guide to holiday shopping at McGill

You can get your holiday shopping done without having to brave the malls – campus offers a number of shopping opportunities, and better yet, you won’t hear Jingle Bell Rock on the PA system once.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

The business of world hunger

An American cow earns three dollars a day in subsidies, but half the world’s farmers earn less than two dollars a day. Indian food and trade policy analyst Devinder Sharma spoke at Macdonald campus about the inequities of the global trade system.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003