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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

Laughter in the dark

Black Comedy, directed by Emma Tibaldo, November 12-15 and 19-22, 8 pm. Moyse Hall. Reservations: 398-6070, $10 adults, $5 students, seniors.

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Hands-on competition

Rock crushes Scissors, Scissors cut Paper. Paper covers Rock, and Morris Popowich covers the 2003 Rock Paper Scissors Championship for the McGill Reporter, and tries to cut through the cloud of myth that surrounds the primordial simplicity of "RPS."

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Published on : 13 Nov 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

Revolutionary art

Art history professor Francesca Dal Lago studies Chinese art -- from the propaganda posters of the Cultural Revolution to the punk ethos of the more recent era.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Home is where the harm is

Home or hazard? The Office of Science in Society set out to answer that question: you may never look at your Teddy bear the same way again.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The Amazing Spiderman

Professor Chris Buddle says our eight legged friends are an important indicator of the world's ecological health. Charlotte would be pleased.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The art of living in residence

It takes a special kind of person to willingly agree to spend years living with the company of a couple of hundred first year students, but that is just what the hall directors of the residence system are doing.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 15)

The Principal presented her achievements and plans, questions about tuition and a report on gender balance.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

King of radio gives Massey

Novelist Tom King comes to campus as a Massey lecturer.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003