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Pay attention to the man behind the curtain

Between them, Dan Levitin and Sandy Pearlman have worked on records that have sold upwards of 300 million copies. Guess that makes them the right choice to teach a new course on the technology behind music production.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

P.O.V.: A New York Yankee in James McGill's court

A primer for American newcomers to McGill by SSMU prez Jake Itzkowitz.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

How the brain responds as the beat goes on

McGill, Stanford researchers first to map neural responses to transitions in music

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Published on : 01 Aug 2007

High performance, high purpose

Though organized by a former Olympian, the second annual High Performance Camp for Aboriginal students focused on much more than sports.

Published on : 31 May 2007

Daniel Dennett on the evolution of human culture

McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) are pleased to announce a public lecture by Daniel C. Dennett, Professor of Philosophy and Co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, on Monday, May 28. Dennett, the noted atheist and bestselling author of Darwin’s Dangerous Idea and, most recently, Breaking the Spell, will address “From Animal to Human: The Evolution of Human Culture.”

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Published on : 25 May 2007

McGill architects given postage due

Commemorative stamps depict iconic pieces of Canadiana

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Published on : 23 May 2007

P.O.V.: Honorary degrees for dummies

One of the nation's most beloved political cartoonists trades in his pen and ink for a keyboard and waxes funny on what it's like for a high school drop-out to get an honorary degree from McGill.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Profile: Liam Durcan: Straddling the worlds of art and science

Talented neurologist by day, celebrated author by night, Liam Durcan does it all.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

McGill web gems: Lincoln North and Osler's Montreal

Abe Lincoln and Sir William Osler -- does it get any better than this?

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Making music -- as easy as spinning a gyrotyre

Speaking of whatzamabobbits, check out music researcher Marcelo Wanderley's funky futuristic musical contraptions.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Continuing Education: the Centre that never sleeps

When the bulk of McGillians go home at night, the campus classrooms are taken over by a very different student body.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

PhD candidate turns homeward for inspiration

When not working on his doctoral studies in Integrated Studies in Education, Dale Boyle can be found on stage wielding a pretty mean blues axe.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Investigating our fascination with crime

A tour of the dark side, real and invented, with highly knowledgeable guides

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Published on : 15 May 2007

Media Advisory: Media@McGill hosts technology, art and society symposium

One-day event to explore technology with artists, academics and activists

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Published on : 14 May 2007