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Learning French by discovering Quebec

A new program helps undergrads learn French and improve their knowledge of Quebec history.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2007

Charles Taylor awarded Templeton Prize

McGill philosopher first Canadian to win coveted distinction

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Published on : 14 Mar 2007

Media Advisory: Graham Fraser on language

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce that Graham Fraser, Commissioner of Official Languages, will be giving the J.R. Mallory Lecture in Canadian Studies on Wednesday, March 14. The title of his lecture is Linguistic Duality, Language Narratives and the National Conversation.

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Published on : 13 Mar 2007

Shuttle bound Canadian space patch unveiled

McGill engineering student Mustapha Kerouch and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut and McGill alumnus Dr. Dafydd (Dave) Williams shared the spotlight at a news conference March 2 as they proudly unveiled Mr. Kerouch’s winning submission to the Mission STS-118 Space Patch Design Contest.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

The Write Stuff

From Mary Lawson to David Bezmozgis, Colin McAdam to Golda Fried, McGill grads have a winning way with words.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

Aspiring apprentice

Muna Heaven, BCL/LLB'04, is one of a fresh crop of 18 candidates vying to earn a job with one of Donald Trump's companies during the sixth season of "The Apprentice."

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Published on : 02 Mar 2007

She shoots, he scores

And the awards keep coming. McGill grad Torill Kove has a date with Oscar, winning the Academy Award in the best animated short category for "The Danish Poet," a film she directed.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2007

Headliners - Funding takes a hit, Mozart still a hit

This edition of McGill newsmakers shines the spotlight on three researchers and a trio of musicians.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2007

From miniature to monolithic

One of the world's foremost prosthodontists, Harry Rosen, dentistry Professor Emeritus, is also carving a name out for himself as a leading practitioner of "earth art."

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Published on : 08 Feb 2007

Media@McGill presents screenwriting mini-conference

Dispelling the widely held notion that all Anglophone screenwriters live in Toronto, Media@McGill is pleased to present a Writers Guild of Canada conference on English screenwriting in Quebec.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2007

Collection turns spotlight on city's unseen poets

A simple poetry workshop at the St. James Drop-In Centre leads to 14 marginalized people becoming published poets.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2007

Can video games be good for you?

A team of researchers led by McGill University psychologist Mark Baldwin has created a video game that it says is not only good for you - it makes you feel good about yourself.

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Published on : 16 Jan 2007

P.O.V.: Le trésor de Rackham le mcgillois

URO Com Officer Céline Poissant lets us in on the connection between Tintin and Denis Thérien, VP Research and International Relations.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007