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McGill Q & A: Desmond Morton on the state of Canada's mission in Afghanistan

McGill professor emeritus of history Desmond Morton is a military historian and author of more than 40 books on politics, industrial relations and military history. He spent ten years in the Canadian Army prior to beginning his teaching career.

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Published on : 25 Apr 2007

McGill welcomes Universitas

On April 20, McGill will host a gathering of international development experts and top academics who will look at the role of higher education in combating poverty and health care problems in developing nations.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2007

McGill hosts Universitas 21

International group to explore how universities can promote UN development goals

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Published on : 18 Apr 2007

Slavery, past and present

Conference to examine historic archetypes, current realities

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Published on : 16 Apr 2007

Ishmael Beah, Roméo Dallaire, reveal war’s brutalities

McGill welcomes "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" author Ishmael Beah, with an introduction by Sen. Roméo Dallaire

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Published on : 11 Apr 2007

McGill Q & A: Payam Akhavan

Akhavan convinces MPs, Harper to seek justice for Kazemi

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Jody Heymann tells senators social equality leads to better health

Dr. Jody Heymann, Director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy, adjunct professor at Harvard University and internationally respected voice on the connections among government policy, working conditions and public health, testified before the Canadian Senate Sub-Committee on Population Health in Ottawa on March 28.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Profile: Where there's peace, there's hope

Frédéric Samvura's journey, from Kenyan refugee camp to the Roddick Gates as an Economics and International Development student, is an inspirational story of courage.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

The story behind the numbers

While their most recent study about the gap in mortality rates between blacks and whites in the U.S. has been garnering all sorts of attention, the epidemiologists at the public health group aren't resting on their laurels.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Ex-PM drops in for a visit

Former Prime Minister Paul Martin surprises students of Norman Cornett's Religious Studies class with an unannounced visit.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Munroe-Blum calls on leaders to resolve university underfunding

Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, congratulated Premier Jean Charest, Action Démocratique leader Mario Dumont and Parti Québécois leader André Boisclair for their energetic campaigns guided by a clear dedication to enhancing the well-being of Québec society.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2007

McGill celebrates two Killam Prizes

Jurist Roderick Macdonald, engineer A.P.S. Selvadurai each awarded top research prize

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Published on : 27 Mar 2007

2007 federal budget, a step in the right direction for university teaching and research

The 2007 federal budget, tabled March 19 by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, addressed the question of fiscal imbalance by considerably increasing transfer payments to the provinces and by introducing a new equalization formula.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2007

Political violence, natural disasters and mental health impact

A Douglas-led team of world health researchers search for effective interventions for disadvantaged civilian populations

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Published on : 20 Mar 2007

Media Advisory: McGill hosts reproductive health symposium

Internationally recognized feminism experts to speak on women’s reproductive and sexual health issues

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Published on : 20 Mar 2007