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By McGill Reporter Staff While red may be the official colour of McGill, it would seem that we have an increasing penchant for green as well. McGill’s strong commitment to campus sustainability was recognized earlier today with the announcement that the University has been selected to the annual list of Canadas Greenest Employers, as chosen by the [...
What Darwin Didn't Know, a presentation held at the Redpath Museum in honour of Darwin's bicentennary, was recorded live and archived on the World Wide Web. You can watch the presentation via the archive at: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=200902123549 Moderated by David Green, the Director of the Museum, the speakers included four evolutionary biologists from McGill.
Sara is a Triceratopsian dinosaur that lived in Eastend, southern Saskatchewan, just over 65 million years ago. She was probably a teenager when she died but if she had lived to adulthood she would have weighed 10 tonnes. Excavated by the McGill vertebrate paleontology field course led by Dr. Hans Larsson, and then reconstructed in the Redpath Museum, Sara's skull measures close to 5 metres.
The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society that examined the issue of reasonable accommodation of immigrants within Quebec submitted its final report to the Quebec government on Monday.
Entre Nous with Sylvia Franke, Chief Information Officer: Old school excellence delivered by new school technology
She went from Toronto bike courier to lawyer to McGill's Chief Information Officer. She's Sylvia Franke and she has a high-tech story to tell.
Has it really been four years since we last redesigned our website? Indeed it has. And just because you, loyal reader, like to read stuff on the web, the Web Service Group thought it high time for a little sprucing up.
People use communication technology in dramatically different ways, amounts and reasons around the world, according to a recent graduate student conference held at McGill.
Instructional Multimedia Services hosts their second annual Teaching and Technology Fair. There's no Ferris wheel, but there will be a slew of pedagogy programs and teaching tools on display.
Janine Schmidt made a name for herself as an inventive and forward-looking librarian at the University of Queensland. Now she's the new Trenholme Director of Libraries at McGill, and she's ready for the challenge.