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Tasty Bronfman renovations

The Bronfman Building has a slick new look, with an exterior canopy and wood interior. The snazzy lobby also comes with a new bistro, catering to an upscale campus market.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Let's talk science

An eager group brings McGill graduate students into school classrooms to introduce little ones to the world of frog innards, test tubes and robots.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Air and space law conference takes wing

An upcoming conference hosted by the Institute of Air and Space Law will address all the thorny legal problems arising from modern air travel — privacy, sovereignty, safety and even the environment.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

On the road to stones and beer

Redpath Museum curator Ingrid Birker takes velocipede-riding Montrealers on a tour through Montreal's past, from the murky mists of pre-history embedded in rock to the founding of a microbrewery.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Nations lost, cities gained

Immigration may have created a more cosmopolitan air to Montreal and Toronto, but this country still needs to adjust to a growing population whose loyalties may be urban and transnational rather than Canadian, according to Art History and Communications professor Jenny Burman.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Perch discover nature's junk food

Yellow perch are now eating quagga mussels, a species that invaded Canada's waterways at the same time as the zebra mussel. This adaptation means that toxins that are found in the mussel can now make their way into the food web.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

When tragedy strikes

When a student was found dead in her residence room, McGill's crisis response went into action, providing support resources for students and staff.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Going somewhere?

Architecture takes a nomadic approach to the city.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Plucky exchange between U of T and McGill musicians

The winners of the Felix Galimir Chamber Music Competition at the University of Toronto are visiting McGill in an annual exchange of musical prowess.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

The bounty of beta blockers

Pharmacology innovator Sir James Black talks on the "Greatest Benefit to Mankind."

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Powwow on campus

First Peoples House holds their Third Annual powwow.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Meteorology on cloud nine

Physics professor Shaun Lovejoy has developed a way to more accurately measure clouds.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Mélanie Vincelette: Hitting the books

As an aspiring writer, getting a publishing deal can be the best thing to happen to you. Setting up your own publishing house is even better, and is just what graduate student Mélanie Vincelette did.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

McGill doctoral students win Trudeau scholarships

The Trudeau Foundation has granted scholarships to two McGill students, worth $35,000 a year for four years. One wants to help bring peace to the Middle East, the other to study constitutional law.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

McGill welcomes new acting vice-principal

Jacques Hurtubise, appointed associate vice-principal (research) in August, will be sitting behind a bigger desk sooner than he expected. He will be the acting vice-principal (research) upon the departure of Louise Proulx, who is leaving her VP portfolio at the end of September.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004