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Genocide Prevention: Confronting the Past

From October 1 to 14, McGill University will host "Imagining the Unthinkable: L'exposition du genocide," a public exhibition that conveys the realities of genocide by bringing together exceptional international collections of photographs, drawings, survivor testimonial archives and interactive multimedia.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2007

Community Update: Electrical fire in Currie Gym, Macdonald substation

Last evening, Monday, September 24, at 19h50, a power failure was reported on the McGill campus that alerted fire and security officials to an electrical fire at the Currie Gymnasium at 475 Pine Avenue West.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2007

Class disruption due to power outage

Due to a fire yesterday evening, September 24, there is currently no electrical power in either the Currie Gymnasium or the Tomlinson Fieldhouse. These buildings are therefore closed until power is fully restored. Until then, all classes and other activities scheduled for these facilities are cancelled. We anticipate a resumption of electricity to these buildings in the next day or two. Please monitor this space and we will update it as new information becomes available.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2007

New Wars and the New Media

Tariq Ali to present Media@McGill Public Lecture

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Published on : 24 Sep 2007

Podcast: McGill's Karl Moore talks management with Michael Sabia

Every Monday in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business, Karl Moore interviews professors and thinkers, CEOs and exciting young professors.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2007

Joe Clark: The World Needs More Canada

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) is pleased to announce that Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada and Professor of Practice for Public-Private Sector Partnerships at McGill's Centre for Developing-Area Studies, will deliver the public lecture, The World Needs More Canada, at 4:00 p.m. on September 25th, at McGill's Faculty Club.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2007

Significant number of children arrive at The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC in pain due to dental caries and abscesses

Since January of this year, 280 children have arrived at the Dentistry Department or Emergency Room of the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the MUHC in pain because of dental caries or abscesses.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2007

Invasive crab species identified in Panama Canal

A Smithsonian scientist and his colleague from McGill report that a potentially harmful invasive crab species that has spread to several countries is now established and reproducing in Panama. Mark Torchin, a staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama, and Dominique Roche, a McGill pre-doctoral student, report their research in the September issue of Aquatic Invasions.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2007

Genocide prevention: Hope for the future

Thirty five youth leaders from 23 countries to meet in pre-conference

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Published on : 20 Sep 2007

Inuit health survey

The impact of diet change is the focus of the Inuit Health Survey, headed by McGill epidemiologist Grace Egeland. On board the Amundsen icebreaker since Aug. 17, Egeland is leading this comprehensive look at the health and welfare of Inuit in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Labrador's Nunatsiavut communities.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2007

How big is your prefrontal cortex?

Psychologists from McGill, the University of Toronto, Harvard and the University of Hawaii have developed new computerized measures of "executive intelligence" to predict whether job candidates will excel in managerial roles. The research findings, published in the August issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, demonstrate that those who do exceptionally well at tasks assessing the cognitive functions of the prefrontal cortex -- often labelled the "executive" of the brain -- obtain high ratings of managerial competence from supervisors. Robert Pihl was the researcher involved from McGill.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2007

Sixth annual Pow-wow to highlight education

First Peoples' House hosts celebration of aboriginal culture

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Published on : 17 Sep 2007

McGill Experts: Reasonable accommodation

The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society has begun its cross-province hearings in 17 Quebec communities. The commission is headed by McGill philosophy professor Charles Taylor and sociologist Gérard Bouchard. We suggest the following sources for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of the commission:

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Published on : 17 Sep 2007

From complex pathways to patient care, the MNI attacks Parkinson's disease from all sides

From complex pathways to patient care, the MNI attacks Parkinson's disease from all sides

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Published on : 01 Aug 2006