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Leah Tivoli: returns to her roots through food

MSE student Leah Tivoli feeds the masses.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Maintenance at McGill

McGill's current tally of deferred maintenance is currently $165-million. It's an uphill battle to catch up on the work, complicated by McGill's many heritage buildings.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

New federal funding for graduate students

Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Culture and psychiatry

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Judy Dear: Giving at the office

As chair of McGill's Centraide campaign, Judy Dear is putting in 12-hour days. She's also the chair of the Management Forum. Remarkably, she says she isn't stressed.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

McGill mourns Phyllis Shapiro

Phyllis Shapiro, McGill education professor and wife of Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, passed away November 20 after a brief battle with cancer.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

Quebec studies at McGill

McGill's busy Quebec Studies Program allows students and researchers to combine disciplines in a fertile ground for studying North America's largest French jurisdiction.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

Improving health care for anglos

Health Canada has given the Faculty of Arts $11.5 million to help improve health and social services for anglophone communities in Quebec's regions.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

The body's mind

Philosopher Daniel Dennett will be giving the Montreal Neurological Institute's Wilder Penfield Lecture, entitled "My Body Has a Mind of its Own."

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Educating Quebec

"What Role Must or Can the Quebec State Play in Education?" is the theme of a conference sponsored by the Quebec Studies Program.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Centraide specials

The Centraide campaign will hold a silent auction on November 18.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Can't lose with Zadie's Shoes

Zadie's Shoes tells the story of Benjamin, a compulsive gambler who has just lost the money for his girlfriend Ruth's trip to Mexico — a trip she was taking to get treatment for cancer.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

McCord thinks of the children

"Growing up in Montreal" is a new exhibition on the history of childhood in the city.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Senate report

Daycare questions, Turnitin.com, the capital campaign and communications tackled at the October 27 meeting.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Iraqi politician at McGill

Women's rights activist, humanitarian, physician and member of the Iraqi National Assembly, Dr. Rajaa H. Khuzai will discuss the challenges facing Iraqi women and students before and after Saddam Hussein.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004