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Increase in university funding urgently needed: McGill

Tue, 2004-02-17 16:00

In an appearance today before the Commission parlementaire sur la qualité, l'accessibilité et le financement des universités, McGill University called for a public policy framework that encourages universities to diversify and expand their sources of revenue beyond government funding and that recognizes the vital role of research-intensive universities.

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Celebrating life at Macdonald

Wed, 2004-02-11 (All day)

About 600 staff, faculty and students are gathering on February 12 to honour the birthday and memory of the man whose name graces McGill's West Island campus: Sir William Christopher Macdonald.

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Quebec's immigration and language policies under the microscope

Tue, 2004-02-10 12:00

Despite recent progress Quebec's official language still needs bolstering, especially among new immigrants whose first language is not French, says language policy expert James Archibald. As director of Translation Studies at McGill's Centre for Continuing Education, Archibald has examined recent trends in immigrant integration and francization over the past 15 years.

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Yeast mutations offer window into human disease

Thu, 2004-02-05 11:30

Different combinations of genetic mutations may give rise to diverse human traits, including complex diseases such as schizophrenia, say scientists at the University of Toronto and McGill University in Montreal.

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How do women and children survive war?

Mon, 2004-02-02 (All day)

Academics and community workers from around the world are participating in a major conference on human security in war-torn societies this week at McGill, organized by the University's Centre for Developing-Area Studies.

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Media and PR leader recruited to McGill

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

Veteran newspaper editor and public relations consultant Jennifer Robinson joins McGill as Associate Vice-Principal (Communications), beginning February 2, 2004.

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McGill University Fall Convocation: October 23, 2003

Mon, 2003-10-20 (All day)

Mr Johnston will receive an honorary degree at the Fall Convocation ceremony, Thursday, October 23, in the Salle Wilfrid Pelletier at Place des Arts. He will deliver the Convocation address.

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When Harry meets the Shaver

Mon, 2003-10-20 (All day)

Adam Conter's hair is about to hit the floor. The third-year student has spearheaded a McGill chapter of Mix 96's Shave to Save Campaign, which raises funds for breast cancer research and treatment. Conter will go the way of Kojak on October 21.

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Mary Robinson to speak at McGill Homecoming

Thu, 2003-10-16 (All day)

McGill University's Homecoming takes a new twist this year: Mary Robinson will speak to alumni as part of a special effort to interest those who left McGill with a graduate degree rather than an undergraduate one.

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Home turfs explored

Wed, 2003-10-01 (All day)

Home is a simple word with so many meanings. Throughout October, McGill University has teamed up with the CBC, Concordia and Hour to explore the many facets of home as part of Montreal Matters 2003.

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