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P.O.V.: Frosh week now and then

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:30

Considered McGill's funniest person by many, Derek Drummond looks at the differences between the McGill of today and the school he came to as a freshman 50 years ago. How old is Drummond? He's not saying, but he still refers to men's pants as "slacks."

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Mediating McGill

Thu, 2005-03-24 09:30

Dentistry professor and university ombudsperson Norman Miller is the first line of appeal for students - or anyone else who needs to take on McGill bureaucracy.

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Two talks from the Douglas

Thu, 2004-09-23 (All day)

New York writer Andrew Solomon speaks on depression, and Rémi Quirion presents the lecture "A neuroscientist's story" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Douglas Hospital Research Centre.

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Plugged into Mozart

Thu, 2006-04-13 10:30

CIRMMT takes a road trip. McGill researchers go down to Beantown to hook up Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Keith Lockhart to a space-age vest that monitors his physical responses as he performs in concert. Mozart in the new millennium.

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Newsmakers 2004

Thu, 2005-01-13 (All day)

The Reporter's crack team of cable-TV-watching news-gnomes have emerged from their Dorito-strewn couches, eyes red and glassy, greasy hands smeared with newsprint. The 24-hour bouts of channel surfing and paper clipping were all part of the behind the scenes effort to produce the only Top Ten list that matters -- McGill's top newsmakers of the year. It turns out our staff, students and professors are getting noticed, by everyone from the New York Times to Sports Illustrated to The O'Reilly Factor.

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Coping with water scarcity

Thu, 2007-03-29 04:30

The Brace Centre for Water Resources Management marks World Water Day with presentations by professors and students.

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Time capsule discovered!

Thu, 2004-04-29 (All day)

Security guard Mathieu Racette knew right away that the box he discovered near the Wong Building was special – and now the plain metal container has people across campus scratching their heads trying to solve the mystery of its contents.

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Election Monday to Super Bowl Sunday

Thu, 2006-01-26 09:30

This edition's roundup of McGill headliners features docs, jocks and post-traumatic shocks.

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Jonathan Blais: Cutting the competition down to size

Thu, 2007-01-25 04:30

He's the Sidney Crosby of North American lumberjacks -- just 19 years old and the very best collegiate woodsman on the continent.

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François Tavenas, 1942-2004

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

The McGill community notes the passing of former Vice-Principal (Planning and Resources) François Tavenas.

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