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We've come a long way, baby!

Thu, 2005-10-27 09:30

Jarrett Rudy looks at the history of one of Quebec's favourite pastimes, smoking, and how the attitudes of la belle province differed from the rest of Canada.

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Winning the numbers game

Thu, 2006-11-09 06:30

From dementia to hedge funds, survival analysis has many uses.

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Coats for classmates

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

The McGill Chaplaincy Service and the McGill International Students Network collect and distribute winter wear for international students.

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Seven new faces, seven new stories

Thu, 2007-12-06 04:30

Our annual roundup of some of the new professorial faces on campus focuses on everything from opera to electrical engineering.

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Human rights in Cambodia

Thu, 2003-11-13 (All day)

Former Dean of Law Peter Leuprecht has a unique perspective on the Southeast Asian country, which since 1993 has been returning to some semblance of normalcy. Leuprecht, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Human Rights in Cambodia will discuss the country's situation from the fall of the Khmer Rouge to the present.

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Ask an expert: The artifice of colour and nature

Thu, 2006-09-21 07:30

In the most recent installment of this popular feature, anthropology prof John Galaty answers the age-old question, "Why are stop lights red, caution lights yellow and go lights green?" Go to find out more. No, stop. OK, you can go now.

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Shop till you drop - McGill's Purchasing Services

Thu, 2005-04-28 09:30

Think of them as your own personal shopper for matters scholarly. Purchasing Services will get you obsolete tractor paper for your department's antique printer, or a crate of frogs for your next departmental party, or even your lab, if you're into that kind of thing.

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Book celebrates Sir William Macdonald

Thu, 2007-09-27 04:30

Liliane Stewart, president of the Macdonald Stewart Foundation, helps launch William Fong's new book, "Sir William C. Macdonald: A Biography."

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Libeskind and the architecture of optimism

Thu, 2004-10-28 (All day)

One of the few architects in the world with pop-culture name recognition, Daniel Libeskind recently spoke at McGill on his recent projects and the place of architecture in society.

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Five most valuable players

Thu, 2006-05-18 10:30

If it weren't for the support staff, this place would grind to a shuddering halt. A quintet of hard-working staffers take their respective noses off the grindstone long enough to accept their Principal's Staff Awards.

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