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Ombudsperson leaves with recommendations

Thu, 2003-11-27 (All day)

Carol Cumming Spears said a lot of disputes that crossed her desk as ombudsperson could have been avoided with clear rules, better communication and more respect on all sides.

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The business of battling poverty

Thu, 2007-11-22 04:30

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shines as speaker for the inaugural Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture.

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The art of living in residence

Thu, 2003-10-23 (All day)

It takes a special kind of person to willingly agree to spend years living with the company of a couple of hundred first year students, but that is just what the hall directors of the residence system are doing.

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Around campus

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:30

From health care reform and alternative teaching methods to belly dancing and muff warmers, this version of campus highlights offers something for just about everyone.

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Using computers to test survival success

Wed, 2004-04-14 09:30

Andr� Costopoulos studies ancient hominid species and the factors that affected their different survival rates, and he does it in real time. No, he doesn't own a time machine: the anthropologist uses computer models to imagine how our antecedents might have coped with their world.

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P.O.V.: Six years after 9/11: Academia's failure

Thu, 2007-09-13 04:30

History prof Gil Troy paints a sobering picture of a post-9/11 world that has changed precious little in the wake of tragedy.

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How beta-blockers came to be

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Sir James Black may have been honoured with a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in pharmacology, but he gives credit to all those who put in the bench hours.

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Hitting the right notes

Thu, 2006-04-13 10:30

Stories about the faculty and students of McGill's Schulich School of Music. Off-beat venues for classical cello; jazz-cat undergrads make a downtown club their classroom; conducting mentorship; healing broken musicians; Mini-Music pulls 'em in.

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No expiry on dreams

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Laurie Gottlieb believes that middle age can be just the beginning. Her book "No Expiry Date: A Practical and Inspirational Way for Women to Take Charge of their Futures" features academic theory and interviews with over 100 women.

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Profile: Pearl of a sports scribe

Thu, 2007-04-19 04:30

Over the course of a career that has spanned three decades, sports information officer Earl Zukerman has reported on McGill's greatest sports moments.

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