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Resurrecting the oldest grain

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

OK, screw on your thinking caps, folks. What's at least 6,000 years old, can be popped like corn and is richer in protein than wheat, barley or rye? Need another hint? It was also mixed with animal blood to make religious figurines by 16th-century Latin Americans. Give up? I'm not telling.

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Task force on student life

Thu, 2005-02-10 09:30

A new Principal's task force will look at all issues pertaining to student life on campus, from academics to athletics, with an eye to improving the overall experience for those who choose to study at McGill.

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Deconstructing hate: Scholar plumbs lure of Jihad

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

Khalid Medani, an assistant professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies, earns a $100,000 Carnegie Scholarship to further examine what leads African youth to join Islamist fundamentalist organizations.

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Preparing for convocation

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

For her third and final year as University Marshal, Kate Le Maistre was given quite a challenge - to manage 10 different convocations, nine of which would be held outdoors for the first time in over 30 years.

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Life as a lumberjack rookie

Thu, 2006-02-09 09:30

How will hardcore woodsmen accept a greenhorn who shows up to camp in a limousine and wearing a purple parka that makes him look like Barney the Dinosaur? Read on...

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Kudos

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

John Jonas, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mining, Metals and Materials Engineering, is named as one of the finalists for the NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Medal -- Canada's most prestigious science award.

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Grad research: Culinary upstairs downstairs

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Architecture student Lara Pascali looks at the phenomenon of Italian North American homes with two separate kitchens: one upstairs for show and a basement one for use.

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The war between food and water

Thu, 2008-03-20 04:00

Garry Peterson cautions us about the dangers of our agricultural practices changing the water cycle.

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Mathias Leblanc: All creatures great and small

Thu, 2005-11-10 09:30

McGill's Dr. Doolittle, Mathias Leblanc, combines his love of animals and people in his new job as University Vet.

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The doctors are in...tune

Thu, 2006-11-23 06:00

By day they deliver babies and remove troublesome gall bladders, by night they make sweet, sweet music. The I Medici di McGill Orchestra is nothing if not unique.

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