"Reflections on Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security" will be given on Saturday, October 18, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm, in Room 132 of the Leacock Building. Tickets available at the door, first-come first-served.
They're baaaaack. The trickle of fresh-faced students arriving on campus will soon give way to a veritable torrent, marking the beginning of the 2006-2007 academic year. Buckle up.
The Centre for International Sustainable Development Law takes its new book on tour.
The School of Social Work's two-week orientation session for First Nations and Inuit students helps participants adjust to university life.
The Bronfman Building has a slick new look, with an exterior canopy and wood interior. The snazzy lobby also comes with a new bistro, catering to an upscale campus market.
Speaking of the state of our planet; with all the dire predictions of impending environmental cataclysm, it sure is swell to get a little happy news once in a while. This time the good news comes from an unlikely source - Rwanda, where ecotourism has helped gorilla populations swell to totals not seen since the 1960s.
McGill is mourning the loss of Christopher Driscoll, a 21-year-old student in the Faculty of Music, who died in a tragic skiing accident at Jay Peak, Vermont, on January 9.
He's brash. He's outspoken. He's controversial. He's Richard Pound, the man most feared by athletes juiced up on drugs.
Steven Sanderson, who heads the world's largest international wildlife research and conservation NGO, will deliver the next Beatty Memorial Lecture. He will address concerns about the future of wild nature, suggest contributions conservation can make to rural poverty alleviation, and raise difficult questions about the risk of impoverishing wild nature in the service of poverty alleviation.
Philanthropist Francesco Bellini braves the cold and snow to turn the sod at the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building and the new Cancer Research Pavilion.