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McGill Web Gems: McGill web primer

Thu, 2007-09-13 04:30

The ABCs of McGill's essential web resources.

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Behind the scenes with Homecoming team

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Homecoming comes but once a year, but the dedicated team of staffers in Martlet House prepares for it all year long.

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Flu beyond the coop

Thu, 2006-04-13 10:30

It seems like just yesterday that the threat of an avian flu pandemic had people the world over running around like a chicken with its head... well, you know the rest. So have we dodged the bullet or are we still in the crosshairs? McGill experts weigh in.

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Senate: Stats, funds and calendar dates

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Senate discussed the calendar of dates, new funding in social sciences, and what the university really thinks of the Maclean's rankings.

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Entre Nous with Dr. David Colman, Director, Montreal Neurological Institute: Selling science in the name of the brain

Thu, 2007-04-19 04:30

The Director of the MNI talks about his first foray into lobbying the Feds for more research funding, future MNI programs and why his daughter likes making baking soda volcanoes.

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Philosophy, art and improvisation

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Philosophy professor Eric Lewis decided at age 40 to take up the trumpet again. Not a remarkable resolution, except for also being inspired to shift his research focus from pre-Socratic philosophy to Afrological music and improvisation.

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Roots of resilience

Thu, 2006-01-26 09:30

Psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer receives $3.2-million grant to start up a cross-cultural research program on indigenous mental health.

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P.O.V.: Sam Noumoff

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

A political science prof through four decades at McGill, recently retired Sam Noumoff compares the campus protests of the Vietnam War era to today's eerie quiet.

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McGill's happy postdocs

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

The British journal The Scientist surveyed universities from the U.S., Canada and Europe to find which ones were best for postdocs. Outside of America, University of Alberta was tops in the list, University of Liverpool was second, and McGill was the next best Canadian university.

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Health care and chronic illness: There is a better way

Thu, 2008-03-06 04:00

The "My Tool Box" program gives sufferers of chronic illness new hope in managing their lives.

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