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Media Advisory: Pow-wow comes to campus

Wed, 2010-09-22 12:00

Singing, dancing, drumming and lacrosse will come to McGill University’s downtown campus Friday as the University and its First Peoples’ House present the ninth annual pow-wow on Friday, Sept. 24, on the lower field at the downtown campus. And the public is invited to participate, free of charge.

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
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McGill among best law schools for integrated common and civil law program

Thu, 2010-09-16 11:15

For the first time since Maclean’s magazine began ranking Canadian law schools in 2007, one school is perched in the Top Three of both the common and civil law school lists.

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Contact: Victoria Leenders-Cheng
Organization: Communications, Faculty of Law
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Office Phone: 514-398-3424
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Water management and malnutrition crucial issues at McGill food conference

Thu, 2010-09-02 12:00

Water management and malnutrition are the two key threats to food security that will be discussed at the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security, to be held Oct. 19-21, 2010, in Montreal.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Associate Director, Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Your body recycling itself – captured on film

Mon, 2010-09-13 09:00

Proteins are made up of a chain of amino acids, and scientists have known since the 1980s that first one in the chain determines the lifetime of a protein. McGill researchers have finally discovered how the cell identifies this first amino acid – and caught it on camera.

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Contact: Maria Naso
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514 398-1076
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World’s first transcontinental anesthesia

Fri, 2010-09-10 11:00

Videoconferences may be known for putting people to sleep, but never like this. Dr. Thomas Hemmerling and his team of McGill’s Department of Anesthesia achieved a world first on August 30, 2010, when they treated patients undergoing thyroid gland surgery in Italy remotely from Montreal.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Office Phone: 514-398-7698
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McGill again listed among world's top universities

Thu, 2010-09-09 11:15

Rated first in Canada, 19th globally in QS World University Rankings

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
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Office Phone: 514-398-6752
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Prestigious Sloan Fellowship awarded to McGill astrophysicist

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

McGill University Astrophysicist Matt Dobbs has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Dobbs, a Canada Research Chair in Astro-particle Physics, investigates a big subject: the origins and evolution of the universe.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Babcock wins gold with McGill tie

Mon, 2010-03-01 10:15

The McGill tie has worked its magic again.

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
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Office Phone: 514-398-6752
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Babcock wins gold with McGill tie

Mon, 2010-03-01 21:00

Mike Babcock (BE’86) coached the Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory Sunday night, wearing a McGill tie sent to him in the closing days of the hockey tournament.

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What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History

Mon, 2009-10-05 09:00

What do and did we eat? What do our food stories tell us about who we are or were? What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History, a new volume edited by Professor Nathalie Cooke of McGill University, serves up twelve preliminary answers to initiate and nourish the discussion of food in Canada.

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Contact: Pascal Zamprelli
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Office Phone: 514-398-1385
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