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Issa Boullata: 56 years of teaching

Thu, 2005-02-10 09:30

Issa Boullata has been teaching for 56 years, 30 of them at McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies. The Arabic language and literature professor was recently honoured by the Middle East Studies Association for his mentoring of students all over the world.

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Headliners: Musical groundbreakers, haberdashery hex-breakers

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

From the hardest working prof in show business to a tie that's as good as a win.

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Max Stiebel: Portrait of the artist

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Max Stiebel is leaving McGill after 29 years of drawing and designing education and information materials for the university. What's next? Perhaps a career as a portrait artist.

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Fed visits class

Thu, 2006-02-09 09:30

Professor Norman Cornett organizes a "collective blind date" between his 110 Religious Studies students and five special guests, including Johanne Gelinas, Canada's Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.

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Around campus

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

Town Hall tops the list of McGill events.

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Inclusive toilets

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

It's become known as the transgendered toilet, but the goal of a barrier free washroom in the student centre is to allow access to anyone, whether they have disabilities, small children or non-traditional gender identities.

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Hydro power: How green is it?

Thu, 2008-03-20 04:00

Ever wonder how much greenhouse gas a boreal forest would produce if entirely submerged under water? Ian Strachan did.

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Social conscience

Thu, 2005-11-10 09:30

The School of Social Work gets a makeover with the arrival of new director Wendy Thomson and the new Philip Fisher Chair, Nico Trocmé.

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Rozen, Gervais take on critical roles

Thu, 2006-11-23 06:00

Rima Rozen takes the reins as Associate VP (Research and International Relations) and Lynne B. Gervais comes on board as Associate VP (Human Resources).

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West Island atlas

Thu, 2004-01-08 (All day)

Good decisions cannot be made without good information. In the West Island of Montreal, a lot of decisions are being made about development — but until now, they've been made without a lot of information. Geography professor Thom Meredith has assembled a team that has created an environmental atlas of the area, that covers everything from land use to bird habitats.

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