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Human rights in Cambodia

Thu, 2003-11-13 (All day)

Former Dean of Law Peter Leuprecht has a unique perspective on the Southeast Asian country, which since 1993 has been returning to some semblance of normalcy. Leuprecht, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Human Rights in Cambodia will discuss the country's situation from the fall of the Khmer Rouge to the present.

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Ask an expert: The artifice of colour and nature

Thu, 2006-09-21 07:30

In the most recent installment of this popular feature, anthropology prof John Galaty answers the age-old question, "Why are stop lights red, caution lights yellow and go lights green?" Go to find out more. No, stop. OK, you can go now.

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Shop till you drop - McGill's Purchasing Services

Thu, 2005-04-28 09:30

Think of them as your own personal shopper for matters scholarly. Purchasing Services will get you obsolete tractor paper for your department's antique printer, or a crate of frogs for your next departmental party, or even your lab, if you're into that kind of thing.

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Book celebrates Sir William Macdonald

Thu, 2007-09-27 04:30

Liliane Stewart, president of the Macdonald Stewart Foundation, helps launch William Fong's new book, "Sir William C. Macdonald: A Biography."

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Libeskind and the architecture of optimism

Thu, 2004-10-28 (All day)

One of the few architects in the world with pop-culture name recognition, Daniel Libeskind recently spoke at McGill on his recent projects and the place of architecture in society.

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Five most valuable players

Thu, 2006-05-18 10:30

If it weren't for the support staff, this place would grind to a shuddering halt. A quintet of hard-working staffers take their respective noses off the grindstone long enough to accept their Principal's Staff Awards.

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Canada in the world

Thu, 2005-02-10 09:30

A group of high-profile academics, international policy stakeholders, researchers, NGO representatives, business leaders and concerned citizens will examine Canada's changing role in the world.

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Research & Discovery: Pushing PRAM

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

What does Participatory Research at McGill really mean? There's only one way to find out.

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Teaching alternative medicine

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Four years ago, epidemiology professor Jean-Paul Collet went to China, where he saw modern medicine mixed with alternative and traditional treatments. He brings this integrated approach to McGill in a summer course for graduate students.

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McGill headliners: Sex, lies and vocal apes

Thu, 2006-03-02 10:30

This edition of McGill's media darlings includes Ian Shrier's take on sex and sport, Jack Jedwab's opinion of Wayne Gretzky's gambling woes, and Athena Vouloumanos' research on babies, parents and the soothing calls of rhesus monkeys.

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