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McGill mourns Phyllis Shapiro

Thu, 2004-11-25 (All day)

Phyllis Shapiro, McGill education professor and wife of Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, passed away November 20 after a brief battle with cancer.

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No perdido en la traduccion

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Are you sitting down? Good, because we're about to lay some shocking numbers on you. In total, Canada needs about 1,000 new translators per year -- even though we only produce 300 or 400! And, with Quebec doing more and more business with Latin American countries, there is a dearth of competent Spanish translators. Ay carumba, you say? Why not check out McGill's new Spanish translation program and get a jump on your new career?

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Envisioning the ecological future

Thu, 2005-03-10 09:30

Geography professor Garry Peterson is part of a worldwide effort to determine the best way to manage environmental change.

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No small dreams

Thu, 2007-05-31 04:30

By week's end, some 6,100 students will have moved from the student ranks to become full-fledged McGill alumni.

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Back to school

Thu, 2004-09-09 (All day)

It's back to school time, and this year, McGill is welcoming more new faces — students and professors alike — than ever before. With streamlined new ID systems and a plethora of welcome events, everyone should find the transition to a new year easier than ever before.

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Special issue: Shedding light on poverty

Thu, 2006-03-16 10:30

Researchers from across McGill's faculties take aim at a social ill that has long prowled in the shadows.

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Face to face with the Principal

Thu, 2004-12-09 (All day)

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum took the floor for the first Town Hall meeting with staff and students. Questions ranged from libraries to the environment to ethical investment.

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McGill at the top of the world

Thu, 2007-03-15 04:30

Five McGill Arctic researchers, five stories as different as snowflakes.

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Flu in the coop

Thu, 2004-04-08 (All day)

Microbiology professor Brian Ward discusses the implications of - and possible solutions to - the Avian flu virus that is now appearing in Canadian livestock.

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The fishy business of marine preservation

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

A pair of McGill's finest has founded Beautiful Oceans, an educational program that offers online learning and real-time diving. Catch a wave with Beautiful Oceans.

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