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McGill's newest teaching award aims to be its most prestigious. The first three winners certainly can't fail to impress.
Conflict expert honoured
Political scientist Michael Brecher, one of the world's top authorities on the nature of conflicts, has won the Prix du Québec, the province's most illustrious prize.
Lt-guv with a mission
Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault believes that life is a matter of destiny and will.
Exploding the genome miracle
Is the genetics revolution overrated? Harvard evolutionary geneticist Richard Lewontin sure thinks so.
A chair is born
A new endowed chair in reproductive medicine will burnish a McGill centre that has been making history in its field.
What constitutes a francophone?
Just how French does Quebec need to be? Political philosopher Charles Taylor and author Jean-François Lisée recently offered their thoughts on the subject.
Making new heart muscles
A remarkable discovery by Ray Chiu and his team has given hope to the possibility of a revolutionary new method for treating heart ailments.
Matters of life and death
A recent book chronicles the lives and deaths of palliative care patients, examining the tensions that can emerge between heathcare professionals and patients and their families.
Senate: The shape of things to come
Senators hear about McGill's building priorities, while some worry about the effect that high salaries for new professors might have on professors who are already here.
Slice of life: Sharing the lectern
Team teaching is becoming a more popular approach for courses. What are its strengths and pitfalls?
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