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Royal Vic for residences
A committee put together to consider the future fate of the buildings currently occupied by such hospitals as the Royal Victoria and the Montreal Children's -- buildings that will be abandoned once the McGill University Health Centre's new campus is completed -- delivered its report recently. It says two of the Royal Vic's pavilions should be converted into student residences for McGill.
Music's future sounds good
The Faculty of Music's new dean Don McLean almost left the University. He stayed because he sees a brighter future ahead for Canada's best music faculty. His first priority? Getting the new music building that people have been planning for years finally built.
Making sense of terrorism
Political scientists from McGill and elsewhere recently gathered to discuss the effects of the terrorist attacks on the United States and to offer their answers to a burning question -- what next?
Doctoring after the attack
After watching the horror of the September 11 attacks on TV, a group of McGill residents and students jumped into a car and sped off to New York to offer their help.
Will Americans be okay?
Psychiatry professor Duncan Pedersen has observed the effects of political violence on civilians in Peru. He shares his thoughts on how New Yorkers will fare in the days and weeks ahead.
Advice from the classroom to the capital
McGill has a long tradition of professors offering their expertise to governments as members of task forces, advisory boards and special commissions. Do governments listen to them? What do professors get out of it?
Also in this issue
Architecture students don't spend all their time sketching skyscrapers. In Joanna Nash's freehand drawing class, they learn how to capture the essence of real live people such as Gislin Levesque, seen posing above.