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Renaissance for residences
It's McGill's first five star residence: the university has finally purchased a downtown hotel that will add more than 600 much-needed residence spaces for out-of-province students.
Beyond childhood depression
Psychology professor Jon Abela studied 140 children to monitor their mental state over a period of 14 months. He says the best way to stop depression in adults is to catch the problem in children.
Rethinking campus sustainability
Amelia Clarke founded the Sierra Youth Coalition seven years ago. Since then student-led initiatives have been transforming the environmental practices at universities across the country. She's hoping to make McGill a model of sustainability.
Next in the city
The parking lot on de Maisonneuve and Jeanne Mance is going to get a makeover, courtesy of a team of U de M and McGill students. It's the first in a series of urban design projects that are a result of a new partnership agreements between Montreal and the two universities.
Research with bite
Bad news for those of you who felt you could avoid vampires by staying in bright sunlight. According to Dracula expert Elizabeth Miller, he can get a tan like anyone else. Miller shared her blood-curdling insights on the tall, pale and deadly one recently at McGill.
Congregating to talk of conflict
Seven religious leaders from different faith backgrounds discussed war and religion in Religious Studies Professor Norman Cornett's seminar class. Topics ranged from the morality of war, the meaning of jihad and the nature of the growing global community.
McGill blogs on
A blog sounds like a creature from a Harry Potter book, but it is short for web-log. Several McGill students are prolific bloggers, sharing their thoughts on politics and daily events with the world-wide-web.