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Improving health care for anglos
Health Canada has given the Faculty of Arts $11.5 million to help improve health and social services for anglophone communities in Quebec's regions.
Quebec studies at McGill
McGill's busy Quebec Studies Program allows students and researchers to combine disciplines in a fertile ground for studying North America's largest French jurisdiction.
McGill mourns Phyllis Shapiro
Phyllis Shapiro, McGill education professor and wife of Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, passed away November 20 after a brief battle with cancer.
Emory University professor Jeremy Gunn recently spoke at McGill about a recent ruling that upheld a Turkish ban on Islamic head scarves in public universities, a disturbing trend that violates religious expression.
Fighting to speak freely
Dr. Rajaa Khuzai sits on the Iraq Interim Governing Council. She recently spoke at McGill about the challenges and opportunities for Iraqi women in a post-Saddam Iraq, but not everyone wanted to hear her message.
McGill goes to Chicoutimi
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and Janyne Hodder, vice-principal (inter-institutional affairs), headed a team of academics and staffers who flew to Chicoutimi to celebrate the many partnerships between McGill and Saguenay-area researchers.
Understanding space sickness
Kathleen Cullen wants to make astronauts feel better, by helping them overcome space sickness. Turns out it's all in their head.
From kidney stones to life on Mars
Hojatollah Vali's work on biomineralization — the formation of minerals from living organisms — has taken his attention from Mars to inside the human body.
Bridging Heaven and Earth
With a joint appointment between the Faculty of Religious Studies and the McGill School of Environment, Lisa Sideris tries to bridge the divide between science and religion.