The halls of Leacock were well decked with all manner of Christmas and holiday-related fare when the Centraide Craft Fair set up shop on December 1. Items on sale included foodstuffs, stained glass, wood crafts and candles, to which Mildred Martinez (elementary education) and Alec Amarica (pre-med) took a shine.
Face to face with the Principal
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.
Representatives from Quebec's universities descended on McGill to discuss
"instructional engineering" and how to incorporate technology in the
Entre nous with Secretary-General Robin
Geller: Wading into the BoG
McGill's Secretary-General discusses Board of Governors reform.
Jennifer Heil, Olympian
The management student took a year off from international competitive skiing
to refocus her game. Now she's better than ever.
McGill has been hiring new professors by the hundred in recent years. Here
are a few new faces: people who are finding out the truth about lying, the
relationship between nationalism and theatre, between coffee and
socio-political change, and examining the history of contraceptives.
Patrick Blue has seen almost everything as head of security at Macdonald
campus. He restores his soul growing organic Christmas trees on his own land.
Were it not for bad handwriting, the Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados
might have gone to the U of T. Recently, it celebrated its 50th anniversary
as a McGill institution.
Text-matching software and ancillary services lead to a debate on the very
nature of Senate's oversight.
The Redpath ethnology collection gets a room of its own, staff and students
are invited to strap on their blades at two different skating parties,
Chaplaincy wants your woollies, the Jewish General wants to help you butt out
in the New Year, and the bookstore is offering a special discount for staff.
Jack Sanford (left) lights his candle with the help of Munaf von Rudloff. The two International Development Studies students were participating in a candlelight vigil to mark the 17th annual World AIDS day on the steps of the Arts Building.