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Black history conference
Art history and communications professor Charmaine Nelson felt that McGill should host a conference on the Black experience in Canada. The result is "Ebony Roots: Northern Soil," a conference that will bring experts on Black history, culture and race relations from all over North America to McGill.
Focus on the environment
There's a lot to consider when making a place as big and diverse as McGill more environmentally friendly -- everything from paper purchases to road salt must be considered. Kathleen Ng, McGill's environmental officer, said much has been done, but there are always ways to improve.
Now hear this: Auditory scene
Psychology professor Albert Bregman is an expert on how the brain can distinguish different sounds among a cacophony.
Digging up the dirt
Natural resource sciences professor William Hendershot wants us to rethink how we clean up industrial sites contaminated with metal. Sometimes, he says, it's best to bury the problem.
No expiry on dreams
Laurie Gottlieb believes that middle age can be just the beginning. Her book "No Expiry Date: A Practical and Inspirational Way for Women to Take Charge of their Futures" features academic theory and interviews with over 100 women.
Behind the scenes at McGill's Open
For every person greeting potential students visiting campus for McGill's Open House, there are another 20 who helped make the event happen.
Senate: Stats, funds and calendar
Senate discussed the calendar of dates, new funding in social sciences, and what the university really thinks of the Maclean's rankings.
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