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Grant for dean of science
Physics professor Martin Grant will be the new Dean of the Faculty of Science. He believes that McGill is where it is at in science in Montreal, and he wants to get the word out.
Student group talks nukes
A new approach to student activism comes to McGill. The Student World Assembly recently held their first conference on nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.
Town Hall take two
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum took the floor for her second Town Hall meeting with staff and students. Questions ranged from ethical pension funds to lawnmower use.
Task force on student life
A new Principal's task force will look at all issues pertaining to student life on campus, from academics to athletics, with an eye to improving the overall experience for those who choose to study at McGill.
Coming up with small ideas (really small
Bruce Lennox is a modern-day goldsmith. However, he works on a molecular level, building tiny structures with big applications.
First person: Letter from Kyiv
Guillaume Couture describes the fear and hope in Kyiv at the height of the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine.
Issa Boullata: 56 years of
Issa Boulata has been teaching for 56 years, 30 of them at McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies. The Arabic language and literature professor was recently honoured by the Middle East Studies Association for his mentoring of students all over the world.
New gallery for old artefacts
The ethnology collection at McGill recently got a home to call its own in the Redpath Museum. The Reporter presents some highlights from their exhibits.
Contemporary feminism meets ancient
Philosophy professor Marguerite Deslauriers studies ancient philosophers for models of a society where social roles are not determined by our sexual organs.
Health care divided
Although the approaches to medical training and the delivery of medical services in Canada and the U.S. are more or less the same, the two countries have very different health care systems. Political science professor and director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Antonia Maioni tells us how this came to be.
Senate: New software for space and
Space use, bathrooms, drug company sponsorship, and health and safety were discussed at a relatively quiet Senate meeting.