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Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Brain Awareness Week, a public lecture series at Concordia University features a number of noted McGill brainiacs on such topics as imaging techniques in brain research, the function of the brain in fear and the challenges of Parkinson's.

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Showing

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Engineers Without Borders chapters from three Montreal universities, École Polytechnique, Concordia, and McGill, are teaming up with CARE Canada to host the moving photo exhibit HIVPositive — AIDS through a new lens, on tour across Canada.

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Critical care for the Royal Vic

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

Architecture professor Annmarie Adams makes a plea for the Royal Victoria Hospital buildings before they are abandoned.

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Journey to the Red Planet

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

With all the information pouring in about Mars making it increasingly likely the planet once held life, the next logical step is to send a manned mission. The benefits to doing so will be great, according to panelists at a recent lecture.

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Peter Smith: A winning coach

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

Peter Smith says that what makes a successful coach is a successful team. He should know - as McGill's winningest coach, Smith has recorded over 100 victories with the women's hockey team.

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Principles of design

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

Despite competing with one hand metaphorically tied behind their backs, Macdonald Campus's team of bioresource engineering students managed to place second at a national design competition in Hamilton.

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Tara Hecksher, St. Patrick's Day parade queen

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

The international development studies and economics student was queen of this year's St. Patrick's Day parade.

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Deux McGill

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

When 400 French-speaking historians descended on McGill last October, history professor Brian Young wanted to give them an introduction to the campus. He turned to student filmmakers Matthew Rankin and Walter Forsberg, who cooked up a sly examination of McGill's place in Quebec.

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Exploring a watery grave

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

Mairi Best looks at the tropical reefs to better understand the fossil record over millions of years. This work takes her from the warm seas of the Caribbean to the frigid waters of the Arctic.

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Living through colorectal cancer

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

In October last year, Craig Stein was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. On the roller-coaster ride his life has become, he's met others, including McGill students, who are also coping with the disease.

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