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Audubon stamps take wing from Redpath

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

John James Audubon is finally being recognized in Canada with postage stamps of his own, thanks in part to the efforts of management lecturer David Lank.

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Douglas research centre turns 25

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

The Douglas Hospital Research Centre throws open its doors to mark 25 years of operation. Go, and you can see the brains - literally - behind the research there.

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Studying autistic kids

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Jake Burack and the McGill Youth Study Team look at developmental disabilities in kids.

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Heather Munroe-Blum: Looking back, thinking to the future

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

The Principal looks back over her first full academic year at McGill: the accomplishments, challenges and aspirations.

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Teaching alternative medicine

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Four years ago, epidemiology professor Jean-Paul Collet went to China, where he saw modern medicine mixed with alternative and traditional treatments. He brings this integrated approach to McGill in a summer course for graduate students.

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Modelling the future

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Civil engineering professor Patrick Selvadurai uses mathematical modelling to improve any number of complex engineering projects - for instance, how soil around pipelines freezes or how the disposal of nuclear waste will have an effect on the earth thousands of years from now.

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Finishing school for grad students

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Plenty of students start graduate degrees, but not all of them finish. A colloquium organized by the office of the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies examined the problem of grad school attrition.

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Macdonald campus: All's busy on the western front

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Macdonald campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue was created in 1907 to improve the lives of rural people in Quebec. That mission remains, but the cutting-edge technology has changed dramatically.

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The magic of mushrooms

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Professor Suha Jabaji-Hare is fond of fungus. The mycologist has developed a process to help farmers protect their crops from disease-causing growths, and teaches a course on how to identify different kinds of mushrooms, of which there are many.

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Putting our eggs in two baskets

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Two new poultry research facilities at McGill and U de M will perform different but complementary research into our favourite feathered food source.

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