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Entre Nous with Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

These are busy days at Mac Campus, what with the centenary, the commemorative stamp and a boosted interest in new fields like nutrigenomics, bioprocessing, food safety and bioinformatics. Dean Madramootoo takes a few minutes out of his hectic schedule to fill us in on what's happening at McGill West.

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Iconic Hersh to help launch Media@McGill

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh -- the man who brought us My Lai and Abu Ghraib -- will deliver a speech in conjunction with the opening of McGill's innovative media and communications studies program.

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McGill devotes a week to R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

McGill's Social Equity and Diversity Education office will be hosting the first annual Harassment Prevention Week, geared towards exploding common myths and misconceptions and helping people recognize harassment in its many nuances.

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Cancer prevention gets attention at McGill

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Not content with just researching cancer, oncology and medicine prof Michael Pollak began an outreach program that educates the public on how to prevent the disease.

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Fighting childhood obesity around the world

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Big kids now. Big problems later in life. McGill is organizing its second annual Think Tank to gather experts in a variety of fields to come up with an action plan to wean our kids off the cheeseburgers.

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Finding narwhals

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Natural Resource Sciences doctoral student Marianne Marcoux spent her summer perched on a cold rock shelf looking down on the frigid waters off Baffin Island. Sleep-away camp gone horribly awry? No, just part of her research studying the social structure of narwhals, those crazy whales with the unicorn horn.

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People helping people

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Bet you didn't know that the very first Centraide march back in 1991 kicked off on McGill's downtown campus. Sure did.

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Cyanide and sin

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

How does a man turn a five-year eBay habit into a nifty book celebrating the classic covers of those cheesy true crime mags of the 1950s? Only art history and communications prof and pulp fiction aficionado Will Straw knows for sure.

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Team training

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

While silos are great for storing livestock feed and nukes, they are lousy places from which to run health departments. So how is the McGill Educational Initiative on Interprofessional Collaboration promoting interdisciplinary teamwork? Read on...

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Honouring Bruce Trigger

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:30

Hollywood can keep Indiana Jones, we've got Bruce Trigger -- the archaeologist's archaeologist.

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