The main entrance to the Redpath Library Building has been reopened. It had been closed due to the need for repairs. We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding over the course of this necessary work.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that the official launch of the doctoral dissertation of alumnus Charles-Emmanuel Côté (DCL 2006, Dean's Honour List) was held at the Salon du livre de Montréal, on November 16, 2007.
Law professor Desmond Manderson's book "Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law" (MQUP, 2007) has been shortlisted by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences for the Raymond Klibansky Prize for best English-language book in the humanities. The winners will be announced at a reception on November 24, 2007, in Ottawa. His friends and colleagues wish him the best of luck!
"La langue et l'intégration des immigrants: Sociolinguistique, politiques linguistiques, didactiques"; ISBN: 978-2-296-04178-3; Price 32 euros; 408 pages.
Congratulations to Marc McKee, who was awarded $198,092 towards his research: Biogenesis and Function of Extracellular Matrix Assemblies in Health and Disease. A complete list of the projects awarded funding, by university, can be found at www.innovation.ca.
McGill University has been ranked among the world's top universities again this year by the prestigious Times Higher-QS World University Rankings. The THES/QS declared McGill the number one Canadian university by global standards and number 12 among the top 200 universities ranked -- up nearly 10 rankings from 21st in 2006. The ranking also classes McGill as North America's best public university and the only Canadian university ranked among the world's top 30.
McGill dentistry professor Jake Barralet has developed a technique to use common office technology to create three-dimensional bio-ceramic bones.
From lab work to fieldwork, McGill's undergraduate students are taking learning beyond the classroom. Dentistry student Romina Perri was lead author of a paper analyzing the strategies used to gather participants in Professor Jocelyne Feine's study of dental implants.
Investigators at the Centre for Bone and Periodontal Research are decoding the mysteries of musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal conditions, such as arthritis and osteoporosis, are the most common causes of severe long-term pain and physical disability. Marc McKee, a professor in Dentistry and the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and Dr. David Goltzman, Director of the Centre for Bone and Periodontal Research, are investigating the mechanisms of these diseases.