Alain Dubuc, president and publisher of Le Soleil, will give the inaugural talk in the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada's investigation of the media.
Sandra Steingraber, heralded by the Sierra Club as "the new Rachel Carson" will speak at McGill University about the effects of prenatal exposure to contaminants transferred to the foetus from the external environment and why this "first environment" must be considered an essential part of the biosphere.
Chronogen Inc., a drug discovery company developing human therapeutics to treat highly prevalent age-dependent diseases, has secured an exclusive worldwide license to proteins CLK-1, CLK-2, and ISP-1, in addition to a series of targets from McGill University. The proteins licensed from McGill University relate to discoveries made by Professor Hekimi that are associated with longevity.
Some are dark. Some are blond. Some could be the boy next door. Others are brooding and exotic. Seven are McGill students. All, of course, are handsome and photogenic. Who are these guys? None other than the "Men of Montreal" -- 12 gentlemen who donated their handsome mugs towards the charity calendar that will benefit the McGill Cancer Centre.
Two years after the publication of "Fear memories require protein synthesis in the amygdala for reconsolidation after retrieval" in the August 14, 2000 issue of Nature, Dr Karim Nader from the McGill Department of Psychology, published in the October 24, 2002 issue of Neuron, an article which shows that the same reconsolidation process goes on in another part of the brain which mediates conscious memories, the hippocampus.
McGill is kicking off 2003 by vastly expanding its recycling efforts. Every major building at the University, be they downtown or at Macdonald Campus, will now feature at least one recycling station for the disposal of plastics, glass, metals and paper.
Montreal Neurological Institute researcher Dr Edward Fon receives a $296,656 US grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson's Research.
Twelve dynamic intellectuals from a variety of disciplines are being sought by the Sauvé Scholars Foundation and McGill University to help change the world. In a Canadian first, a new residential program called the Sauvé Scholars has been created to empower and sharpen the skills of young adults striving to improve societies around the globe.
The Canadian Intercollegial Lumberjack Championships are being held at McGill University January 25.
The Financial Times survey of 100 MBA programs in the world gives the McGill MBA Program top ranks in North America: first for international mobility of its graduates, first for percentage of international professors and in the top five for percentage of international students.