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.
Government awards $7 million to accelerate the development of next-generation light speed networks.
McGill Open House welcomes media, potential students and parents.
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) will present the E. (Ben) and Mary Hochhausen Award to Dr Vincent Hayward, associate professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, for his efforts in developing an affordable, computer-driven braille display.
To honor St. Valentine's Day, I Medici di McGill orchestra will feature a very romantic program during its next concert on Monday, February 24.