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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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Northern grads of McGill

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

McGill convocations take place further afield than even Ste. Anne de Bellevue. The Nunavut Teacher Education Program has been producing educators for the northern territories for years.

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Leaving McGill: Telling tales out of school

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Not everyone who starts their studies at McGill decides to finish them. Several prominent McGill students went on to fame and fortune after leaving here - without the benefit of a degree.

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Climate study pioneer gives talk

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Honorary degree recipient Syukuro Manabe, the father of climate modelling, will deliver a lecture on June 4 on how global warming will affect water availability worldwide.

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