How can China develop a balance between entry into the global market in technology acquisition, while simultaneously developing its own autonomous technology infrastructure? An authority on China, McGill Professor of Political Science, Samuel J. Noumoff is focusing his research on developing a "venture capital" paradigm in conformity with the principles of a socialist market economy.
The president of the Federal Republic of Germany has awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit to Professor Peter Hoffmann in recognition of his outstanding scholarly work, and for his contribution to international academic co-operation, especially between Canada and Germany.
Anyone who has ever dreamed of attending medical school but has not fulfilled that dream will be interested in the new "Mini-Med School" program to be launched by McGill University's Faculty of Medicine next fall.
The McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women (MCRTW) will honour Senator Sheila Finestone with a newly created Person of the Year Award.
Canada's pre-eminent Rockies researcher, Eric Mountjoy, has just been named the recipient of the 2001 honorary member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.
Good news! Canadian media giant Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. has launched a new fellowship program that will provide research funds and on-the-job training for students of McGill's Art History and Communication Studies department.
Parents are sure to find their job somewhat simpler, not to mention learn a trick or two, after attending McGill's daylong parenting conference on May 12. Hosted by the University's Faculty of Education, Parenting in the New Millennium will feature 25 workshops given by various specialists. Segments will examine everything from how to deal with eating disorders to teaching kids about sexuality.
"From the start, the whole point of social democracy is to assert the primacy of politics over economics" says former NDP leader Ed Broadbent, who is co-chair with Desmond Morton, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, of the conference on: The Future of Social Democracy.
Nearly 5,000 students are set to graduate from McGill this spring during 10 on-campus ceremonies. What's more, McGill will pay homage to community leaders at its convocations by conferring honorary degrees on 13 individuals: from pharmaceutical titan Jean Coutu to Concordia Rector Frederick Lowy.
Mme. Diane Whilhelmy has given McGill University the fruit of her late husband's passion for music. Now, the Internet will allow users to enjoy, among other pleasures, Noël Vallerand's superb articles on Gustav Mahler on the McGill University Marvin Duchow Music Library web site.