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Thanksgiving Holiday: Course Schedule Change

The normal Tuesday schedule of course activities is cancelled for December 2, 2008. In its place, all lectures, labs, conferences and other course-related activities that are normally held on Mondays will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 as well. This change in schedule is to make up for activities that are cancelled on Monday, October 13 due to Thanksgiving Day.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

Raw deal not so bad

Harriet Kuhnlein, professor of human nutrition at the Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment comments in the Washington Post on the diet of indigenous people in the remote far north.

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Published on : 14 May 2008

We can grow our way out of famine

In an OpEd piece in The National, a new English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill writes that in the early 1960s, parts of the world, particularly Asia, were affected by back-to-back droughts that led to massive starvation, famine and deaths.

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Published on : 12 May 2008

Inter-campus shuttle bus on summer schedule

The inter-campus shuttle bus service will be on summer schedule from May 1 to August 22 inclusive.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2008

McGill Experts: Global Food Crisis

The United Nations has described the current global food crisis as having reached emergency proportions. And many experts predict there will be no quick fix.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2008