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Big Job in Baghdad

John Holmes, BA'78, LLB'82, is Canada's new ambassador to Iraq.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2005

Geophysicist grad gets genius grant to pursue his research

The MacArthur Fellowships, often referred to as the "genius grants," have been announced by the MacArthur Foundation. Among the 25 recipients is Michael Manga, BSc'90, whose work deals with the forecasting of seismic activity and the fluid dynamics of planetary evolution.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2005

Sheff lays solid foundation for future architects

Million-dollar endowment will attract world's top builders as part of the Gerald Sheff Visiting Professorship in Architecture.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Endowment music to McGill's ears

Philanthropist Seymour Schulich donates $20 million to the newly named Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Annual book fair marks Women Associates' 100th birthday

The Women Associates of McGill celebrate 100 years of good deed doing and set up for the next book fair.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2005

Everything you wanted to know about… just about everything

Classes Without Quizzes needn't intimidate those returning to school for the first time in decades for Homecoming. As well, the fun and educational lectures are open to all the McGill community.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2005

Ignatieff — coming home?

Michael Ignatieff to give Beatty Lecture at Homecoming.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2005

Parents' second-hand smoke may get kids hooked

McGill epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Becklake is the lead author of a new study that suggests passive tobacco exposure is a predictor of whether a child will take up smoking.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2005

McGill's Fab Four

McGill's Lloyd Carr-Harris String Quartet wins the grand prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Sir William Hingston 1829-1907: Montreal Mayor, Surgeon and Banker

Alan Hustak's biography of Sir William Hingston, MDCM'1851, shows him "at the centre of Montreal's medical, business, social and political life."

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

10,000 and Counting

Elise Juzda, BA'04, was the 10,000th member of the McGill Alumni Association's online community.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

The Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can't Be Jammed

McGill graduates Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter argue that most popular attempts at rebelling against the mainstream culture generally end up being absorbed by it.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

The Accidental Physician

Harvard neurobiologist David Hubel, BSc'47, MDCM'51, DSc'78, is inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Love as a Foreign Language

J. Torres, BA'93, DipEd'94, and Eric Kim chronicle the misadventures of an English-as-a-second-language teacher in South Korea.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

McGill Remembers

McGill staff members Chris Milligan and Wes Cross have created a website to honour those members of the University community who served in World War Two.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005