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From Chambers to the Chambre

Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski, BCL/LLB'00, recently became President of the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM), the largest network of young businesspeople in North America.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

The Thames

Jonathan Schneer, BA'71, MA'73, has written a cultural history of England's "national river."

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Let's Get Crackin'

Researchers at McGill and Université de Montréal have created two separate facilities that together will form the Centre for Poultry Research.

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Nellcott Is My Darling

Montrealers and McGillians will enjoy Golda Fried's (BA'94) novel about a neurotic and naive McGill freshman.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scandalous

J. Torres, BA'93, DipEd'94, and Scott Chantler create a witty, quick-moving tale that explores some of the less savoury aspects of life in '50s-era Hollywood.

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Au Revoir to Vinet

Provost Luc Vinet leaves McGill to become the Rector of Université de Montréal.

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75 Books from the Osler Library, Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Compiled by Faith Wallis, BA'71, MA'74, MLS'76, and Pamela Miller, BA'66, this book showcases volumes from the library's collections with commentaries from invited scholars.

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PR for Pageants

Brooke Johnston, BA'01, discusses her experience as a beauty queen.

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