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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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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Au Revoir to Vinet

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

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

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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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

PR for Pageants

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

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

A Short Journey by Car

Liam Durcan, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, releases a collection of 16 masterfully told short stories.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Grad sets coming-of-age novel on campus

"Nellcott is my Darling": In a follow-up novel to "Darkness Then a Blown Kiss," her debut collection of short stories, Toronto native Golda Fried, BA'94, introduces us to Alice, a neurotic and naive McGill freshman, whose buttoned-down world is turned inside out by an unlikely romance with guitar-slinging, cigarette-smoking slacker Nellcott Ragland.

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Published on : 06 Jul 2005

New graduates join the fold

The 2005 spring convocations added nearly 4,000 new graduates and 14 honorary degree recipients to the ranks of McGill alumni. Photographers Owen Egan and Jack Goldsmith captured some of the pride and excitement — and fun! — of the occasion with their cameras.

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Published on : 05 Jul 2005

McGill grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

Published on : 30 May 2005

Alumnilife gets 10,000th member

Elise Juzda, BA'04, is the 10,000th graduate to register for Alumnilife, McGill's alumni online community. Alumnilife, an award-winning website, has been helping graduates enrich their alumni experience for about a year and a half.

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Published on : 10 May 2005

McGill's WWII on the web

With the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II this year, a couple of McGill staffers took it upon themselves to create a website that honours McGill's contributions to the war, and the 298 McGill students, staff and alumni who died in service.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Science and the entrepreneur

McGill graduate Julian Adams returned to McGill to share his experiences as a groundbreaking research chemist leading the field in anti-cancer drug development.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005

Is High Tech Helping Students Cheat?

The Internet is a virtual shopping mall for term papers, yet many universities have a one-line policy on cheating: "Don't plagiarize; it's wrong." The News takes a look at McGill's stance on academic integrity.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

Powerful Voices

Stephen Lewis, a masterful orator, speaks at Macdonald's Founder's Day celebrations, and McGill students will have their say through the Task Force on Student Life and Learning.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

A New Dynamic for the Faculty of Music

A new building, a world-class sound studio, and a vibrant mix of student musicians, leading edge researchers and professorial talent put the faculty at the top of the charts.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2005

Little Big Man

Redmen point guard Denburk Reid talks about his basketball career at McGill.

Published on : 07 Apr 2005