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Virtual gallery exhibits student creativity

Where do all the cool McGill artists hang out online? Here, that's where.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

P.O.V.: Le trésor de Rackham le mcgillois

URO Com Officer Céline Poissant lets us in on the connection between Tintin and Denis Thérien, VP Research and International Relations.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

Profile - Sarah Burnell: Canadian Folk Music Award-winner isn't just fiddling around

Classical violinist by day, award-winning Celtic fiddler by night. The dual personality of Sarah Burnell.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

McGill web gems: Uncovering online treasures

In the first of what promises to be a popular regular feature, we look at some of the hidden treasures to be found on the McGill website.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

Pearlman and McLean: No clash of styles

What do you get when you combine Dean of Music Don McLean and rock production legend Sandy Pearlman? A treat for students next semester.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2006

The weight of words in an age of terror

Translators to explore perils of translating politically loaded language in time of conflict.

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Published on : 30 Nov 2006

Profile - Michelle Nam: From karaoke to concertos

Piano major Michelle Nam overcomes illness and lagging confidence to win a major music competition.

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Published on : 23 Nov 2006

The doctors are in...tune

By day they deliver babies and remove troublesome gall bladders, by night they make sweet, sweet music. The I Medici di McGill Orchestra is nothing if not unique.

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Published on : 23 Nov 2006

Hats off to the grande dame of Radio-Canada

In between her freshman year at McGill in 1936 and her graduation in 2006, Michelle Tisseyre has led a life most can only dream about.

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Published on : 23 Nov 2006

The joys of a brainy society

Antonia Maioni, Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, writes that "nothing beats the privilege of exchanging ideas with the fascinating young adults who are part of an extraordinary student scene in Montreal."

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Published on : 16 Nov 2006

Treasures abound in rare book trove

To heck with the Gutenberg Bible, how about those 2000 B.C. Babylonian tablets outlining how many lentils workers got paid?

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Published on : 09 Nov 2006

Profile - Katie McKenna: Tracking the year before

Poli Sci student and documentary maker Katie McKenna outlines the similarities between high school boys and other primates.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2006

The Golden Violin

With great fanfare, Seymour Schulich unveiled the $100,000 gilded fiddle and presented a cheque for $20,000 to student Emmanuel Vukovich, the first recipient of the Golden Violin Award. "Go shock the bank," Schulich said to Vukovich as he handed the 25-year-old violinist the cheque.

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Published on : 12 Oct 2006

Going on the ethical wallaby

Margaret Somerville will be living the life of a rock star for the month of October as she embarks upon her cross-Canada Massey Lectures series. The sometimes controversial, always affable director of McGill's Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law expounds upon everything from bio-terrorism to wallabies.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2006

Iconic Hersh to help launch Media@McGill

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh -- the man who brought us My Lai and Abu Ghraib -- will deliver a speech in conjunction with the opening of McGill's innovative media and communications studies program.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2006