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McGill to host Global Conference on Prevention of Genocide

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to host the inaugural Echenberg family conference on human rights, October 11 to 13.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2007

High performance, high purpose

Though organized by a former Olympian, the second annual High Performance Camp for Aboriginal students focused on much more than sports.

Published on : 31 May 2007

Daniel Dennett on the evolution of human culture

McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) are pleased to announce a public lecture by Daniel C. Dennett, Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University

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Published on : 24 May 2007

More inequality means less biodiversity

McGill researchers show income inequality predicts the number of threatened species.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Globetrotting for the greater good

A quintet of McGill students head to the four corners of the globe as part of the Students Without Borders program.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

P.O.V.: Honorary degrees for dummies

One of the nation's most beloved political cartoonists trades in his pen and ink for a keyboard and waxes funny on what it's like for a high school drop-out to get an honorary degree from McGill.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

McGill web gems: Lincoln North and Osler's Montreal

Abe Lincoln and Sir William Osler -- does it get any better than this?

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Published on : 17 May 2007

The environment that shapes us

Leave the SUV at home and walk to the store: McGill researcher Nancy Ross links obesity to urban sprawl.

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Published on : 17 May 2007

Biodiversity loss linked to economic inequality worldwide

McGill researchers show income inequality predicts number of threatened species

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Published on : 16 May 2007

Media Advisory: Media@McGill hosts technology, art and society symposium

One-day event to explore technology with artists, academics and activists

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Published on : 14 May 2007

McGill Q & A: Wendy Thomson

Before being named director of the McGill University School of Social Work in 2005, Wendy Thomson had spent four years working at Number 10 Downing Street for British Prime Minister Tony Blair as head of the Labour government's Office of Public Services Reform. She was also Blair's senior advisor on social policy.

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Published on : 11 May 2007

Kudos: Ovations, donations

Clive Chang gets a prestigious nod for his volunteering and McGill's Centraide efforts earn special mention.

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Published on : 03 May 2007

Deconstructing hate: Scholar plumbs lure of Jihad

Khalid Medani, an assistant professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies, earns a $100,000 Carnegie Scholarship to further examine what leads African youth to join Islamist fundamentalist organizations.

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Published on : 03 May 2007

McGill Islamic Studies prof named Carnegie Scholar

Research focuses on Islamist militancy and recruitment

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Published on : 26 Apr 2007