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Roots of resilience

Psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer receives $3.2-million grant to start up a cross-cultural research program on indigenous mental health.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Outlook on Africa

McGill students Andrea Charbonneau and Farah Williamson to set up Shelter Wakadogo to help children in Uganda.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Let's get going: Jewish and Arab youth unite with Yalla

McGill students bridge ideological chasm with award-winning journal.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Advice from a billionaire: Priceless

"Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett meets with McGill students, offering his advice on life, business and investments. The world's second-richest man then picked up the tab for lunch.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Tech sampler

A look at a few of the ways that the university wields its technological prowess. Read about digitizing rare collections, imaging cells in 6D, ultra-videoconferencing and COOL schooling.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Tea for two - or twenty

Tea queen Maggie Weller continues the decades-old tradition of brewing a hot cuppa in the Pulp and Paper Institute.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

WAM hits century mark

Wam, kapow, zowee! Women's group celebrates centenary with scholarship reception.

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Milton finds Paradise in the skies

Air Canada CEO waxes poetic about the lofty world of the airline industry as part of McGill's CEO Speaker Series.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Beneath Bolivia

Anthropologist Nicole Couture uses everything from a magnetometer to fresh llama fetus to prepare for digging in the pre-Incan city of Tiwanaku, near Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.

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Flamenco forensics

Clapclapclapclapclap, Ole! Computer scientist Godfried Toussaint delves into the rhythm of Spanish dances to discover their ancestry.

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Entre Nous with Chandra Madramootoo: Riding the bio-revolution wave

The Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences discusses environmental research, interdisciplinarianism and, of course, the faculty's upcoming centennial bash.

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The rules of engagement

Think that the McGill Debating Union only attracts nerds and know-it-alls? Tell that to Pierre Trudeau and Leonard Cohen.

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Clive Chang: Mixing business and (musical) pleasure

He hasn't written a best-selling novel or swum the English Channel, but don't put it past the indefatigable Clive Chang (honours student, musical director, administrator, student counselor).

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The discords of health care

Dr. David Colman's tongue-in-cheek op-ed decries the sad fate of the MSO should it get tangled in the complementarity web.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Election Monday to Super Bowl Sunday

This edition's roundup of McGill headliners features docs, jocks and post-traumatic shocks.

Published on : 26 Jan 2006