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Quebec studies at McGill

McGill's busy Quebec Studies Program allows students and researchers to combine disciplines in a fertile ground for studying North America's largest French jurisdiction.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

Improving health care for anglos

Health Canada has given the Faculty of Arts $11.5 million to help improve health and social services for anglophone communities in Quebec's regions.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2004

The body's mind

Philosopher Daniel Dennett will be giving the Montreal Neurological Institute's Wilder Penfield Lecture, entitled "My Body Has a Mind of its Own."

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Educating Quebec

"What Role Must or Can the Quebec State Play in Education?" is the theme of a conference sponsored by the Quebec Studies Program.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Centraide specials

The Centraide campaign will hold a silent auction on November 18.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Can't lose with Zadie's Shoes

Zadie's Shoes tells the story of Benjamin, a compulsive gambler who has just lost the money for his girlfriend Ruth's trip to Mexico — a trip she was taking to get treatment for cancer.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

McCord thinks of the children

"Growing up in Montreal" is a new exhibition on the history of childhood in the city.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Senate report

Daycare questions, Turnitin.com, the capital campaign and communications tackled at the October 27 meeting.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Iraqi politician at McGill

Women's rights activist, humanitarian, physician and member of the Iraqi National Assembly, Dr. Rajaa H. Khuzai will discuss the challenges facing Iraqi women and students before and after Saddam Hussein.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Auditor General not 'watchdog' says Fraser

Sheila Fraser spoke at the Faculty of Management about her career, and what the Auditor General of Canada does — and does not — do.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Edible urban landscape

In a few short years more than half of the Earth's swelling human population will live in cities. Vikram Bhatt of the School of Architecture looks at city spaces that encourage urban food production.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Awarding staff

The Principal's Award for Administrative and Support Staff returns for another year. Nominations for the $5,000 prize close on December 22, so if you want to recommend an exceptional non-academic staff member, the forms are available now.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Analogue bodies, digital minds

Philosopher Ian Hacking delivered the 28th annual Osler Lecture on how we view our bodies, minds and, ultimately, ourselves.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Get experience around the globe

With help from the Arts Internship Office, students gain eye-opening experience from working around the world — South America to Africa to Asia and many points in between. Last year's crop shared their experiences at a workshop last month.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004

Getting WETT with Richard Bruno

Director of the Office of Technology Transfer since June, Richard Bruno wants to get McGill researchers excited about bringing their work to market. And he's using theatre to get his message to the masses.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2004