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Conch conquered?

The queen conch has been dethroned in her undersea realm, and biology PhD candidate Alex Tewfik says the usurper – the sea urchin – has been aided and abetted by man's meddling.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Educating managers

Henry Mintzberg is a Management professor who believes that business schools are getting it all wrong. In his book Managers, Not MBAs he lays out a case for reforming how managers are educated.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Managing your summer reading - The human touch

Is a good healer born? Is the ability to foster emotional connections with a patient something a healer is born with? Not necessarily, according to the editors of Emotional and Interpersonal Dimensions of Health Services: Enriching the art of care with the science of care.

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Published on : 15 May 2004

The air we breathe

The chemical make-up of the atmosphere is complicated, made even more so by the micro-organisms floating around. Chemistry professor Parisa Ariya's research shows the effect of bioaerosols on our climate is greater than previously thought.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Philosophy, art and improvisation

Philosophy professor Eric Lewis decided at age 40 to take up the trumpet again. Not a remarkable resolution, except for also being inspired to shift his research focus from pre-Socratic philosophy to Afrological music and improvisation.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Christine Dolden: Jumping into the fire

As administrative officer in the Department of Medicine and the MUHC, Christine Dolden handles vacation schedules and appointment forms and manages office space for nearly 700 staff. She recently won the Anne McCormick Award for Excellence in the Faculty of Medicine.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Gemin X helps fund NMRS Centre

It's always gratifying to see one's offspring grow up and do well. Gemin X Biotechnologies, a McGill spin-off company, recently gave McGill a heck of a Mother's Day gift: a $100,000 donation to the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry Centre.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Playing games for self-esteem

Feeling down about yourself? Doctoral students working under Mark Baldwin, an associate psychology professor, have just the remedy – video games!

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Published on : 13 May 2004

Investment tips from a pro

Fine-tune your investment know-how with the McGill Women's Networking Group.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

Appelez-moi Ishmael

Take the kids for a whale of a time at the Redpath Museum.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

Palliative picnic and meaning in illness

Walk for the Hospice for Palliative Care week, and learn how to find meaning in illness.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

À bientôt Anne-Marie

Communications officer leaves McGill after 30 years.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

See you in the funny papers

Psychology professor Daniel Levitin can't draw, but that hasn't stopped him from being a successful syndicated cartoonist. Levitin supplies many of the ideas seen in Bizarro.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

Pete Barry: Believer in civilization

Pete Barry wears two hats as the student advisor and program coordinator for the McGill School of Environment, which is appropriate for a position that takes him to two campuses.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

Africa explained

Africa is often perceived as a dark, backward and war-ravaged place. Sauvé Scholar Readith Muliyunda explains how the international media help perpetuate these inaccurate stereotypes.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004