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Peel street designs

Thu, 2005-04-28 09:30

Two McGill student proposals for redeveloping part of Montreal's Griffintown district won awards in a recent inter-university competition.

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Around campus

Thu, 2007-09-13 04:30

Make your own mummy workshops, the First Peoples' House Pow Wow and a bike tour that includes fossils AND beer? Where do I sign up?

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McGill beefing up campus security

Thu, 2004-10-28 (All day)

University Security Services have beefed up their patrols.

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Resurrecting the oldest grain

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

OK, screw on your thinking caps, folks. What's at least 6,000 years old, can be popped like corn and is richer in protein than wheat, barley or rye? Need another hint? It was also mixed with animal blood to make religious figurines by 16th-century Latin Americans. Give up? I'm not telling.

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Task force on student life

Thu, 2005-02-10 09:30

A new Principal's task force will look at all issues pertaining to student life on campus, from academics to athletics, with an eye to improving the overall experience for those who choose to study at McGill.

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Deconstructing hate: Scholar plumbs lure of Jihad

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

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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Preparing for convocation

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

For her third and final year as University Marshal, Kate Le Maistre was given quite a challenge - to manage 10 different convocations, nine of which would be held outdoors for the first time in over 30 years.

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Life as a lumberjack rookie

Thu, 2006-02-09 09:30

How will hardcore woodsmen accept a greenhorn who shows up to camp in a limousine and wearing a purple parka that makes him look like Barney the Dinosaur? Read on...

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Kudos

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

John Jonas, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mining, Metals and Materials Engineering, is named as one of the finalists for the NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Medal -- Canada's most prestigious science award.

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Mac woodsmen a cut above the competition

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

The Mac men's lumberjacks prove to be rotten hosts when they leave the competition in their sawdust at the 47th annual McGill Woodsmen Competition at Macdonald Campus.

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