May 6, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 16


Trained to dive into the gene pool | Can diabetes be defeated? | Remembering Osler | Strength in numbers | Girl power Shanghai-style | Fostering flexibility | Nursing a better understanding about health | The aim is to EXCEL



April 22, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 15


The mystery of premature births | A window on the developing brain | How a library ought to lobby | Parental conflict inspires creativity in children | Finding funds for farmers



April 8, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 14


McGill mooters tops | CFI grants help McGill get wired | McGill français and Quebec society | New hope in neural transplants | Sex, lives and commitment



March 25, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 13


Deans set goals | Mixed reviews for budget | Reporting on the referendum | Choosing the lesser evil | Baby mouse leaves scientists breathless | Telling more stories of the dead | The learning's lush in Panama



March 11, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 12


Fund goes to vote | Slate challenges MAUT | Management for a better world | The trek back home | Small magazines, big influence | Hope for obesity and diabetes | All in a night's work



February 25, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 11


Union deal struck | "Health budget" pays dividends for all scholars | Saving loggerhead shrikes no flight of fancy for Bird | TB or not TB? | On the other side of the stethoscope | The lowest of the low | A thorn in Nike's side | Take note of this guitarist | Help in lean times



February 11, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 10


Plug pulled on ISIS | Shortage of IT grads hurts industry | Heralding Salmona's oeuvre | Writing science into fiction | The art of the ask



January 28, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 09


New job for Pound | Next VP (Academic) named | Tosca by way of Texas | First-year students have their say | Paving the way for entrepreneurial engineers



January 14, 1999
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 08


Newsmakers 1998 | CUP: Closer links urged | The road ahead for ARR | The globalization gremlins that weren't | The iron connection | The press that's a success | Putting technology in it place | Surviving the thesis



December 10, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 07


Rhodes worthy | Two win Prix du Québec | On the trail of killer infections | Pretty flower, deadly weed | "Accidental" book draws raves | Pinker puzzles over Maple Leafs | Stopping the cuts to health care | Courses and obstacle courses



November 19, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 06


Special Teaching Supplement | Parties promise to end cuts | Concern over faculty pay | Save the Vic: Scholar argues against razing RVH buildings | Redrawing the map | Refus au féminin | McGill still ranked third by Maclean's | Go public or perish



November 5, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 05


Report on LSD raises hackles | MUHC site chosen | Planning for a planet in peril | A monstrous task | Anderson: Feminism's future secure | Following twentieth century plagues | Casting a spell for scientific literacy | Why McGill needs an A+ | The beauty of unpredictability | Heeding the call



October 22, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 04


Autumn convocation honorees | McGill is prominent in new NCEs | Budget choices loom | A soybean sorcerer at work | Disentangling the cobwebs in medical education | Equity issues revisited | Probing a musical superpower | Oprah and the vegan | Living with that long-distance feeling



October 8, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 03


McGill School of Environment: A new director takes the helm plus: Native at large: bringing an aboriginal view | Ground control to Dr. Dave | David Johnston to lead Waterloo | Arts scene too timid | A cornerstone of the collective | Helping mining firms "see" underground | The basics of biotech | Saving seahorses | McGill coping with Y2K | Marketing your scholarly wares



September 24, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 02


Universities urged to collaborate on courses | Merit pay on its way | On the trail of filthy lucre: Economist studies tax evaders, cheats and crooks | Money grows in trees | Lab gets boost | Sound science that tastes good | Love hurts for snails | Nahum Gelber Law Library | Senate: Divisions on diversity | It's not easy being green | The bliss and blues of retirement



September 10, 1998
VOLUME 31 NUMBER 01


Campus renewal on track | Budget blues lifting | Leading the charge against AIDS | Als thrive at Molson | Teaching treasure gets his due | Ex-mayor chosen to lead physical plant | New chair first of its kind | Putting parents' worries to rest



May 28, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 17


Convocation Supplement | Education gets new dean | Sleeping with the enemy? | Nortel winners | Atlantis Project proposes tutorials as answer to student alienation | Listening to the voices for change | Learning on the job | Music, science, sports and more for kids this summer at McGill | Young and educated use food banks | Buddhism gets a boost | Once a cop, now a science education enthusiast | Debut for disabilities seminar | New students' council at Macdonald



May 7, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 16


Fine tuning for Engineering | Busy summer ahead | How to make your case in Quebec City | Stress linked to memory loss | Real world research | Awake under the knife | Reforms at gunpoint



April 23, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 15


Union mounts pressure campaign | Dynamic scholar wanted | Reluctant poet shines | In the NICT of time | Avi Friedman's revolution | Professor Barbara Sourkes | Liberals face future



April 9, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 14


Budget to run deficit | Big changes to law program | A good deal or a dangerous threat: Sparks fly at MAI debate | Turning four into one: Hugh Scott's challenge as director of the MUHC | Rotblat's message | Security saysâ | People to turn to | Grammy-award winning teachers



March 26, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 13


Nurses, universities angered by government plan | SSMU's new slate | Able assistant for academics | Our own worst enemy | A model worth copying? | Deliberate deception: Magician targets psychic frauds



March 12, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 12


Teaching assistants ratify first collective agreement | MRC increase raises morale | Dream teams, drugs and dubious judging | Gifts mark rebirth for Jewish Studies | Canadian poets get helping hand | Senate: Spreading cuts | Teaching and Technology Supplement



February 26, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 11


Bookstore contract signed | Perform better, says Marois | Budget generates heat | Human rights battles are being lost | Students appeal tuition ruling | Supplying capitalist know-how to communist China | Delivering opportunities to your desktop | Sparks are flying for Steacie winner



February 12, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 10


Alternative budget urges less conservative approach | Former principal brought change | Young people hampered by unemployment, political divisions | Hard road ahead for Eastern Europe | Prized partnership keeps on rolling | Senate: School of Environment gets go-ahead



January 29, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 09


Shapiro talks tough | McGill pours millions into Quebec economy | First Peoples House open for business | Federal research code nears approval | "Scientist of the year" studies lifestyle diseases | Storm lessons



January 22, 1998
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 08


Special Issue: Aftermath of the ice storm
Blue collar heroes kept McGill going | Catch-up days added at the end of the term | Students keep their spirits up, help others in need | Macdonald Campus relatively unscathed | Staff, students find shelter in the storm




December 11, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 07


Differential tuition on trial | New VP named | Two outstanding scholars honoured with Prix du Québec | Innovative plan for new school generates "tremendous excitement | Commissioners were "incredibly naive" admits Desbarats | Laval, McGill form national test centre | McGill hosts Christian leader



November 20, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 06


Whew! Redmen take title | Maclean's rankings released | Top talent drawn to McGill centre | Senate: Cheating the cheaters | Special teaching Supplement



November 6, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 05


Mouvement Desjardins boosts Quebec Studies program | Ricard up for award | Few sour notes in report on music programs | MBA moving east | New light on language | Scaling the heights of his profession | A career of compassion



October 23, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 04


Shapiro, Martin face off | Three Networks lose funding | Big payoffs possible from new foundation | From McGill to Mexico: Grow Home heads south | Getting high on gambling | Convocation honorees | Immigration and the political dilemma | Senate: Bookstore again dominates discussion



October 9, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 03


Tackling student debt | Bookstore debate continues | Rethink research, Bélanger urges | Getting sick in space | McGill helping Russia to reform civil code | Mapping the future of our cities | Senate: Bookstore deal debated in Senate



September 25, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 02


McGill, Concordia pool purchasing | No deal yet, says Heaphy | Laughing at the Leacock | Saturn serves students | Battered Red Cross looks to the future | What is the right size for McGill | Senate: Sexual harassment policies reviewed



September 11, 1997
VOLUME 30 NUMBER 01


Differential tuition drains resources, draws lawsuit | Shapiro to head CREPUQ | A Nobel gesture | A world-wide welcome | The principal's perspective | Professor of the year takes the sting out of statistics | The biology of pain | A rethought Reporter



May 29, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 17


McGill well represented in federal election campaign | Budget clears Board | In memoriam - Leo Yaffe: Researcher, Teacher, Administrator and Citizen | The role of the university in a corporatist society | In search of wonder: Magic tales for children | Pride in her accomplishments | Rod Macdonald heads law reform commission | Warm water in the cold, cold North | Honorary Degrees | Emeritus Professors | Senate highlights



May 8, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 16


Shapiro's mandate renewed | Labour technology firm has difficult birth | On the scene with Deep Blue II | King of the canon | A dream (finally) comes true



April 24, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 15


Report finds Quebec's universities in crisis | Possible relief on Bill 104 | Above and beyond: Dedication earns service awards | Agreeing to disagree | In Memoriam: Benjamin Freedman | Staff program gets pretty good grades | Xerox, Macintosh paid price for playing it safe | Expanding role keeps new alumni association director on the go | Has nuclear nightmare really ended | Senate highlights



April 10, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 14


Principal's office occupied | Tavenas named rector of Laval | Budget update | Welcome to the Wong Building | Women engineers still face rough ride | Salut McGill: Tavenas reflects on his time here and his future at Laval | Conversation biology: A difficult balancing act | David Johnston to oversee Harvard | Negotiating a cellular cease-fire | Senate highlights



March 27, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 13


Student pols unveil plans | Finances still fuzzy | No place for hazing rituals | Bringing McGill's treasures to light



March 13, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 12


Amended budget goes to Board | McGill students Java-savviest | More student housing promised | Striking a balance between research and recreation | Ready willing and very able: Archives staff want to be used | Rae and the rabbi on federalism | Senate highlights



February 27, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 11


Programs under scrutiny | Budget earns kudos | Teaching doctors how to deal with AIDS | Taking care of business | Research networks are here to stay | Bringing the best and brightest to our door | Rat research promising for Prozac-takers | Academics on the move | Dangerous drug mixes | McGill trio earn top grants | Are students receiving the education they deserve? | Academics on the move



February 13, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 10


Funding formula to change | Concordia story "misleading" | No job for mealy-mouths | Downsizing, death and sabbaticals | Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples | Simulator builds better air traffic controllers |



January 30, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 09


New fee structure presents challenges | McGill, Concordia join forces | Upsetting the scientific applecart: Horgan says glory days are gone | New chair created to boost schizophrenia research | Reducing turnaround time for cancer treatments | First school of social work in Jordan | Software sale nets millions | Sister Prejean continues her fight | The end of scienceâ or of an epoch



January 16, 1997
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 08


Quebec honours Mintzberg | Sergent inquiry ended | Drew drawing attention | Three from McGill named to Order of Canada | New dean defends role of Religious Studies | Senate highlights



December 5, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 07


A Rhodes pair for McGill | Some foreign students will pay higher fees | Administration meets with international students | The musical phrases of Margaret Atwood | Marois unapologetic over differential fee hike | Students, administration share visions | Research team aims to forecast disaster | Versatile man of vision | The Principal's Column



November 21, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 06


University reacts to Education Minister | Some foreign students will pay higher fees | The real costs of research | Students, professors get top marks | Getting Canada's armed forces back on track | Art partnership paints a rosy picture | New health care model should be accessible, innovative and customer-oriented



November 7, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 05


TAs ask for arbitration | Promoting science earns Harpp national prize | Heaphy gives students the budget lowdown | Check this out | Margaret Gillett: a woman ahead of her time | Human lives more important than sovereignty | Savoie says HR, staff have to adjust to changing work environment | How to win friends in industry | The Principal's Column



October 24, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 04


Arts programs reexamined | Estates General report earns a cool response | New PhD program opts for bilingual, bicultural approach | Proposed law could spur big gifts | Protesters march against animal research | Winners of 1996 teaching awards | Unit tackles medical ethics | Former ANC renegade helps build new South Africa | Convocation honorees | Senate highlights



October 10, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 03


When the lights went out | Unions united | First-year students need warmer welcome | Activist assails Arafat's rule | Money managers in the making | Dean in tune with changing times | Winners of 1996 teaching awards | Genetic approach best hope for rare disease discovered by McGill pair | The power and politics of White House marriages | The Principal's column



September 26, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 02


Open House '96 | It's official! Campaign's final total is $205 million | Solar car ready to blaze a trail | Award winner is new director of libraries | A reunion of radicals



September 12, 1996
VOLUME 29 NUMBER 01


University budget contends with deep government cuts | McGill researchers earn top MRC prizes | Welcome to McGill | From architect to ambassador | McGill researcher continues the hunt for life on Mars | Venerable club seeks friends and funds | McGill's master of the rings | The Principal's column



July 10, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 18


Birdnapping in a good cause | McGill Olympians head to Atlanta | Postcards from the past | New seminar program for first-year students | Programmed to die: How cell death can save lives | A credit to their town | Senate Highlights: Debate on the Estates General:



May 23, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 17


Lifespan genes discovered | Report sparks Senate debate | Early results of the workforce reduction plan | Exploring the source of prejudice in children | McGill falling behind in teaching technologies | James Bay governing scheme leaves natives uneasy | Wide-ranging scholar earns prestigious Acas prize | Downsizing not downgrading | A tribute to teachers | Senate highlights



May 2, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 16


A giant step in gene sequencing | In Memoriam: Dr. T.H. Clark | New administrative appointments | Arguing their way to an international prize | Recognizing the value of immigration | The hazards and rewards of a life in research | Trouble in 2000: Hunting the millenium bug | Student facing criminal charges | Phonathon sets record | Can the CBC be saved?



April 18, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 15


Report calls for changes | Panic over privatization | Professor bequeaths estate to funding council | Musseling in: Small but successful invader | Illuminating dangerous pollutants | Conference on gender teaches new skills | Strong McGill "essential" | Senate highlights



April 4, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 14


Shapiro questioned at student forum | Budget cuts worse than expected | A new approach to learning | Getting a taste of the real world | Heaphy gives update on retirement package | Panel tackles racism in universities | From the desk of the Principal | Senate highlights



March 21, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 13


Universities will thrive in 21st century | One-day strike by TAs | McGill pair win Killams | New degree tailored to manufacturing sector | Cooperation adds up to good results in math | Man of the people | Students vote to censure Pepsi | Big Bang at heart of physics megaproject | Governments still ignoring global warming



March 7, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 12


Panelists probe future | Retirement plan unveiled | Net gain for students | Family revelation leads to life's work | Low-risk training in high-risk medicine | Taking the terror out of teaching | Stressing knowledge in the information age | Spinning our Web in cyberspace



February 22, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 11


Report examines options for McGill | TA vote results | PhD student's invention rockets to success | Psychoanalyzing the presidents | Turning computers into multitasking wonders | Winning word warriors | Are we losing our national sport? | In search of orchestral efficiency



February 8, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 10


Changes at McCord worry scholars | TAs call strike vote | Breaking the bond of life's most important molecule | The perils of plunging into cyberspace | What makes prize-winning professors | Starting the 175th celebrations | Future turns on tolerance, economic solutions | Using math to solve cardiac mysteries | Canadian infrastructure at crisis point | Building named after graduate | Senate highlights January 31



January 25, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 09


Principal addresses Arts faculty | Come to the Carnival | McGill research rated well | Is hospital care changing for the better? | A little modern alchemy | Four McGill professors named to the Order of Canada | Senate highlights January 17



January 11, 1996
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 08


Talks end in success | Two for the Rhodes | More changes at Facilities Management | In memoriam: Jean Éthier-Blais, 1925-1995 | Massive snow palace nears completion | Senate highlights December 6



December 7, 1995
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 07


Big Boost for high tech teaching | Prix du Québec for McGill pair | Different takes on being Canadian | New department confident about its future | Germany's influence on European union | Preparing for the next referendum | Scholars must fight to avert "brain-dead society" | Senate highlights November 22, 1995