September 13, 2007

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September 13, 2007 - Volume 40 Number 02
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The (mini) business of love: David Lank, Director of McGill's Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, kicks off the 2007 Mini-Biz public lecture series with typical flair. Mini-Biz is just one of the events marking the 100th anniversary of management education at McGill.
Owen Egan

New and renewed, McGill gets 12 CRCs

McGill nets eight new CRCs and has four renewals — to the tune of $10,500,000.

Patients to tell their stories at IVF Congress

McGill helps organize the 14th World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization and Third World Congress on In Vitro Maturation, during which former and current patients will address congress goers.

Notes From the Field: Taking a people's pulse from the sea

Angela Pacey, a Master's student in the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment, gives a first person account of her time conducting a health survey of the people of Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.

Headliners: From Arctic melting to Britney's meltdown

This issue's headliners installment has everything from unfriendly docs to squadrons of marauding wasps.

P.O.V.: Six years after 9/11: Academia's failure

History prof Gil Troy paints a sobering picture of a post-9/11 world that has changed precious little in the wake of tragedy.

Profile - Virginie Millien: Nature's archivist

From growing up in a Paris suburb to one day finding herself collecting rodents in Schefferville, Virginie Millien's never-ending journey has just begun.

McGill Web Gems: McGill web primer

The ABCs of McGill's essential web resources.

McGill Matters
Fire procedures, safety training and online course evaluations.

Entre Nous with Drew Love, Director of Athletics: Healthy student body, healthy student mind

Having turned Carleton University's sports program into a winner, Drew Love brings his Midas touch to McGill.

Research and Discovery: Better maps, better science

What the heck is an ecoregion map anyway and what does it have to do with preventing the spread of avian flu? Ask Raja Sengupta.

Maps that aid marine conservation

Redpath Museum research assistant Sara Lourie is on a mission to save the seahorse.

McGill's own School of Rock

Garage Band Camp? Did the Clash start this way?

The renaissance man of true crime

We're almost convinced that beneath his red McGill tie, Chancellor Richard Pound has a big "S" emblazoned across his chest.

Redpath Library entrance under repair
The main entrance of the Redpath Library Building will be closed through Oct. 3 as it goes through important renovations.

Home sweet solar home

McGill undergrad architecture and engineering students help make up Team Montreal, an inter-university team ready to take on the big boys of the solar house world at the upcoming Solar Decathlon in Washington, DC.

Seeing the forest for the trees

Nearly a decade after natural disaster, Gault Nature Reserve is a study in rejuvenation.

In memoriam — Ralph Harris: Devoted friend and mentor

Friends, family and colleagues mourn the passing of the much-loved Ralph Harris.

In memoriam — Jim Wright: McGill's unpretentious ambassador

Victoria Lees, former secretary-general of McGill, gives her personal recollections of a pillar of the community, Jim Wright.

Around campus
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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Boarding-house reach: at a recent soup and science lunch event, elan spitzberg, U1 arts (Geography) gets the drop on Jeffrey McKenzie, earth and Planetary sciences professor (right).
Owen Egan