May 15, 2008

May 15, 2008 McGill University

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McGill Reporter
May 15, 2008 - Volume 40 Number 17
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Elizabeth Burnell, a Saxophone and Theory and Ear Training instructor at the McGill Conservatory of Music, Community Program of the Schulich School of Music studies a music score in preparation for an upcoming concert.
Owen Egan

Research engine

A busy month has left McGill researchers the talk of the world's media.

Signing up to save a life

Staff with CPR savvy save a colleague's life.

Campaign McGill surpasses $400-million mark

Get yer campaign update here.

P.O.V.: Food versus fuel

The James McGill Professor and Chair of McGill's Department of Plant Sciences gives us the lowdown on biofuels.

Headliners: Quakes, crops, courts and corporate kudos

A roundup of some of the University's recent newsmakers.

Profile - Jenna Senecal: Daring to care

The Co-President of the McGill chapter of Engineers Without Borders takes her message of better toilets to Malawi.

McGill Web Gems: Courtroom drama

Shakespeare meets the WOW lab. Stand back, please.

Green Corner: What to do about e-waste
Got an old cellphone, keyboard or mouse? Don't toss it in the regular garbage.

Entre Nous with Désirée McGraw, Executive Director, Jeanne Sauvé Foundation and Scholars Program: Citizen engagement

There's accomplished and then there's Désirée McGraw accomplished.

Notes from the Field: A blizzard of opportunity

The Director of the School of Urban Planning tells readers how snowed-in climate change researchers banded together in Nunavut.

A family affair

The Cohen family roots at McGill go way back.

Coming up for air

McGill's favourite guinea pig catches a few ZZZs at the Royal Vic Sleep Clinic.

The Principal gets an honorary doc and a rugby duo get named to Team Canada.

McGill spring convocation 2008
Ten things you likely didn't know about Convocation.

67 years on the cutting edge

Making history at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

McGill receives $35.5 million in CIHR funding
The title says it all.

Around campus
Computer Science open house, Samuel de Champlain and sculptures made by beavers. Pinch me, I must be dreaming.


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McGill alum and former Redmen football player Delando Hawthorne, right, and colleague James Bray proudly unfurl the McGill colours at Brown’s Bluff on the Antarctic Continent. The pair took part in a leadership program to learn bout sustainability and using renewable energy in March.

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