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Inaugural healthy living eDigest launched

30. October 2013

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Inaugural healthy living eDigest launched

The Bloomberg Manulife Prize is pleased to launch Ideas that Move You, a bi-monthly eDigest with the latest news around the issues of active health. We hope that the innovative ideas and practices contained here will inspire and empower you to lead a healthier, more active life.   Check out the stories in the inaugural […]

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A Taste of Montreal in Washington

8. December 2009

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A Taste of Montreal in Washington

Smoked meat, bagels, cream cheese and dill pickles were on the menu at a November 9, McGill Alumni Association of Washington Branch Event hosted by Dr. Joe Schwarcz, BSc’69, PhD’74.

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“But how do they stay so thin eating all of that butter?!” – McGill Reads Julia Child

6. November 2009

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“But how do they stay so thin eating all of that butter?!” – McGill Reads Julia Child

Butter was on the menu at our September 30th Julia Child themed McGill Reads book club meeting, which culminated in a lively audience discussion about North American versus Parisian waistlines and diets. Book club participants jumped right in with Professor and Associate Dean of Arts Nathalie Cooke as she guided them on a tantalizing journey […]

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McGill Reads Alumni Book Club: Boston

30. September 2009

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McGill Reads Alumni Book Club: Boston

When was the last time you read a good book? The McGill Alumni Book club is hosting another meeting tomorrow, October 1st in Boston. The book for this session is McGill Alumnus Leonard Cohen’s “The Favourite Game”, a beautiful novel based on the life of Lawrence Breavman, the only son of a Jewish family in […]

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McGill on the Move with Victoria Kaspi

20. July 2009

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McGill on the Move with Victoria Kaspi

McGill’s world-renowned astrophysicist touches down in Pasadena on August 18. Looking up at the night sky, the stars seem to twinkle peacefully. But there’s more out there than meets the eye. Join Professor Vicky Kaspi and fellow alumni in California for the McGill on the Move lecture, “The Violent High-Energy Universe,” to find out what […]

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SALLY ARMSTRONG, BEd’66

9. May 2009

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SALLY ARMSTRONG, BEd’66

SALLY ARMSTRONG, BED'66, DLitt'02, an author, journalist, human rights activist and documentary filmmaker, was presented with the Canadian Journalism Foundation's 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award in May.

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Daniel Levitin: music producer, turned neuroscientist, turned professor.

5. May 2009

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Daniel Levitin: music producer, turned neuroscientist, turned professor.

Dr. Levitin is singular among music scientists for actually having come out of the music industry. Before getting his Ph.D. he spent 15 years as a record producer, working with artists ranging from the Blue Öyster Cult to Chris Isaak. While still in graduate school he helped Stevie Wonder assemble a best-of collection; in 1992 […]

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Karim Nader and Alain Brunet featured in Newsweek

24. April 2009

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Karim Nader and Alain Brunet featured in Newsweek

Excerpt from Article: The Science of Forgetting Karim Nader sounds giddy as he recalls the day in November 2001 when he stood before hundreds of experts in the science of memory and presented a radical theory. At 34, with one research paper on the topic to his name, Nader was a newcomer to the field. […]

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Evolving to the beat

21. April 2009

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Evolving to the beat

Daniel Levitin is an associate professor of psychology at McGill specializing in the relationship between the mind and music, is a well-connected veteran of the music industry. His contributions as a sound engineer and record producer can be heard on albums by Santana, the Grateful Dead and Blue Öyster Cult. His first book, This is Your […]

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McGill on the Move: Lecture with Karl Moore

21. April 2009

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McGill on the Move: Lecture with Karl Moore

Recently identified as one of the world’s great business thinkers, Karl Moore is among Canada’s most quoted management experts and is a highly sought-after consultant. In his current research on global leaders, he has interviewed hundreds of CEOs and young business wannabes. Find out what he has learned about how to get ahead in today’s […]

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