Shelagh Rogers, CBC Radio Two host of Take Five, was at McGill on Monday for a live broadcast from the Strathcona Music Building. One of her guests was conductor and music professor Timothy Vernon, whose latest work with the 110-member McGill Symphony Orchestra, Mahler's Fifth Symphony, was featured on the program. PHOTO: OWEN EGAN
Teaching assistants ratify first collective agreement

It took four years of negotiating, but McGill and AGSEM, the TA union, finally have a contract both sides can live with.
MRC increase raises morale

For the first time in several years, a federal budget restored money to research fund councils instead of cutting. The extra money available to the Medical Research Council means some projects turned down last year will be funded after all, but Canada is still dead last among the G7 countries in supporting basic research.
Dream teams, drugs and dubious judging

McGill's Olympic insider, Board chair and IOC vice--president Richard Pound, answers some questions about the Nagano Winter Games.
Gifts mark rebirth for Jewish Studies

A pair of million--dollar gifts will ensure that this small but influential department has a future.
Canadian poets get helping hand

The late Hugh MacLennan bequeathed royalties from his works to McGill, where he taught in the Department of English for more than 30 years. He was always interested in supporting new writers and his legacy will be used to fund a poetry series established by McGill--Queen's University Press.
At issue
Spreading cuts

Universities join forces again to improve services
News from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Technology in the classroom

Resources on campus

Restructuring the university for technological change

Tonto and technology