Volume 29: 1996-1997

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Volume 29: 1996-1997

May 29, 1997

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

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

Report finds Quebec's universities in crisis | Possible relief on Bill 104 | Above and beyond: Dedication earns service awards | Agreeing to disagree | n 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

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

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

March 13, 1997

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

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

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

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 science... or of an epoch

January 16, 1997

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

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

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 | rt partnership paints a rosy picture | New health care model should be accessible, innovative and customer-oriented

November 7, 1996

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

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

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

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

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

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