Last Wednesday, Professor Krista Byers-Heinlein of Concordia University spoke to a crowd of professors and PhD students at McGill on the effects of bilingualism in infants. Over the past two decades, there have been several contradictory studies regarding bilingualism and its effects on word association in young children. In one[Read More…]
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Talking to euthanasia opponent Margaret Somerville
Logan Smith Margaret Somerville, founding director of the McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics, and Law, recently testified at the Quebec National Assembly hearings. She sat down with the Tribune to share some of her thoughts on euthanasia. Why have you taken such an active role against euthanasia? It is the[Read More…]
Where do sports come from? McGill University, it seems
In a little less than two weeks from now, football fans around the world will be glued to their television sets as Superbowl XLIV kicks off in south Florida. Before the football hangover has time to wear off completely, we’ll be turning our sights to the Canadian west coast, as the Olympic torch arrives in Vancouver to tip off the Winter Olympic games.
Society of Automotive Engineers set to debut cars at auto show
It was a sunny September day as students from the McGill Society of Automotive Engineers team brought their racing vehicles to OAP. These students represented four of McGill’s design teams that produced four types of vehicles: the electric snowmobile, the performance racing vehicle, the hybrid car, and the Baja All-Terrain Vehicle.