Lessons from the Recession: Where Economics and Real Life Collided

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Prof. Christopher Ragan traces the evolution of the financial crisis from its origins on Wall Street to its impact on Main Street, with a detour into what recovery looks like and what lessons we’ve learned.

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March 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm


A Prescription for Stressful Times: Coping with the Demands of Modern Life

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These days, it seems like we must constantly confront nerve-racking events and tense situations. Join Prof. Nathan Smith of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology as he examines specific techniques for overcoming the negative aspects of living in our hectic society.

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March 8, 2010 at 4:32 pm


Feeding The World: Waste Not, Want Not

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Prof. Don Smith of McGill’s Department of Plant Sciences asks: As we begin to use crop plants as a source of energy, how are we affecting food costs, climate change and the earth’s dwindling resources?

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March 8, 2010 at 4:22 pm


Social Justice: What’s A Government To Do?

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Dr. Wendy Thomson, CBE, has a distinguished career in public services in the UK, and joined McGill University in 2005. Her interests are in social policy and public service reform, on which she advises governments in Canada and internationally.

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March 8, 2010 at 4:12 pm