Another masterpiece recovered

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St. Jerome by Lodovico Carracci

For the second time in as many weeks, the university beneficiaries of the Max Stern Estate (including Concordia) can announce the recovery of a painting that the German-Jewish gallery owner had been forced to sell by the Nazis in 1937. St. Jerome, by Italian Baroque artist Ludovico Carracci (1555-1619),... - Read more

Romancing hydrogen: Hoi Dick Ng

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Hoi Dick Ng

Hoi Dick Ng has an infectious enthusiasm and sense of humour about his research into alternative fuels. “I have a good idea how to burn things,” he chuckles. “Now I want to learn how to store things.” Ng, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, is one of two Concordia recipients of a 2008-09 Petro-Canada... - Read more


Lust in translation

Études françaises gets fresh with rewording erotic text

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Pier-Pascale Boulanger

Love is a universal language. But, does its meaning change depending on the language we speak? On April 24, the Département d'études françaises hosted the Translating Erotica conference, bringing together academics and the public to consider the intricacies of... - Read more

Bear hugs for kids

Engineering students donate $20 000 to Children’s Hospital

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Caring for Kids Radiothon

The cafeteria at the Montreal Children’s Hospital was humming with activity on April 30 as eight members of the Engineering and Computer Science Association accepted pledges during their sponsored miracle hour at Astral Media’s Caring for Kids Radiothon. After... - Read more

Friendship and support can go very far

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Rose Wangechi had just arrived from Kenya and was trying to find her way around downtown Montreal in January 2002 with only a fall jacket and a map she couldn’t read. “It took me three hours to get from... - Read more


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