You can learn LaTeX on your own, but you don’t have to

We will be hosting a two-part LaTeX series this month at the Library. Professor Ahmad Haidar, Biomedical Engineering, has once again generously offered to facilitate the workshops. He will dedicate five hours to helping you learn LaTeX, from the basics of creating documents to adding figures, citing references, writing and aligning mathematical formulas. This year… Read More You can learn LaTeX on your own, but you don’t have to

Six reasons why an international student should visit Quebec City

Being a student in Montreal is an amazing experience, and it is definitely pleasant to see that our beloved city was named the world’s best city for students last February. As an international student, I am really glad to live here, but I also feel that my experience wouldn’t be complete without some visits to… Read More Six reasons why an international student should visit Quebec City

Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? —  Part IV: There Is No Such Thing as Food In Nature

  By Alex Enescu (M.Sc. Candidate: Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine). The concept of food, as a harmless and purely nourishing substance, is — in every respect — an undistilled cultural construct. Nature produces metabolizing, reproducing, living organisms. Not food. Some of these organisms are predators. Some are prey. Some are higher up the proverbial… Read More Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? —  Part IV: There Is No Such Thing as Food In Nature

The first time a graduate student… lives a conference

Wow. This was such a great experience! This is the second post of my blog series The first time a graduate student… and, as I anticipated here, it is going to be on my first conference experience, here. Well, technically I already had some little experience of this kind, but this was my first “serious” conference… Read More The first time a graduate student… lives a conference