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Congrats to Hannah Summer Studentship awardee: Nico Mara-McKay

A hearty congratulations to MA student Nico Mara-McKay, who is a winner of one of only four national Hannah Summer Studentships. The awards are sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Medicine. Nico will work this summer on their research project, "Patient Women: Surgical Instruments in the Treatment of Medieval Women's Diseases." Well done!

More information about the award.

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Stuart McCook: Coffee Could Get Costly

For many Canadians, the day doesn’t begin until their first sip of coffee.  But the growers who produce that coffee are struggling with a devastating disease that is putting their livelihoods at risk and leaving some coffee market observers to predict that the drink we take for granted could one day become as expensive as cognac.