Group portrait of major donors
A shining star in the Faculty of Religious Studies, PhD student <strong>Meera Kachroo</strong> is a recipient of the McBurney Fellowship. <strong>Shobhita Soor</strong> is an MBA student associate at the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, which is developing a big-picture approach to management education. <strong>Dr. Peter Siegel</strong>, Interim Director of the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, is helping McGill lead the fight against cancer. <strong>Dr. Patanjali Kambhampati</strong>, a rising star in the Department of Chemistry, earned the 2012 Fessenden Professorship in Science Innovation for his advances in the field of quantum research. Bolstered by philanthropy, <strong>Dr. Joe Schwarcz</strong> of the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy is enhancing scientific literacy in the public at large. McGill hoop dreams are coming true for shooting guard <strong>Te’Jour Riley</strong>, thanks in part to a George Lengvari Basketball Award. <strong>Chancellor H. Arnold Steinberg</strong> has put the Faculty of Medicine on the leading edge of medical education and health care training. <strong>Myriam Haineault</strong> is among the over 100 students to receive a Bieler Family Internship. How do you spell relief? Through a transformative gift from <strong>Jane Edwards</strong> and the Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation to create the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. Inaugural Chwang Faculty Scholar <strong>Xinyu Liu</strong> is developing microrobotic systems to manipulate cells and organisms to better understand their physiology. Violinist <strong>Baptiste Rodrigues</strong>, 2012 winner of the prestigious Golden Violin Award, is striking all the right chords. The world is <strong>Shiva Mazrouei-Seidani</strong>’s classroom, thanks to an internship award allowed her to travel to Eastern Uganda to work with a child-sponsorship program. Gifts to the Dean of Arts Development Fund, <strong>Dean Christopher Manfredi</strong>’s discretionary fund, provided vital support for the popular new Arts Student Advising Program. <strong>Ram Panda</strong> is engineering a more sustainable world, through his support to help establish the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design. Dentistry student <strong>Sina Hashemi</strong> is serving up smiles at the Jim Lund Dental Clinic, which provides free, basic dental care to the disadvantaged. Campaign McGill Co-Chair <strong>Yves Fortier</strong>, Canada’s former Ambassador to the United Nations, played a pivotal role in the Campaign’s success. <strong>Michelle Vokaty</strong> is among the many McGill student rock stars benefiting from a gift by Robert Wares and Osisko Mining Corp. to the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. <strong>Claris Harbon</strong> and other O’Brien Fellows are paving the path for peace, thanks largely to the generous support of philanthropist David O’Brien. <strong>Peter Knox</strong>, a Co-Chair for the Campus Community Committee, is making McGill a greener place by raising money to support sustainability initiatives on campus.