McGill professors Corinne Maurice of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Kieran O’Donnell of the Department of Psychiatry, have been named Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Azrieli Global Scholars. The new initiative helps promising early-career researchers develop their skills as leaders and collaborators.
Three athletes are among a 22-member entourage of McGill graduates and students headed to Rio de Janeiro to serve in an official capacity at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The athletes include wrestler Dorothy Yeats (pictured), an engineering student, and fencers Maximilien Van Haaster (B.Ed. Kinesiology ’16) and Joseph Polossifakis (B.Com ’14).