Brenda Plant, BA'92, BSW'95, is a businesswoman who mixes a passion for social justice with hard-headed capitalism. Plant is the co-founder of Ethiquette.ca, a for-profit web-based company that takes all the work out of responsible purchasing.
Ann Dowsett Johnston, for 14 years the principal architect of the annual Maclean's university rankings issue, has been named McGill University's Vice-Principal of Development, Alumni and University Relations.
Two McGill grads -- Montreal criminal law expert Paul Skolnik, BCL'75, and Algoma University College law professor John Flood, BCL'85 -- are among 134 lawyers from around the world named to serve as defence counsel in International Criminal Court proceedings.
Ian Brodie, BA'90, applies classroom theory to his real life as Prime Minister Harper's chief of staff. Brodie took a political science course under the late James Mallory, the country's reigning authority on parliamentary politics.
McGill's summer "Be a Computer Scientist for a Week" program, offered free of charge, provides an opportunity for 60 senior high school students to step away from the joysticks and X-Boxes for a few days, and either design a robotics mission to Mars or develop their own software games.
MUHC Trauma Nurse Manager Anne Thomas and members of the Trauma committee of the MUHC Montreal General Hospital emergency department will be hosting a polo match at Hudson Polo Parc Farms on August 19, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
This innovative research, published in the journal Oncogene, is a significant step towards improving treatment for this devastating disease that kills more than two-thirds of people diagnosed.
For many parents and some students, back-to-school season is an adventure; for others, it's a source of stress and worry. McGill has experts on hand to help with your back-to-school stories.
On Tuesday, August 22, at noon, Betty Liduke will speak on her experience single-handedly running a safe-sex World Health Organization program in 17 Tanzanian villages.
What role should doctors, nurses, social workers and teachers play in reforming health care? The man who helped revolutionize the British health care system will be answering that question at 10 am, Aug. 28, in room 232 of McGill University's Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke St. West.