McGill student Jeane Lassen is a weightlifting champion.
A cell phone intrusion helps McGill student Ryan Wilner win the Just For Laughs Homegrown Comic Competition
First-year Faculty of Arts students went through "boot camp" during Frosh Week at the start of the fall semester. Frosh activities on campus included a "Four Floors" party in the University Centre with DJs spinning different music on each floor, a field trip to the Sky dance bar, whitewater rafting excursions, a carnival, live music in the field around the Three Bares, and a scavenger hunt with a limo ride for the winners.
Every two years, talented young organists from around the world flock to Montreal to hone their skills with some of the planet's most respected masters of the instrument.
It's official. Renovations are complete - mostly - and the McGill Alumni Association and the Development Office have moved into their new headquarters in the former Seagram Building at Peel and St. Catherine streets. It's the heart of the heart of the city, surrounded by boutiques, restaurants, and much of the Montreal workforce.
Thomas Dunwoody is recognized with the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award.
Not to be confused with those inflatable jumping castles for kiddie parties, the new manure dome on the Macdonald Campus landscape has area residents breathing a bit easier. The hog herd at the Macdonald Farm may be happy pigs but their manure generates quite a smell in the summer months. Now a double-layered, green inflatable dome takes care of the unpleasant odour from the manure tank.
John Hall is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts.
One of Canada's most venerable museums is looking brighter in the wake of a recent makeover. While the renovations to McGill's Redpath Museum, first opened in 1882, were principally aimed at bolstering its research and teaching efforts, there is no arguing that the museum is also now a much more pleasant place to while away an afternoon.
Recent reports say Canada is near the bottom of NATO countries in military spending, equipment is outdated and capabilities limited. To find out how well armed our forces really are, we turned to historian and military expert Professor Desmond Morton. He's written several dozen books on this nation's military and social history, labour and industrial relations, and politics. A graduate of Royal Military College who served in the Canadian Army for ten years, he was founding director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.