A freshman and a fifth-year senior stole the show at the 28th annual McGill intercollegiate awards gala held at the McGill Sports Centre Thursday. Mathieu Poitras of Gatineau, Que., and Danielle Day of Ile Bizard, Que., received the D. Stuart Forbes and Gladys Bean trophies, respectively, as the student-athletes who have brought the most credit to the University by reason of their athletic achievements.
Cutting-edge projects include CARE-NET, led by Dr Jacques Galipeau of the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.
McGill University goaltender Mathieu Poitras of Gatineau, Que., was named the Tissot men's hockey rookie of the year in Canadian Interuniversity Sport and selected to the CIS all-rookie team at the All-Canadian banquet in Edmonton, Wednesday.
A busy weekend is on tap for the McGill Athletics Department, with five major varsity teams hosting events that will generate relief funds towards aid for those affected by the deadly tsunami that hit southeast Asia over the Christmas break.
Sarah Ali-Khan has become the first McGill University-trained athlete — male or female — to be carded by the Athlete Assistance Program of Athletics Canada.
Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, was named a 2005 winner of the prestigious Gairdner Award. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, was awarded the prize for her pioneering research in memory.
Stephen Lewis, a masterful orator, speaks at Macdonald's Founder's Day celebrations, and McGill students will have their say through the Task Force on Student Life and Learning.
The Internet is a virtual shopping mall for term papers, yet many universities have a one-line policy on cheating: "Don't plagiarize; it's wrong." The News takes a look at McGill's stance on academic integrity.
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital hosts myasthenia gravis conference.
The Hébert-Loiselle-Quéformat consortium ranked first in the bid to carry out the environmental remediation of the Glen site in preparation for the construction of the MUHC's Glen Campus health facilities.