Get out your McGill umbrellas! Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to take part in the 2004 Centraide March of 1,000 Umbrellas on September 29.
Maria Petrucci-Samija, PhD'99, is at the forefront of R&D in the science of harnessing photons for practical uses. MIT's prestigious Technology Review says she is one of the world's top innovators under 35; Colin Hill, MSc'98, also made the cut.
Independent research teams based at Northwestern University in the U.S. and at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada are reporting similar findings about a rare and potentially life-threatening form of anemia known as antibody-associated pure red-cell aplasia (PRCA).
"Newman and Ex Corde Ecclesiae: The Church & the University," by Ian Ker, Oxford University, and the inaugural Claude Ryan Lecture in Catholic Social Thought: "Secularity & the Anthropological Problem," by F. Russell Hittinger.
For the second year in a row, scholars from around the world, all with communications backgrounds, are coming to McGill for nine months to enlarge their understanding of the world and work on effecting positive change.
Funding for the CIHR Group in Medical Genetics was recently renewed for another five years, starting today.
Grant McFadden, BSc'70, PhD'75, and Alexandra Lucas, BSc'75, are a husband-and-wife research team seeking to develop an anti-inflammation drug by using a virus once employed to kill rabbits.
Janine Schmidt has been appointed as Trenholme Director of Libraries. Her term in office will begin on February 1, 2005.
McGill's Minimum Cost Housing Group, along with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will embark on a project to demonstrate the value of urban agriculture, arguing it should be a permanent feature in city planning and urban design.
Faculty accolades, student accomplishments, and notable alumni.