The architectural mock-ups of the new Engineering Student Centre are so cool even the little figurines look happy.
Controversial British ethologist and evolutionary theorist (and the man once called "Darwin's Rottweiler") delivers the Beatty Lecture during Homecoming.
Margaret Somerville kicks off her Massey Lecture series at the Mount Royal Centre.
Plays, pumpkins, physics of superheroes, and the Osler Lecture reaches a milestone.
Experts from around the world are attending the 2006 McGill Integrative Health Challenge Think Tank. For an insider look, view the conference webcast.
In his public lecture Dr. Brian Ward explains how new immunologic ideas are helping address HIV, tuberculosis, avian flu and the "second coming" of SARS.
In the first detailed study of the practice, McGill researchers have found that smoking and non-smoking teenage girls gain weight at exactly the same rate. Dr. Louise Pilote headed the study, whose findings were presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver.
The November issue of Discover magazine includes a story on how "the new science of epigenetics rewrites the rules of disease, heredity and identity." McGill's Moshe Szyf, featured prominently in the article, is a pioneer in linking epigenetic changes to the development of disease.
The challenge for McGill is to keep its present as impressive as its past. Global competition and the battle for funding make that a tough bid, but as Ingrid Peritz reports, the university is finding ways to stay ahead.