"What Role Must or Can the Quebec State Play in Education?" is the theme of a conference sponsored by the Quebec Studies Program.
Philosopher Daniel Dennett will be giving the Montreal Neurological Institute's Wilder Penfield Lecture, entitled "My Body Has a Mind of its Own."
Health Canada has given the Faculty of Arts $11.5 million to help improve health and social services for anglophone communities in Quebec's regions.
McGill's busy Quebec Studies Program allows students and researchers to combine disciplines in a fertile ground for studying North America's largest French jurisdiction.
Phyllis Shapiro, McGill education professor and wife of Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, passed away November 20 after a brief battle with cancer.
As chair of McGill's Centraide campaign, Judy Dear is putting in 12-hour days. She's also the chair of the Management Forum. Remarkably, she says she isn't stressed.
David Johnston was elected to the position of president of the Harvard Board of Overseers.
Lilly, Eastern Virginia Medical School and McGill University are collaborating on the discovery of a protein which could be involved in the treatment of diabetes.
Dr Amanda Vincent, McGill's specialist in the preservation of seahorses, will be the subject of the prestigious television program NOVA.
Scientists at McGill University and affiliated institutions awarded $16.4 million by the Medical Research Council.