At 84 Mario Bunge recently published a paper on quantum mechanics — just to see if he still could. The philosopher and physicist's worldview is formed both by his academic passions and by his upbringing in Argentina.
Curators from McGill museums share their favourite items from their collections — and what a collection of curiosities they've unearthed.
Steven Epstein might have to invest in a bigger mantelpiece — the music professor recently won his 11th Grammy. The New York-based producer works with luminaries like Yo Yo Ma, but teaching at McGill is worth the commute.
"Six-Legged Victims: Endangered Insects and Conservation in the Grassroots Jungle," Wednesday, March 24 at 6 pm in the Redpath Museum auditorium.
Steven Shapin: "Aristotle and the Industries: The Scientist and the Organization in 20th-Century America," Friday, March 19, 4:30 pm, 3647 Peel Street, Don Bates Seminar Room 101.
The Annual McGill Charity Ball stands out from other fundraisers, since it's one of the oldest student initiatives held for the benefit of the McGill Cancer Centre.
The Richler Challenge, a symposium being organized by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, aims to bring academic attention to the work of Mordecai Richler.
Adele Reinhartz, dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and a professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University, believes that Mel Gibson failed in his quest for accuracy in his controversial movie "The Passion".
McGill's Asclepius Project, named after the Greek god of healing, seeks to promote whole-person medicine, alternately known as holistic medicine, which advocates for compassionate patient care among health professionals.
Raymond Beauchemin launches a Quebec microbrewery beer cookbook.