Nearing the end of a stellar rookie season as dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Christophe Pierre fills readers in on what he plans as an encore.
They fight cancer, champion international relief efforts and, of course, sing Edelweiss with Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music. McGill honours its most recent Professors Emeriti, Librarian Emerita and honorary degree recipients.
Philosophers are invited to McGill to workshop their papers in progress, bouncing off their ideas and fielding questions on how we perceive hurricanes, intersex and Aristotle.
Do you huddle in your office knowing that your boss will come bursting in at any minute screaming that you're a fraud? Do you refuse to present at conferences for fear that people will be rolling in the aisles laughing? Could be you suffer from the Imposter Phenomenon.
Ariel Fenster wows the lay audience with spontaneously combusting books and sex-starved pigs. 'Nuff said.
Seven university libraries will employ a sleuthing operation worthy of Columbo to sift through all their holdings at a digital flick. The Colombo interlibrary loan system launches on May 24.
What would drive four young men to give up the creature comforts of home to pedal 7,777.7 kilometres across Canada? A son's love for his mother.
CIM, the folks who bring you pronking robots and other nutty stuff, turns 20; hip hop hits the streets to battle HIV/AIDS; a public conversation tackles the always contentious issue of public and private health care; and the McGill Conservatory's gala puts the spotlight on fresh musical talent.
Six of McGill's top ten newsmakers last year were MUHC researchers, including the top three positions.
On Thursday, June 1, migraine and headache specialist Dr. Michel Aubé, a neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, will give a free public lecture on migraine, a neurological disorder that afflicts one in ten Canadians. In his lecture, entitled "Qu'est-ce que la migraine?" Dr. Aubé will talk about the definition and diagnosis of migraine, as well as possible factors and current treatments.