A roundup of alumni events around the world, including a visit from Auditor General Sheila Fraser to Ottawa Alumni's Annual General Meeting and Heather Munroe-Blum's visit to the McGill France branch.
A review of graduate Valerie Knowles' book about William C. Van Horne, the man who pushed through construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway's transcontinental line.
This fall, the University unveiled its new Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) program, geared towards undergraduates who want to immerse themselves in the types of courses that are offered by both of McGill's largest faculties.
A review of graduate Hélèna Katz's book about one of the largest manhunts in Canada, when in 1932 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police tracked the elusive Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper of Rat River, across the Northwest Territories and into the Yukon above the Arctic Circle.
A review of graduate Kathryn Hall's book that dispels the myth that a lack of sexual desire in women necessarily indicates a hormonal problem and instead focuses on how to get in touch with lost or neglected sexual feelings.
McGill graduate, freelance journalist and super-foodie Amy Rosen has published a new book, called Cook This: Recipes for the Goodtime Girl, which gives easy instruction on the art of entertaining.
William Shatner, BCom'52, is best known for his role as Captain Kirk on TV's Star Trek. Now he's back in the limelight with a flurry of projects, including a role on a hot new TV show and a CD.
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.
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.
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.