The MacArthur Fellowships, often referred to as the "genius grants," have been announced by the MacArthur Foundation. Among the 25 recipients is Michael Manga, BSc'90, whose work deals with the forecasting of seismic activity and the fluid dynamics of planetary evolution.
Classes Without Quizzes needn't intimidate those returning to school for the first time in decades for Homecoming. As well, the fun and educational lectures are open to all the McGill community.
McGill epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Becklake is the lead author of a new study that suggests passive tobacco exposure is a predictor of whether a child will take up smoking.
Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski, BCL/LLB'00, recently became President of the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM), the largest network of young businesspeople in North America.
Alan Hustak's biography of Sir William Hingston, MDCM'1851, shows him "at the centre of Montreal's medical, business, social and political life."
McGill graduates Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter argue that most popular attempts at rebelling against the mainstream culture generally end up being absorbed by it.