Hollywood filmmaker Jake Eberts, BEng'62, has teamed up with six family members - all McGill grads - to create the Eberts Endowment, a four-year renewable program worth more than $600,000 that is intended to attract and support McGill's indigenous students.
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.
First-of-its-kind program will provide recruitment outreach, bursaries, scholarships and cultural activities designed to help indigenous students succeed.
McGill is a busy place in the summer, with day camps for children and homestays for Japanese students studying English. In addition, academic renewal continues to revitalize McGill, as the University welcomes several new deans.