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.
After recent high-profile corporate scandals, public confidence in leadership and management has taken a real hit. The way universities train managers may be part of the problem, says management iconoclast Henry Mintzberg.
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.
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.