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.
"Nellcott is my Darling": In a follow-up novel to "Darkness Then a Blown Kiss," her debut collection of short stories, Toronto native Golda Fried, BA'94, introduces us to Alice, a neurotic and naive McGill freshman, whose buttoned-down world is turned inside out by an unlikely romance with guitar-slinging, cigarette-smoking slacker Nellcott Ragland.
The 2005 spring convocations added nearly 4,000 new graduates and 14 honorary degree recipients to the ranks of McGill alumni. Photographers Owen Egan and Jack Goldsmith captured some of the pride and excitement — and fun! — of the occasion with their cameras.
A new record, "The Colour's Coming Back," is being launched at Montreal's Mansfield Athletic Club on June 9. The CD, a Canadian first, features original songs written by McGill University alumni to inspire people affected by cancer.
Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.
Elise Juzda, BA'04, is the 10,000th graduate to register for Alumnilife, McGill's alumni online community. Alumnilife, an award-winning website, has been helping graduates enrich their alumni experience for about a year and a half.