As interest in climate grows with the global impact of changed weather patterns, so does the demand for graduates trained in meteorology. McGill's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is schooling many of them.
"Hardwood," a 29-minute film written and directed by Hubert Davis (BA'00), has earned a nomination in the Academy Awards short documentary category. Davis's father is former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. The younger Davis uses interviews and home movies to explore his father's relationship with his family.
"Yalla: Reflections on the Middle East," co-sponsored by the McGill Arab Students' Association and Hillel Jewish Student Centre of McGill, compiles poems, stories, essays and photos on the theme of hope for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
McGill MBAs place first in North America on international mobility according to Financial Times global survey
The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released on January 24, 2005, places McGill graduates first in North America – and 11th worldwide – for international mobility. This measure is based on the employment movements of alumni between time of graduation and today. The FT results are based on a survey of the 2001 alumni and an analysis of each school's activities.
This year, 107 students and postdoctoral scholars have been awarded funding totalling $5.9 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for research ranging from same-sex marriage to Canadian pop music to competition in the health care system.