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McGill graduate pledges $1.5 million to support global food security efforts

New York-based business analyst’s interest borne out of childhood spent on farm

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Published on : 28 Feb 2012

McGill Announces Inaugural Winner of Bloomberg Manulife Prize

$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Professor Steven Blair

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Published on : 05 Dec 2011

The public face of science at McGill gets a major boost

$5.5-million gift from Lorne Trottier secures the future of high-profile science outreach initiatives

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Published on : 08 Nov 2011

Major gift from Macdonald Stewart Foundation<br>bolsters water resource management studies</br>

$1.5-million donation builds on Macdonald campus founder’s legacy

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Published on : 13 Oct 2011

The voters have spoken: Greatest McGillians are Chang, Cohen and Rutherford

After nearly 60,000 votes and months of sometimes furious debate, the results are in for the Greatest McGillians contest. In the end, voters gave the nod to a trio of illustrious McGillians whose achievements represent three different pillars of the university’s excellence: Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, B

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Published on : 19 Sep 2011

The Greatest McGillian of all time: 
190 years in the making

The world is invited to cast its vote for a world-changing pioneer

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Published on : 31 May 2011

New $50,000 Bloomberg Manulife Prize 
to promote research into active lifestyles

Initiative aims to reward ideas that impact healthy lifestyle choices

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Published on : 17 May 2011

National Bank Financial Group and McGill’s Desautels Faculty, partners in supporting tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

National Bank Financial Group will contribute $1 million over eight years to McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management to support entrepreneurship, PhD fellowships, and research and teaching in finance.

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Published on : 06 May 2011

McGill hockey team receives million-dollar birthday gift

The McGill University men's hockey team turns 134 years old on January 31 with a memorable birthday present.

Published on : 25 Jan 2011

Campaign McGill surges forward with new $4.1-million gift

McGill University is delighted to announce a new donation of $4.1 million in support of outstanding students and junior faculty members in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in the Faculty of Science. The generous gift builds on the success of Campaign McGill, which recently surpassed the $500-million mark on the way to its $750-million goal.

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Published on : 22 Dec 2009

McGill partners with Tony Blair Faith Foundation to expand research on religious issues

Becomes one of leading universities in global network to help advance understanding, tolerance

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Published on : 03 Dec 2009

McGill graduate gives $1.2 million for fellowships in Science

Biotech diagnostics leader contributes to Campaign McGill’s historic momentum

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Published on : 27 Nov 2009

McGill introduces new Chancellor and bestows Eleanor Wachtel and Richard W. Pound with highest honours

On tap at Fall Convocation: ceremony to install new Chancellor H. Arnold Steinberg; Honorary degrees for Canadian writer/broadcaster and former McGill Chancellor

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Published on : 12 Nov 2009