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Michael Manga, BSc'90, a geophysicist at the University of California, Berkeley, has earned both a coveted MacArthur Fellowship (nicknamed the "genius grant") and a place among the Hollywood hunks featured in People magazine's annual "Sexiest Man Alive" issue.
In the wake of two remarkable gifts that yielded a combined $42 million and broke philanthropic records, a pair of McGill faculties have new names and students will soon benefit from the creation of dozens of new scholarships.
Students in McGill's mining engineering program can be real gold diggers – literally. Industry is lining up to offer them jobs once they've done their time in the mines.
Civil servants don't generally attract newspaper headlines and the kind of adulation usually reserved for hockey stars and Hollywood icons. But then, Auditor General Sheila Fraser, BCom'72, is no ordinary civil servant.
Selon Mario Bunge de McGill, un philosophe qui a passé des décennies à décoder la physique quantique, les meilleurs scientifiques carburent à l'imagination tandis que les meilleurs spécialistes des sciences sociales s'attirent de puissants ennemis.
The brainchild of a piano prodigy. The creation of a super-rich sculptress. Discover the naked truth about a campus landmark that has been part of the McGill scenery for eight decades.
The new term "biosecurity" reflects a growing awareness that rapid developments in life sciences and biomedical research offer not only the potential for great benefits, but also the possibility of misuse to cause deliberate harm.
Robert Dorion, DDS'72, one of only five accredited forensic odontologists in Canada, is doing his part to train the next generation. Last fall, he set up the world's first online course in forensic dentistry, and this year he published a textbook on bitemark evidence.
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.