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Is it a smile or a grimace? Either way, second year psychology student Isabelle Proulx doesn't seem too perturbed by the big freakin' needle Hema-Quebec nurse Isabelle Daigneault is preparing to stick in her arm. Proulx was donating some of the red stuff at the Hema-Quebec Blood Donor Clinic on the third floor of the University Centre, which runs until Friday, January 23.
Men's volleyball coach José Rebelo and graduate Karolina Wisniewska are accomplished athletes in their fields. Both are Paralympians, but it is their athleticism, not their disabilities that define them.
There's no red carpet or sexy gowns, or even a little statue. Nevertheless, it's our annual Newsmakers of the year round-up for those McGill folks, past and present, who made a splash in the world's media, from Leno to La Presse.
Linghua Kong's thesis project is on new product development, something the mechanical engineering doctoral student already knows much about. Kong has already won awards for a cost effective electric wheelchair that will increase mobility for people who rely on these machines.
Aleksandra Leligdowicz, Alexandra Conliffe and Simon Rabinovitch all come from very different backgrounds, but are all headed to the same place. The three are all headed to Oxford by being McGill's latest Rhodes Scholarship recipients.