Dept. of Political Science news
Internationally renowned McGill philosopher Charles Taylor was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Gold Medal for Achievement in Research, the Council's highest honour, in Ottawa on Thursday night. For more information, please see the SSHRC website.
Professor Margaret Somerville, DCL'78, Samuel Gale Professor of Law at McGill, is the first recipient of the Avicenna Ethics in Science Prize for "promoting principles and ethical norms to guide scientific and technological development and social transformation."
McGill MBA student Noah Billick has been named one of 10 finalists in Magna International's 2003 As Prime Minister Awards program. Noah was selected as a finalist from over 500 entrants nationwide for offering among the most innovative visions for the country, demonstrating his ability to defend his ideas in front of a national panel of judges, and for his background and contributions to community and volunteer organizations. He has won $10,000 and a paid four-month internship at Magna International Inc., Canada's largest supplier of automotive systems and components.
Ten members of the Quebec National Assembly elected in the April 2003 elections are McGill graduates, and two of them will hold major posts in the Liberal government's new cabinet.
Ten seniors between the ages of 70 and 90 will graduate on February 6 from an eight-week Internet workshop held at Manoir Montefiore, a Côte St. Luc senior's residence, in collaboration with the McGill University Centre for Applied Family Studies