Tom Hudson, Director of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, leading Canadian investigator in the International HapMap Project and a "refreshingly modest star," is profiled in the Gazette.
This edition of McGill's media darlings includes Ian Shrier's take on sex and sport, Jack Jedwab's opinion of Wayne Gretzky's gambling woes, and Athena Vouloumanos' research on babies, parents and the soothing calls of rhesus monkeys.
L'Université McGill voit arriver des centaines de nouveaux professeurs. Grâce à eux, elle profitera de nouvelles formes d'expertise, qui vont des racines historiques de la culture de la célébrité à l'influence des changements sociaux sur la santé des familles.
Almost six decades after John Humphrey, BCom'25, BA'27, BCL'29, PhD'45, LLD'76, authored the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Faculty of Law's new Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is set to build on McGill's long-standing strengths in both human rights and comparative law.
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.