As co-president (with Jean Laurin, of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal) Principal Munroe-Blum invites Montrealers to turn out in large numbers at 6 pm on February 19 to participate in the 2.5 kilometre Tuques Bleues race through Mount Royal forest, from the Smith House not far from Beaver Lake to the Chalet on the mountain.
Thirteen go-getters from around the world, each from a media background and each completing a fellowship at McGill University, are speaking out on hot topics during a new weekly lecture series.
Thousands of young eyes are set to canvass McGill University this Sunday. The University is holding its annual Open House on February 1, when 3,500 visitors from across Quebec, Ontario, the U.S., and even overseas are expected to visit McGill's downtown campus.
The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released today, places McGill graduates in the top five in North America for career progress – evaluated both in terms of positions held and size of the company they work for. Worldwide, they place in 16th position for their ascension of the corporate ladder. Additionally, McGill MBAs rank second in North America – and 16th worldwide – for international mobility, a consistently high score for McGill.
Cath Mortin has lived all over the world, and everywhere she's gone she has made herself at home. The biomedical engineering student is a compulsive volunteer, working in everything from homeless shelters in Virginia or coaching kids in China.
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.