In October last year, Craig Stein was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. On the roller-coaster ride his life has become, he's met others, including McGill students, who are also coping with the disease.
Mairi Best looks at the tropical reefs to better understand the fossil record over millions of years. This work takes her from the warm seas of the Caribbean to the frigid waters of the Arctic.
When 400 French-speaking historians descended on McGill last October, history professor Brian Young wanted to give them an introduction to the campus. He turned to student filmmakers Matthew Rankin and Walter Forsberg, who cooked up a sly examination of McGill's place in Quebec.
Despite competing with one hand metaphorically tied behind their backs, Macdonald Campus's team of bioresource engineering students managed to place second at a national design competition in Hamilton.
Peter Smith says that what makes a successful coach is a successful team. He should know - as McGill's winningest coach, Smith has recorded over 100 victories with the women's hockey team.
With all the information pouring in about Mars making it increasingly likely the planet once held life, the next logical step is to send a manned mission. The benefits to doing so will be great, according to panelists at a recent lecture.
Engineers Without Borders chapters from three Montreal universities, École Polytechnique, Concordia, and McGill, are teaming up with CARE Canada to host the moving photo exhibit HIVPositive — AIDS through a new lens, on tour across Canada.
Brain Awareness Week, a public lecture series at Concordia University features a number of noted McGill brainiacs on such topics as imaging techniques in brain research, the function of the brain in fear and the challenges of Parkinson's.
McGill's Asclepius Project, named after the Greek god of healing, seeks to promote whole-person medicine, alternately known as holistic medicine, which advocates for compassionate patient care among health professionals.
Adele Reinhartz, dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and a professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University, believes that Mel Gibson failed in his quest for accuracy in his controversial movie "The Passion".