It may be one of the coolest nicknames in recent times. World-renowned religious scholar Karen "The Runaway Nun" Armstrong waxes poetic, wise and sometimes funny on all things religious during the Beatty Lecture.
Issa Boullata has been teaching for 56 years, 30 of them at McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies. The Arabic language and literature professor was recently honoured by the Middle East Studies Association for his mentoring of students all over the world.
From the hardest working prof in show business to a tie that's as good as a win.
Max Stiebel is leaving McGill after 29 years of drawing and designing education and information materials for the university. What's next? Perhaps a career as a portrait artist.
John James Audubon is finally being recognized in Canada with postage stamps of his own, thanks in part to the efforts of management lecturer David Lank.
Bolivian bike odyssey; back from the brink of Buchenwald; justice for Haiti; Nordic musical smorgasbord; battling the cyber-bully.
The Faculty of Science cleans up, with four of its researchers copping prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships.
At 84 Mario Bunge recently published a paper on quantum mechanics — just to see if he still could. The philosopher and physicist's worldview is formed both by his academic passions and by his upbringing in Argentina.
Nathalie Tufenkji uses the Walkerton tragedy to fuel her drive to make water cleaner, safer.
Goal-setting, task forces and a turf war with geneticists; our intrepid reporter gives blow-by-blow account of one-day M-Forum.