What do the Mandarin language, a pop music festival and the Ontario finance minister have in common? Noelle Sorbara, of course.
Call them McGill's Fab four: Maclean's magazine recognized Canada's most popular professors, and Yuzo Ota, Ann Wechsler, Paul Wiseman and Thomas LaMarre were among them.
In the most recent installment of this popular feature, anthropology prof John Galaty answers the age-old question, "Why are stop lights red, caution lights yellow and go lights green?" Go to find out more. No, stop. OK, you can go now.
Think of them as your own personal shopper for matters scholarly. Purchasing Services will get you obsolete tractor paper for your department's antique printer, or a crate of frogs for your next departmental party, or even your lab, if you're into that kind of thing.
Liliane Stewart, president of the Macdonald Stewart Foundation, helps launch William Fong's new book, "Sir William C. Macdonald: A Biography."
One of the few architects in the world with pop-culture name recognition, Daniel Libeskind recently spoke at McGill on his recent projects and the place of architecture in society.
If it weren't for the support staff, this place would grind to a shuddering halt. A quintet of hard-working staffers take their respective noses off the grindstone long enough to accept their Principal's Staff Awards.
A group of high-profile academics, international policy stakeholders, researchers, NGO representatives, business leaders and concerned citizens will examine Canada's changing role in the world.
What does Participatory Research at McGill really mean? There's only one way to find out.
Four years ago, epidemiology professor Jean-Paul Collet went to China, where he saw modern medicine mixed with alternative and traditional treatments. He brings this integrated approach to McGill in a summer course for graduate students.