Former UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Mary Robinson recently spoke at McGill as part of Homecoming celebrations. The ex-president of Ireland spoke about her latest project -- the Ethical Global Initiative, which seeks to humanize globalization.
Frédéric Bachand's legal tome may not sell like the latest Danielle Steele offering, but when was the last time she won the Walter Owen Book Prize for legal literature? Also, Mark Wainberg and Norbert Gilmore get feted for their contributions to HIV/AIDS research.
Redpath curator Barbara Lawson talks about the kings of Egypt.
A primer for American newcomers to McGill by SSMU prez Jake Itzkowitz.
McGill-Queen's University Press publishes "Recognizing Religion in a Secular Society: Essays in Pluralism, Religion and Public Policy." Russell Hittinger gives the first Claude Ryan Lecture in Catholic Social Thought.
Melissa Ann Gaul, a U4 honours student in English literature, volunteers her opinion on volunteerism.
John Buchanan, chief research scientist for Electronic Arts, discusses the video game industry.
McGill's Electric Snowmobile Team makes its competitors eat powder at the SAE's Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
Gail Chmura's research really is a day at the beach. Well, the salt marsh, at least. The geography professor spends her time on the tidal marshes of the Bay of Fundy, which she believes may be an important factor in reducing global warming.
Think that the McGill Debating Union only attracts nerds and know-it-alls? Tell that to Pierre Trudeau and Leonard Cohen.