David and Sheryl Kerr, both Montreal natives who now reside in Toronto, have bestowed a $1 million gift to the McGill University women's hockey team.
Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Heil, a McGill University student from Spruce Grove, Alta., has been proclaimed by Time Magazine as a Canadian hero.
Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctoral student in pharmacology and therapeutics, has won a Woman of Distinction award from the Montreal YWCA in the Sports & Wellness category.
Waneek Horn-Miller passes on her mother's legacy of empowerment.
Sanctions and educational steps announced to prevent hazing.
McGill researchers have shown that oral contraceptives affect joint flexibility. Women who take such pills have more stable knee joints. These new findings suggest that women taking contraceptives may be at a reduced risk for joint injury.
McGill Athletics and Recreation has launched a new website, www.mcgillathletics.ca. The site, which replaces www.mcgill.ca/athletics, was designed by Sidearm Sports, a Syracuse, New-York-based company that specializes in university varsity sports websites.
The old site will be discontinued shortly.
Immunology student becomes McGill’s 134th Rhodes Scholar
By McGill Reporter Staff
Unlike many university students who take time off from their studies to travel around the Continent, Sarah McCuaig has never been to Europe. That will change next fall, as McCuaig, a 22-year-old Immunology student, will be packing her bags for the University of Oxford after becoming McGill’s 134th Rhodes Scholar.
When the announcement was made earlier this week, no one was more surprised than McCuaig.
By Earl Zukerman
McGill wide receiver Shaquille Johnson was named rookie of the year in CIS football during the Gibson’s Finest CFL Player Awards gala at Koerner Hall, last night. He becomes the second member of the Redmen to win the Peter Gorman Trophy, a feat previously accomplished by Michael Soles (1986), who went on to a long CFL career with Edmonton and Montreal.
By Earl Zukerman
Marc-Andre Benoit, a sophomore from Montreal, won four gold medals and a pair of silvers as the McGill swim team posted some terrific results at the AUS Invitational, a two-day meet held in Halifax over the weekend.
In all, eight McGill swimmers qualified for the 2013 CIS national championships in Calgary (Feb. 21-23), bringing the team total to 17 qualifiers at just the halfway mark of the season.