By McGill Reporter staff
In the wake of reports about three McGill students being charged with sexual assault arising from an incident in September 2012, the University is moving to address concerns expressed by different groups and individuals in the community who felt the University’s response to the incident was inadequate.
The three accused students were all members of the McGill Redmen football team (they have since resigned from the team) and the incident is alleged to have occurred off campus and involved a woman who was then a Concordia student.
By Jason Clement
The paradigm for global health is shifting away from a service-based model towards a multidisciplinary approach that will have a long-term impact towards reducing health disparities in populations worldwide.
By McGill Reporter Staff
The case studies – students and staff, people from abroad, people from here – are sobering. “Relies too much on alcohol and drugs to deal with stresses of academics, finances and personal issues… Breaks down each semester because of perfectionism and stress problems to the point of paralysis… Late funding, problems with language and husband’s lack of job adding up to unmanageable stress… Changes in work environment and job structure resulting in stress, unhappy co-workers.”
By Elisabeth Faure
The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature (named for McGill alumnus Peter Cundill), is set to be awarded at a private awards ceremony tonight, Nov. 20. The winner, chosen from amongst 116 submissions, will walk away with $75,000 US – the world’s richest prize in historical non-fiction. The prize is administered by McGill’s Faculty of Arts, with help from the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC).
By Judith Ritter
Surrounded by Harvard’s collection of centuries-old scientific instruments, Montrealer Dr. Jean-Francois Gauvin – the official guardian of these treasures – looks as if he longs to stroke their shiny brass and mahogany surfaces. “I love them. Each one has a such a special story,” he says with the smile of a very happy historian.
By Victoria Leenders-Cheng
Fifty years ago, the French Canadian Studies Center, the first of its kind in Quebec, launched at McGill. The Center became the Quebec Studies Program in 1993 and, this year, to celebrate the Center’s 50th anniversary, a group of 21 McGill researchers has founded the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM).
By Katherine Gombay
Musicians know a lot more about acoustics than the rest of us. They have to because a successful performance career is not just about mastering an instrument or about projecting a certain kind of musical personality or style. It’s also about understanding how the performance space affects the sound itself, and adjusting to it.
McGill Libraries acquire important collection of Voltaire’s works
By Merika Ramundo
By Carly Grossman
Multicultural Montreal is a beautiful, diverse and cosmopolitan urban center.
And at the heart of its vibrant downtown is McGill, home to a brand new research hub devoted to the study of Montreal, its unique characteristics, as well as those it shares with other national and international urban centres.