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McGill imagines the libraries of the future

Wed, 2014-11-19 15:08

By Doug Sweet

Learning is changing. Where we learn, how we learn, our sources of information are all changing rapidly thanks to the mind-boggling amount of information available to us through a keyboard, a computer screen and a mouse.

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Restored Book of Remembrance to be on display this week

Mon, 2014-11-10 10:14

By Lori Podolsky

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Human touch key to success, Marvin Corber tells graduating students

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:18

By Neale McDevitt

Marvin Corber has carried a secret with him for some 60 years and on Oct. 29, he decided to tell all during the Convocation in which he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from McGill.

“Truth be told, I don’t have an undergraduate degree from McGill,” Corber told the graduating Class of 2014 during his address at Place des Arts.

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Robert Winsor: “Chase your dreams, build your team, protect your reputation and learn from your mistakes”

Fri, 2014-10-31 12:18

By Neale McDevitt

When Robert Winsor was a two-way player on the 1960s national champion McGill Redmen football team, he learned the importance of discipline, dedication and having a game plan.

On Oct. 29, the business leader, engineer and innovator laid out his game plan for success for the graduating Class of 2014 during his Convocation address, after he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Collaboration the key to streamlining the exam deferral note process

Wed, 2014-10-08 16:12

By Marta Rochowska

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The evolution of the Quartier de l’innovation’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Wed, 2014-10-01 16:57

By Warren Seuradge

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National consortium to tackle dementia to be headquartered in the Lady Davis Institute

On Sept. 10, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national initiative aimed at tackling the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses and improving the lives of Canadians with these illnesses, as well as their families and caregivers. The CCNA is headquartered in the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital.

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Wish you were here: McGillians on vacation

Tue, 2014-09-02 13:54

Although it seemed like summer took its sweet time to get here, a chilly, wet May gave way to three pretty stellar months that, unfortunately, are just winding down. As the Reporter did last year, we put out a call to members of the McGill community to submit their best summer 2014 pics. As you can see in the gallery below, McGillians took full advantage of our time off to explore virtually every corner of the world, including right here in Montreal. Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate!

Click on each thumbnail to see the bigger version.

 

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Don’t get burned by your fun in the sun

By Neale McDevitt

After a long, cold winter and a dreary, wet spring, Montrealers have been out in full force during this recent heat wave to enjoy a little fun in the sun. But people should remember that precautions are needed to ensure that today’s fun doesn’t result in tomorrow’s serious health issues.

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The sky’s the limit for savings when you book with McGill Travel Management Company

By McGill Reporter Staff

As members of a truly international university, McGill faculty, staff and students travel to every corner of the globe to attend conferences, carry out fieldwork and conduct research. But maintaining an international presence and profile has a cost. Each year, a significant sum of money is spent on air travel, accommodations, food, ground transportation and other travel-related expenses.

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