Some graduating Science students make their way to their Convocation ceremony earlier today. McGill held three ceremonies (two Science and Continuing Studies) on Monday, the first of six consecutive Convocation days.
For the full schedule of 2013 Spring Convocation ceremonies, click here.
To watch a live webcast of Convocation, click here.
More than 200 children whose parents, other relatives or family friends work at McGill flocked to both campuses last Friday to take part in the University’s first ever Bring a Child to Work Day.
Children 8-15 had the pick of some 50 or so events to take part in, everything from examining dinosaur bones and prehistoric tools to taking a Music master class and getting lessons in managing a Zombie apocalypse.
By Julia Solomon
Earth Day came a little early to McGill this year, when, on April 17, students voted overwhelmingly to continue to support the University’s ground-breaking Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) – a unique experiment in collaboration between students and administration to finance sustainability initiatives across both McGill campuses.
By Katherine Gombay
Back lots can be appealing. Like overheard conversations or intercepted winks, there is often something slightly illicit and titillating about them.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum chats with people following the “In Her Own Words: Stories from Distinguished Research Careers” event on April 2. Munroe-Blum was part of a panel that also included Nancy Adler, Laurie Hendren and Margaret Lock. Some 120 people, mostly graduate students and junior faculty, attended the event which was held in the Faculty Club ballroom. (Photo: Owen Egan)
On March 22, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum received an honorary Scarlet Key during a pining ceremony held at McGill’s Faculty Club. Twenty four McGillians also received Scarlet Key Awards during the ceremony.
Munroe-Blum received her pin from Richard Pound, Chacellor Emeritus.
The Scarlet Key Award recognizes students and alumni who have demonstrated indubitable qualities of leadership, unselfishness and perseverance by their outstanding extra-curricular contributions to the McGill community.
On March 14, McGill hosted “Bravo,” its annual celebration of excellence in research and scholarship. The McGill community honoured 22 winners of major national and international prizes and awards during the previous year.
By Chris Chipello
McGill researchers contributed to two of the year’s “Top 10 breakthroughs” in physics, announced Dec. 14 by Physics World magazine.
By Sabrina Hanna
The Dog-tor is in.
Centraide-supported Yellow Door provides vital services to people many have forgotten
By Neale McDevitt