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New VP development and alumni relations
New faces are popping up all over McGill. Nancy Wells will be taking over as the vice-principal development and alumni relations on May 1. She brings a wealth of experience from her previous job at Stanford.
Protecting Gault Reserve
Good news for the Gault Estate. The McGill-owned property on Mont Saint-Hilaire has been designated a "nature reserve under private ownership" by the provincial government.
Scenes from the installation of Heather Munroe-Blum as McGill's 16th principal.
Jeff Hawkins designed the PalmPilot, but he's really interested in the body's pilot -- the brain. The head of Handspring delivered the Montreal Neurological Institute's annual Wilder Penfield lecture.
James McGill Professors and Dawson Scholars
The James McGill Professors and Dawson Scholars program is still going strong after three years. The awards match the number of Canada Research Chairs at McGill.
Senate passed new human research ethics guidelines, and Bruce Shore messed with the fabric of space-time.
Wordy students jam and slam
The genteel art of poetry has been getting a good shake-up from "poetry slams" -- competitive displays of verbal virtuosity. Now the phenomenon has been brought to McGill.
Submerged in surfaces
Biomedical engineering professor Maryam Tabrizian has a new coat. Not to deal with the slush of winter, but rather a self-assembling artificial surface to wear on the inside of your blood vessels. Bundle up!