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Undergraduates will be able to put a little Bio into their Byron with a new degree that will start accepting students in September. The BASC blends courses from the Arts and Sciences to provide a flexible interdisciplinary learning experience.
Turn off the lights on your way out! McGilll marks its first Energy Week, where conservation is the name of the game.
Muscles and space missions
If we're going to put a man on Mars we have to be ready for the effect of prolonged weightlessness on the human body — a subject Douglas Watt, director of the Aerospace Medical Research Unit has been studying for a long time.
Big dreams, small screens
They're the new kid on the block of campus media, but TV McGill is a student club that is growing in confidence and reach.
Men's volleyball coach Jose Rebelo and graduate Karolina Wisniewska are accomplished athletes in their fields. Both are Paralympians, but it is their athleticism, not their disabilities that define them.
Putting the teacher in T.A.
The Tomlinson Science Teaching Development Workshop offered graduate students the chance to gain concrete strategies and tools they can use in the classroom as TAs.
Interdisciplinary science training
This fall, about a dozen top graduate students will become the first cohort of a new regime to train scientists. The McGill Behavioural Neuroscience Training Program prepares young scientists for the competitive world of neuroscience research.
Project Collaboration: experiment in
Teachers, scientists and university professors put their heads together to design new ways to teach science in the Quebec educational system. In the end, it was a learning experience for everyone.
A recent CREPUQ survey revealed that incoming undergraduate students to Quebec universities are woefully unprepared for the modern research library. Library studies professor Diane Mittermeyer talks about the results, and where we go from here.
Find It McGill links resources
A new library software program makes one-stop research possible. Find It McGill links databases, electronic journals, and the online catalogue.
Help for Arts internships
The Faculty of Arts has set up a dedicated internship office to assist students in finding work experience in their field.
Award winning teachers
Fifteen McGill teachers have been recognized by the departments, faculties and students as outstanding pedagogues in their fields. They share their motivations, favourite memories, and on-screen and real life inspirations.