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Lorne Trottier donates $12 million to
Inspired in part by his boyhood fascination with astronomy and space exploration, Lorne Trottier bestows a $12-million gift on the faculties of science and engineering to establish a pair of endowed chairs and provide fellowships to graduate students.
Munroe-Blum calls for new Quiet
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum pulled no punches in a speech to the Montreal Board of Trade in which she decried the fact that Quebec is ill-equipped to compete in the global knowledge society.
Mysak honours parents with
Oft-decorated atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor Lawrence Mysak endows a fellowship in the name of his mother and father.
Headliners: Intruders nabbed and contrarians
Outspoken McGillians and eagle-eyed security agents are our newsmakers this time round.
National awards, international competitions and a pair of Gold-en inductees.
Profile — Michelle Nam: From karaoke to
Piano major Michelle Nam overcomes illness and lagging confidence to win a major music competition.
The doctors are in...tune
By day they deliver babies and remove troublesome gall bladders, by night they make sweet, sweet music. The I Medici di McGill Orchestra is nothing if not unique.
Entre Nous with Wendy Thomson, Director of the
School of Social Work: Research driven by reality
Once British Prime Minister Tony Blair's chief advisor on public service reform, Montrealer Wendy Thomson has been at the helm of the School of Social Work for over a year now. Has the homecoming lived up to expectations? The answers lie within...
Lively exchange: First Town Hall hits high
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum fields a host of thought-provoking questions ranging in subject matter from a 146-year-old debt to international student fees. Then there was the giant petition written on old bed sheets...
Rozen, Gervais take on critical
Rima Rozen takes the reins as Associate VP (Research and International Relations) and Lynne B. Gervais comes on board as Associate VP (Human Resources).
Fall Convocation: Caps, gown and
A photo gallery of scenes from Convocation.
Hats off to the grande dame of
In between her freshman year at McGill in 1936 and her graduation in 2006, Michelle Tisseyre has led a life most can only dream about.
The fab four
Four of McGill's finest profs receive the 2006 Principal's Prize for Teaching Excellence.
Senate debates classroom size
The Senators tackle the always contentious issue of classroom size — specifically the trend of growing class sizes in the Desautels Faculty of Management Bachelor of Commerce program.
Better living through (green)
McGill researchers are at the forefront of a whole new kind of chemistry that relies on water instead of toxic solvents and turns CO2 into biodegradable plastic. You might say that they're saving the world, one molecule at a time.
Global warming needs global
A half dozen of the world's top environmental scientists gathered as part of the Macdonald Centenary Symposium to look ahead to the environmental challenges of the next 100 years.
Celebration of a life lost too soon, fundraising for good causes, an out-of-this-world design contest and the proverbial cattle call.
Anie Perrault (left), a Continuing Education instructor, and Principal Heather Munroe-Blum (right), welcome the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark to McGill. Looking on is Anne Leahy, ambassador for the Great Lakes Region in Africa. The former prime minister joined the University as a Professor of Practice for Public-Private Sector Partnerships at the McGill Centre for Developing-Area Studies.