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Cundill History Prize shortlist announced

20 Sep 2019

The shortlist for the prestigious Cundill History Prize was announced last evening at a lively event hosted by the Consulate General of Canada in New York. The Chair of the jury, twice Pulitzer...

Introducing Bianca Brunetti: Arts Local Wellness Advisor (LWA)

17 Sep 2019

By fall 2019, McGill will have 12 Local Wellness Advisors (LWA) on campus to equip students with health and wellness tips. LWAs are trained clinicians who can connect you with the appropriate...

Krzysztof Pelc: Professor of Political Science and award-winning author

1 May 2019

Krzysztof Pelc was born in Warsaw Poland, and raised as a Francophone in Quebec. He is an Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Department of Political Science at McGill, was the...

Arts’ Department of Linguistics breaks into the top 20 in QS World Rankings

5 Mar 2019

The McGill Reporter recently announced University’s rise in the annual QS Rankings with five subjects making the top 20 worldwide. Among those leading the list is the Faculty of Arts’ Department of...

John McCall MacBain: from a BA in Economics to a historic $200 million gift

28 Feb 2019

Inspired in part by his own experience as a scholarship student in the Faculty of Arts, John, together with his wife Marcy, announced a remarkable gift of $200 million to support comprehensive...

Dany Laferrière and the proper use of boredom

21 Jun 2018

During the 2018 Spring Convocation, Dany Laferrière received an Honorary Doctorate from the Faculty of Arts. In this article, we revisit his captivating acceptance speech and our discussion with...

Dany Laferrière et le bon usage de l’ennui

11 Jun 2018

Dany Laferrière s’est vu décerner un doctorat honorifique par la Faculté des Arts de l’Université McGill lors de la cérémonie de remise des diplômes du 4 juin dernier. L’article qui suit consigne...

Osez mesdames, osez!

29 May 2018

Among the distinguished guests at McGill's Spring 2018 Convocation will be Monique Jérôme-Forget, who will receive an honorary doctorate, the University’s highest accolade, in recognition of her...

Exit Interview with Professor William Watson

28 May 2018

Born and raised in Montreal and educated at McGill and Yale, William Watson taught at McGill from 1977 to 2017. He was Chair of Economics from 2005-10 and Acting Chair in 2016-17. He has written...


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