Alumni Spotlight: Claudette van Zyl

26 Jun 2019

Every year, the Career Planning Service (CAPS) at McGill partners with the Faculty of Arts to host the annual “Work your B.A.” week, where students get to attend workshops, network and learn from...

Arts alumnus D’Arcy Williams awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

3 Apr 2019

D’Arcy Williams was raised in Ghana by parents working in global health, before eventually moving to Washington D.C. It was during this time, as a young student in the public school system, that he...

Collaboration across disciplines: The Yan P. Lin Centre

27 Mar 2019

In October 2015, McGill announced a $3.4 million donation from Engineering alumnus Dr. Yan P. Lin (PhD ’92) to “establish an innovative interdisciplinary centre to explore the history and...

Alumni spotlight: David Freiheit

14 Mar 2019

A few weeks ago, I attended a panel hosted by CAPS called Careers in Arts and Entertainment. Since I’ve always been interested in a career in the arts and entertainment industry, I was hoping that...

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...

From McGill to Parliament Hill

4 Dec 2018

In January 2017, Karina Gould was appointed Minister of Democratic Institutions, becoming the youngest female cabinet minister in Canadian history. The Liberal politician and McGill Arts alumnus,...

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