Adam Conter's hair is about to hit the floor. The third-year student has spearheaded a McGill chapter of Mix 96's Shave to Save Campaign, which raises funds for breast cancer research and treatment. Conter will go the way of Kojak on October 21.
Mr Johnston will receive an honorary degree at the Fall Convocation ceremony, Thursday, October 23, in the Salle Wilfrid Pelletier at Place des Arts. He will deliver the Convocation address.
Montreal Matters 2003 and McGill will explore the topic of "home" and what it means to Montrealers.
Nicholas Kasirer to be the next Dean of Law.
McGill's 2003 Centraide Campaign aims to surpass last year's donation total of $252,822. From October 1 to December 1, McGill students, staff, alumni and faculty are asked to give generously to help the University raise $270,000 for Centraide. Special fundraising events are also in the works.
The persistent efforts of his wife, Monia Mazigh, were a big factor in helping to free Maher Arar, a Syrian-born Canadian , from a Damascus prison where he had been held for nearly a year without charges.
An infectious diseases specialist and research fellow at McGill University, Dr Mona Loutfy, led the discovery of what may be the most promising lead yet in the fight against SARS.
Larry Light, BSc'62, is one of the chief architects of the first-ever global marketing campaign for troubled fast-food giant McDonald's.
Professor Margaret Somerville, DCL'78, Samuel Gale Professor of Law at McGill, is the first recipient of the Avicenna Ethics in Science Prize for "promoting principles and ethical norms to guide scientific and technological development and social transformation."
Effective August 26, 2003, McGill's Development and Alumni Relations Office will be consolidated and located in the heart of downtown Montreal.