Robert Dubeau, director of athletics for the past 28 years at McGill University and the current longest-serving AD in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, has announced that he will take early retirement, effective August 31, 2005.
McGill Bachelor of Commerce students won first honours at the 17th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, held at the Université du Québec à Rimouski, January 7-10.
The discoveries of two investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have been listed in the prestigious Québec Science magazine's Top Ten Discoveries of 2004.
Dr. Pinsonneault is one of 19 senior McGill faculty members who received the James McGill Professor award in the 2005 competition.
Singer Frédérique Vézina is a very recent (2002) graduate of the Faculty of Music, but she has already been very successful. She was accepted by the Canadian Opera Company (COC) immediately upon graduating and has been going strong ever since.
A team of three BCom students (Monika Dygut, Kate Malcolm and Emaad Sami) finished third overall at the ICBC (Inter-Collegiate Business Competition) in Business Policy, held at Queen's University on January 13-15, 2005.
McGill MBAs place first in North America on international mobility according to Financial Times global survey
The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs in the world, released on January 24, 2005, places McGill graduates first in North America – and 11th worldwide – for international mobility. This measure is based on the employment movements of alumni between time of graduation and today. The FT results are based on a survey of the 2001 alumni and an analysis of each school's activities.
"Yalla: Reflections on the Middle East," co-sponsored by the McGill Arab Students' Association and Hillel Jewish Student Centre of McGill, compiles poems, stories, essays and photos on the theme of hope for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For patients with high-risk breast cancer treated with radical mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, the addition of radiation therapy leads to better survival outcomes with few long-term toxic effects.
The first baby born at the McGill University Health Centre for 2005 was a baby boy, at 00:02 am on January 1, 2005.