Alan Hustak's biography of Sir William Hingston, MDCM'1851, shows him "at the centre of Montreal's medical, business, social and political life."
McGill graduates Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter argue that most popular attempts at rebelling against the mainstream culture generally end up being absorbed by it.
Compiled by Faith Wallis, BA'71, MA'74, MLS'76, and Pamela Miller, BA'66, this book showcases volumes from the library's collections with commentaries from invited scholars.
"Nellcott is my Darling": In a follow-up novel to "Darkness Then a Blown Kiss," her debut collection of short stories, Toronto native Golda Fried, BA'94, introduces us to Alice, a neurotic and naive McGill freshman, whose buttoned-down world is turned inside out by an unlikely romance with guitar-slinging, cigarette-smoking slacker Nellcott Ragland.
The 2005 spring convocations added nearly 4,000 new graduates and 14 honorary degree recipients to the ranks of McGill alumni. Photographers Owen Egan and Jack Goldsmith captured some of the pride and excitement — and fun! — of the occasion with their cameras.
A new record, "The Colour's Coming Back," is being launched at Montreal's Mansfield Athletic Club on June 9. The CD, a Canadian first, features original songs written by McGill University alumni to inspire people affected by cancer.
Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.
Elise Juzda, BA'04, is the 10,000th graduate to register for Alumnilife, McGill's alumni online community. Alumnilife, an award-winning website, has been helping graduates enrich their alumni experience for about a year and a half.