Some might see it as a quirky career path, to be sure, that leads one to an occupation in which their job — essentially — is to sip on whisky.

Joanna Zanin Scandella’s job title is an enviable one.

The McGill University-educated Zanin Scandella is, officially, a master blender, an elite standing in the nomenclature of the alcohol industry. One does not just seek the wanted ads for a job as a master blender — they aspire to it.

Classified as: alumni, master brewer, whiskey
Published on: 20 Nov 2017

McGill's Faculty of Dentistry, in collaboration with volunteers, Dr. Cameron Jones, DDS'90 and Dr. Lyon Hamburg, BSc '84, DDS '86, is pleased to invite all McGill Faculty of Dentistry alumni to dinner on November 16th at Milestones Bar and Grill. On hand will be a special guest from the Faculty who will bring several updates from Montreal. Come out for a fun evening of networking and socializing as we celebrate our vibrant McGill Dental Community, Ottawa-style!

Classified as: alumni
Published on: 19 Oct 2017

Tributes pour in for “extraordinarily kind” McGill grad killed in attack

McGill Reporter, August 16, 2017

Classified as: alumni, tammy chen
Published on: 23 Aug 2017

RESEARCH NEWS- The faculty is pleased to announce that the following paper has received an American Mensa Education & Research Foundation and Mensa International Limited Award for Excellence, 2017, for Research on Human Intelligence and Intellectual Giftedness:

Classified as: Awards, alumni, Research
Published on: 20 Jun 2017
by Earl Zukerman (McGill) & Matt Tidcombe (Rugby Canada)
MONTREAL: Two McGill University graduates -Brianna Miller (BEd’14  Physical and Health Education, KPE) of Pointe Claire, Que., and Julianne Zussman of Montreal and are among a 28-member squad named by Canada's senior head coach Francois Ratier for an exhibition tour in New Zealand as part of the International Women's Rugby Series.
Classified as: alumni, brianna miller
Published on: 8 Jun 2017

Our thoughts are with McGill alumnae Elena Avetisian and her family.

Avetisian, a graduate from McGill's School of Continuing Studies, was injured in an attack in New York City's Times Square on May 18 and remains in a coma. A fundraising effort has been established to help provide support to her and her family in the coming weeks. For more information and to donate, please click here.

Classified as: alumni, Fundraiser
Published on: 31 May 2017

In partnership with the Hong Kong based WYNG Foundation, the Faculty of Education at McGill University and the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) recently participated in a successful visiting scholars exchange program. For the first part of the exchange, Associate Professors from the Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology - Dr. Robert Savage and Dr.

Classified as: alumni, MIIE
Published on: 18 Apr 2017


Jamie Kompon, alumnus of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by McGill Tribune regarding his position as Assistant Coach of the National Hockey League's Winnipeg Jets.

Classified as: alumni, NHL, Coach
Published on: 11 Oct 2016

tribSamantha Rapoport, a graduate of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by McGill Tribune regarding her position as Director of Football Development with the National Football League.

Classified as: alumni, McGill, education, nfl
Published on: 4 Oct 2016

The Ottawa Senators announced on Friday the appointment of McGill Education alumnus Martin Raymond (BEd 1990, MA (Physical Education) 1996) as an assistant coach to bench boss Guy Boucher. It marks the second National Hockey League stint for the tandem, which also worked together with the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2010 to 2013.

Classified as: alumni, physical education, kinesiology, Sports, NHL, mcgill education
Published on: 25 Jul 2016

Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015), alumnus of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is helping to raise funds for Brain Injury Canada by participating this weekend's Ironman Triathlon in Lake Placid, VT.

Over ten years ago, Quilico was involved in a motorcycling accident. He was lucky to survive. Now, after rehabilitation for his severe brain injury, he is a graduate of education programs at both McGill and Concordia, and will be teaching adult literacy this autumn.

Classified as: alumni, Gazette, press, quilico, class of 2015
Published on: 25 Jul 2016