One last look at 2014: McGill’s year in review

Published: 20 January 2015

From naming Michael A. Meighen as the University’s new Chancellor in January to having two students earning Rhodes Scholarships in December, 2014 was yet another eventful year for McGill. As we head into the final weeks of 2014, the Reporter looks back on the year that was, highlighting some of the key happenings over the past 12 months in words and pictures.

... Braving the elements for a good cause 
A group of McGill students live outside for five days to raise money for local charities and to raise awareness of the plight of Canada’s homeless people.
... Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup
Four teams are crowned victors of the 2014 McGill Dobson Cup, the annual start-up competition hosted by the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Desautels Faculty of Management.
... On the frontlines in the Ebola crisis
Médecins Sans Frontières and the McGill grad who leads it play a vital role in combating the Ebola crisis in West Africa
... Frosh 2.0 emphasized safety and respect while still having fun 
... Two McGill athletes among CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians
... McGill student-athletes merit 17 scholarships at Quebec Foundation awards gala
... McGill celebrates top teachers at Fall Convocation
... Two more for the Rhodes from McGill
Joanna Klimczak, a student in International Management, and Benjamin Mappin-Kasirer, a student in the Faculty of Medicine, are awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarships, bringing the number of McGillians who have won the legendary Rhodes Scholarship to 138.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, December 23, 2014




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