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Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees from McGill

Published: 7Oct2016

Two inspirational McGill alumni -- Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders -- will receive honorary...

McGill philosopher Charles Taylor wins $1M Berggruen Prize

Published: 6Oct2016

Prominent Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, McGill University professor emeritus, has been named the first-ever recipient of the Berggruen Prize. CBC News

The human lifespan has a natural limit. Scientists might know how to break it

Published: 6Oct2016

“Metformin lowers the rate of living,” Dr. Michael Pollak, a cancer oncologist at McGill University in Montreal and author on a 2013 paper that reached this conclusion, told me recently....

Building a ‘Good’ Anthropocene from the bottom up

Published: 6Oct2016

We cannot build what we cannot imagine. Creating visions of positive futures is important work. And this is only the beginning- we hope to open up to a much wider visioning process. And of course,...

Short list announced for 2016 Cundill Prize in historical literature

Published: 6Oct2016

Today the jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical non-fiction writing announced this year's short list. Antonia Maioni, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts and Chair of the...

Our future doesn’t have to be dismal

Published: 5Oct2016

By  Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

A Brilliant Night 2016

Published: 4Oct2016

Inspiring event to raise money for brain cancer research...

Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

Published: 3Oct2016

“Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it.” (BBC)...

Aviation emissions resolution is a litmus test for carbon pricing

Published: 3Oct2016

Op-ed co-authored by Jean Monnet chair in the law of international economic integration at McGill. « Airplanes in international flight are responsible for at least 2 per cent of global greenhouse...

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