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China the subtle superpower

Published: 26Nov2012

Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say while China shows all the usual traits of a conventional great power, the West needs to accept that the way it wields its influence is also very different. [Tom Velk is...

Rock of Ageism

Published: 26Nov2012

When longevity is a plus in the arenas of jazz, blues and country, do aging rockers face scorn? When Dave Brubeck last made one of his semi-regular appearances at the Montreal International Jazz...

Change and Continuity: Mintzberg and Kotter agree

Published: 26Nov2012

(Desautels' Karl Moore): “It seems every Business School professor starts by saying how much the world has changed” – that was Henry Mintzberg’s opening to a session on change, not unsurprisingly...

McGill receiver wins CIS rookie of the year

Published: 26Nov2012

McGill wide receiver Shaquille Johnson received the Peter Gorman Trophy, emblematic of the rookie-of-the-year award in CIS football, during the CFL Player Awards ceremony in Toronto Thursday night....

Vitamin D linked to cancer prevention

Published: 26Nov2012

A growing body of evidence suggests that the sunshine vitamin can do more than increase bone strength, leading many researchers to pop mega doses of vitamin D in an attempt to ward off a host of...

Bloodsuckers: The storied medical history of leeches

Published: 26Nov2012

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): What did the jockey who never lost a race whisper into the horse's ear? Roses are red violets are blue Horses that lose are made into glue! OK, so it's a groaner...

Q&A with university leaders

Published: 21Nov2012

Heather Munroe-Blum - Appointed in 2003 at McGill University. What is the biggest challenge your successor faces? No matter what the challenges are, the job is an exhilarating one, the people...

A facial scrub with that MRI?

Published: 21Nov2012

The term “medical tourism” may conjure images of clinics in far-flung countries that offer a tempting proposition: world travel and cut-rate surgery. Yet a Quebec clinic hopes that Canadians will...

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