An excerpt from the forthcoming "The Man Who Killed Harry Houdini," by Don Bell. The man in question was McGill theology student James Whitehead.
It may be one of the coolest nicknames in recent times. World-renowned religious scholar Karen "The Runaway Nun" Armstrong waxes poetic, wise and sometimes funny on all things religious during the Beatty Lecture.
Issa Boullata has been teaching for 56 years, 30 of them at McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies. The Arabic language and literature professor was recently honoured by the Middle East Studies Association for his mentoring of students all over the world.
From the hardest working prof in show business to a tie that's as good as a win.
Max Stiebel is leaving McGill after 29 years of drawing and designing education and information materials for the university. What's next? Perhaps a career as a portrait artist.
Professor Norman Cornett organizes a "collective blind date" between his 110 Religious Studies students and five special guests, including Johanne Gelinas, Canada's Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.
Town Hall tops the list of McGill events.
It's become known as the transgendered toilet, but the goal of a barrier free washroom in the student centre is to allow access to anyone, whether they have disabilities, small children or non-traditional gender identities.
Ever wonder how much greenhouse gas a boreal forest would produce if entirely submerged under water? Ian Strachan did.
The School of Social Work gets a makeover with the arrival of new director Wendy Thomson and the new Philip Fisher Chair, Nico Trocmé.