• Spring/Summer 2014

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  • Questions & Answers

    Offering comfort to the disorganized and distracted

    Offering comfort to the disorganized and distracted

    Having trouble staying focused amid all the emails and tweets? In his new book, psychology professor Daniel Levitin offers advice on how to attain The Organized Mind. 

    Reviews

    Tasty trends: Why some foods sizzle and others fizzle

    Tasty trends: Why some foods sizzle and others fizzle

    Why are we crazy about cupcakes, but blasé about fondues? In his latest book, author David Sax, BA’02, examines food trends.

    On Campus

    Touring McGill through the eyes of a student

    Touring McGill through the eyes of a student

    The student tour guides who work for McGill’s Welcome Centre, like Jeremy Rothschild, BSc’14, are encouraged to offer campus visitors “an authentic sense of what the student experience is like.”

    Discovery

    A promising new approach to Alzheimer’s

    A promising new approach to Alzheimer’s

    The cure for Alzheimer’s disease has been maddeningly elusive. But a recent discovery by McGill researcher Judes Poirier points to a new strategy with huge potential.

    Newsbites

    Fuelling student projects through crowdfunding

    Fuelling student projects through crowdfunding

    McGill’s new Seeds of Change initiative will use crowdfunding techniques to support a wide range of student-focused projects.

    Alumni Profiles

    Making noise about the ‘silent crime’

    Making noise about the ‘silent crime’

    When violence hits home, Sarah Flatto, BA’09, is there to help victims and survivors of abuse find life-changing support.