• Fall/Winter 2014

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  • On Campus

    How Making Waves is making waves

    How Making Waves is making waves

    The McGill student group Making Waves, which offers affordable one-on-one swimming lessons to kids with disabilities, is growing by leaps and bounds, establishing new chapters across Canada.

    Discovery

    New probe hunts down elusive cancer cells in brain

    New probe hunts down elusive cancer cells in brain

    Even the best neurosurgeons have difficulty finding cancer cells hiding in healthy tissue. A new probe co-developed by McGill’s Kevin Petrecca could be a game changer.

    Newsbites

    A rising star in Quebec film

    A rising star in Quebec film

    Movie producer Nancy Grant, BA’06, might be every bit as daring as her frequent partner-in-crime, director Xavier Dolan. Their most recent film, Mommy, has propelled Grant into the spotlight

    Alumni Profiles

    Can this “dragon” help bring back the Expos?

    Can this “dragon” help bring back the Expos?

    Mitch Garber, BA’86, has accomplished a lot by being “good,” in many things but not “great” in any one thing. He is unguarded on every subject but one — resurrecting the Montreal Expos.

    Behind the Headlines

    The finance minister’s right-hand man

    The finance minister’s right-hand man

    Canadians are anxious to see the contents of the next federal budget. Deputy Finance Minister Paul Rochon, BA’83, played a key role in putting it together.

    McGill News Video

    The man behind the scares

    The man behind the scares

    Andrew Pyper, BA’90, MA’91, says he is in “the insomnia business.” His last book beat out Stephen King for an International Thriller Writers Award. USA Today says his new book is “damned scary.”