• Spring/Summer 2014

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  • Reviews

    Why face-to-face beats Facebook

    Why face-to-face beats Facebook

    It isn’t enough to reach out to people through your iPad screen, says author Susan Pinker, BA’79. Interacting with others in person offers a host of benefits — a longer life among them.

    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.

    Discovery

    “Where are the hidden cameras?” How culture affects mental illness

    “Where are the hidden cameras?” How culture affects mental illness

    Ian Gold, BA’84, MA’87, and Joel Gold, MDCM’95, explore a peculiar delusion that causes people to believe that they’re the stars of a reality TV show.

    On Campus

    Foods of the future

    Foods of the future

    What will be the next great food concept? Students in Salwa Karboune’s Food Product Development class are creating innovative new foods that may soon hit grocery store shelves near you.

    Questions & Answers

    Meet the MAA’s new president

    Meet the MAA’s new president

    Alan Desnoyers, BCom’85, answers questions about himself, his presidency and his vision for the future of the McGill Alumni Association.

    Behind the Headlines

    Rebuilding hope in Lac Mégantic

    Rebuilding hope in Lac Mégantic

    A year after the town’s core was reduced to ashes, three McGill students have come up with a bold business plan to help Lac Mégantic get back on its feet.