• Fall/Winter 2013

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    The paradox of Pakistan

    The paradox of Pakistan

    Even seasoned diplomats can be frustrated in their efforts to understand Pakistan. McGill professor T.V. Paul‘s new book offers a fresh perspective on one of the world’s most strategically important countries.

    Newsbites

    Making “waste not” a way of life

    Making “waste not” a way of life

    Bernice Ting is a proud Macdonald Campus student. The feeling is more than mutual. The energetic environmentalist is one of this year’s winners of the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Awards.

    Alumni Profiles

    “Dog catcher” has pooches’ best interests at heart

    “Dog catcher” has pooches’ best interests at heart

    Wild dogs on First Nations reserves in Alberta have a champion in award-winning veterinarian Judith Samson-French, BSc(Agr)’81.

    Questions & Answers

    Where is Canada’s Breaking Bad?

    Where is Canada’s Breaking Bad?

    Many believe that this is a new golden age for television, with shows like Mad Men, Game of Thrones and House of Cards attracting cult-like devotion. Can Canada be a player in an era of high-quality TV?

    On Campus

    Powerhouse Martlets prevail once again

    Powerhouse Martlets prevail once again

    The McGill Martlets recently won their fourth Canadian championship in the past seven years, while three of the team’s veterans earned gold medals in Sochi. What makes the Martlets so consistently good?

    Behind the Headlines

    The view from above

    The view from above

    Wade Larson, MBA’00, is the driving force behind UrtheCast Corp., a Vancouver-based company that plans to “democratize” the view from space, offering anyone with an Internet connection the chance to see Earth the way astronauts do.