• Fall/Winter 2014

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  • Alumni Profiles

    A Parliamentarian to be proud of

    A Parliamentarian to be proud of

    After serving for 16 years as a model of cross-party cooperation in an age of bitter partisanship, former justice minister Irwin Cotler, BA’61, BCL’64, bids farewell to Parliament Hill.

    On Campus

    A wry look at academic life

    A wry look at academic life

    Education professor Nathan Hall set out to conquer Twitter — and he succeeded. Thanks to its sardonic and witty offerings, Shit Academics Say has attracted a large and loyal following.

    Reviews

    For the love of dogs

    For the love of dogs

    Best-known for her celebrated books about the history of human relationships, Elizabeth Abbott, MA’66, PhD’71, turns to a new subject close to her heart – the shared world of dogs and humans

    Discovery

    Flummoxed in the food aisles

    Flummoxed in the food aisles

    When you pick up a grocery item, do you know how healthy it is? Psychology professor Thomas Shultz compared food labels to see which ones best helped consumers make wise nutritional choices.

    Newsbites

    Promoting the great outdoors

    Promoting the great outdoors

    McGill students Justin Fisch and Minh-Tâm Thompson have been travelling across Canada this summer, spreading the word about the country’s natural splendour as Parks Canada youth ambassadors.

    Questions & Answers

    A voice for the voiceless

    A voice for the voiceless

    As the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, McGill law professor François Crépeau, BCL’82, LLB’82, defends the world’s migrants against myths and misperceptions.