A lot of people have been congratulating me lately, patting me on the back, shaking my hand. It’s weirding me out. I don’t think I’ve done anything all that exceptional. All I’ve done is stay put—and, apparently, if you do that for 25 years, it’s sort of a big deal. You get your photo taken [...]
Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Wayne Dickieson, BSc(Agr)’64, was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Distinction Award, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the Canadian dairy industry over many years. A former president of the Canadian Association of Animal Breeders, Wayne was inducted into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame [...]
In a 2014 address to the McGill community, Principal Suzanne Fortier, BSc’72, PhD’76, outlined her priorities for the University’s future. One was described as “Unleashing McGill’s Full Research Potential.” The principal recently spoke to the McGill News about the importance of university research and how McGill’s alumni and supporters have helped the cause. What is [...]
U.S. president Barack Obama worries about the rise in economic inequality. So does the pope. In his new book, William Watson, BA’74, explains why he thinks they’re worrying too much.
Mary Irwin-Gibson, BTh’79, is the first female bishop in the 165-year history of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal. With her MBA training, she’s prepared to tackle the challenges facing her church.
Joanna Zanin Scandella, BSc(Agr)’82, is the blender responsible for Crown Royal’s Northern Harvest Rye, which was named world whisky of the year in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2016.
Grâce à une force physique et à une capacité d’apprentissage remarquables, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif s’est vite fait remarquer par les recruteurs de la Ligue nationale de Football (NFL), alors qu’il évoluait au sein des Redmen. Désormais bloqueur pour les Chiefs de Kansas City, l’étudiant de McGill n’en a pas pour autant négligé ses études de médecine, [...]
by James Martin, MLIS’05 In the beginning, maybe, was the beginning. A little less than 14 billion years ago, the theory goes, a very high density something started to rapidly expand. Things were bright, and hot, for a short time. Things got dark, and cold, for much longer. Atoms formed. Galaxies. Planets. Us. In the [...]
Want to buy great gifts for your loved ones? Assistant professor of psychology Lauren Human advises you to focus on your interests, not theirs.
Maple syrup that’s good for you? A frozen dessert that you can store at room temperature? A falafel-type mix made with insects? Salwa Karboune and her students are dreaming up tomorrow’s foods today. by Mark Abley Maple syrup has long been the sticky, sweet cornerstone to many a delightful breakfast, but it’s never been mistaken [...]