Increasingly, students are listening to their course lectures on their laptops, far from campus. The emergence of MOOCs (massive open online courses) looks to be a game-changer. What does this all mean for the future of university teaching? by Patrick McDonagh Macdonald Professor of Chemistry David Harpp was impressed. One of his students had managed [...]
McGill’s Faculty of Law produces more Supreme Court clerks than any other law school in the country. For the students who receive that invitation to Ottawa, it’s a life-changer. by Jonathan Montpetit, BA ’03 Every spring, a handful of McGill law students get a phone call from a blocked number. On the other end of [...]
Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, the new director of McGill’s unique Institute for Global Food Security, says we don’t do a good job of gauging how much food the world’s hungry really need. If you’re working the fields in a developing country, you need more calories to fuel those efforts than an office worker does over here. by [...]
Kresse Wesling, BA’00, is the co-founder of Elvis & Kresse, a line of accessories made from old fire hoses. The company’s belts and bags attract attention for being both stylish and environmentally friendly.
One of the most influential political commentators in the U.S., Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, BA’70, DLitt’93, is one of the few contributors to Fox News who earns grudging respect from those on the political left.
They say you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince. In her recent memoir, comedian Ophira Eisenberg, BA’95, recounts how she did a whole lot more than just kissing.
Road Ends by Mary Lawson, BA’68 There is an overarching air of sorrow that permeates Mary Lawson’s new book Road Ends. The members of the family she follows through the novel have had to deal with more than their share of trauma, the details of which slowly trickle out. And yet, it’s never a difficult [...]
Award-winning video director Wendy Morgan, BA’98, has worked with Janelle Monáe and Gnarls Barkley. “I have zero interest in doing videos about girls in skimpy bikinis,” she says.
Principal Suzanne Fortier recently shared her thoughts at McGill Homecoming on the ways in which her alma mater has surprised her since her return to McGill.
McGill’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal will be assembling scholars from a wide variety of fields to examine what makes this unique city tick.