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
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.
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.
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.
As the prime minister’s national security adviser, Richard Fadden, BA’72, is the man that Stephen Harper trusts with keeping him up to speed about the threats that Canada might face.
After years of careful planning and the largest hospital move in Canadian history, the MUHC Glen site is fully operational. Health-care in Montreal will never be the same. by Patrick McDonagh Doubled over from painful contractions, the last thing on Marie Brilleaud’s mind when she arrived at the hospital was the fact that she was [...]
A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing. Some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill. by Mark Witten Tomislav Friščić wants to be a catalyst for reinventing chemistry. That’s the ambition that propels the projects in [...]
by Daniel McCabe, BA’89 Canada’s next federal election is scheduled for mid-October, but most pundits would agree that the campaigning actually began months ago. According to opinion polls, this could end up being one of the most unpredictable elections in the country’s history. Some recent polls projected a virtual three-way tie between the main political [...]
Son grand-père fut pianiste de jazz au tournant des années 1900. Son père s’adonnait à la peinture dans ses temps libres. Il n’est donc pas étonnant que Bertrand Cesvet, pourtant formé en économie et en gestion à McGill, ait rejoint il y a près de 20 ans la boîte de publicité qui a depuis contribué [...]
Thanks to the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Quebec government and other funding sources, McGill researchers will soon have access to highly sophisticated (and very expensive) research tools.