A rising star in Quebec film

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Movie producer Nancy Grant, BA’06, might be every bit as daring as her frequent partner-in-crime, director Xavier Dolan. Their most recent film, Mommy, has propelled Grant into the spotlight

New probe hunts down elusive cancer cells in brain

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 3:51 pm

Even the best neurosurgeons have difficulty finding cancer cells hiding in healthy tissue. A new probe co-developed by McGill’s Kevin Petrecca could be a game changer.

Can this “dragon” help bring back the Expos?

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 2:42 pm

Mitch Garber, BA’86, has accomplished a lot by being “good,” in many things but not “great” in any one thing. He is unguarded on every subject but one — resurrecting the Montreal Expos.

Fashion house’s esthetic rooted in nomadic youth

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Jamil Juma, BSc(AgrEng)’02, calls China home and has lived in Kenya, Kazakhstan and Congo. All that travelling has influenced JUMA, the fashion line he runs with his sister, Alia.

Let me prescribe you a video game for that

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11:51 am

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a leading cause of blindness for adults and notoriously difficult to treat. A McGill research team, working with Ubisoft, has developed a promising new therapy, a video game.

A tour of tasty treats

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 4:45 pm

What Mélissa Simard, BA’08, knows about Montreal would make your mouth water. Take part in one of her ‘Round Table Tours for some insights into the city’s savoury nooks and crannies.

A school for spies and saboteurs

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 11:06 am

CBC’s Second World War drama X Company is one of winter’s most hotly anticipated new TV shows. Co-creator Stephanie Morgenstern, BA’88, describes how the show came to be.

The professor provocateur

Posted on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Iconoclastic management professor Henry Mintzberg, BEng’61, has always raised thorny questions about corporate culture. In his latest book, he is questioning the excesses of capitalism itself.

Exploring civil disobedience on the Internet

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 4:11 pm

McGill doctoral student Molly Sauter‘s new book examines the use of denial-of-service actions as a form of political activism

A tale of two James McGills

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4:23 pm

The recent debut of the much-anticipated TV series Better Call Saul revealed a surprise — particularly to McGill graduates. Saul once went by a different name, one that’s very familiar to McGillians.