Why are we crazy about cupcakes, but blasé about fondues? In his latest book, author David Sax, BA’02, examines food trends.
The cure for Alzheimer’s disease has been maddeningly elusive. But a recent discovery by McGill researcher Judes Poirier points to a new strategy with huge potential.
McGill’s new Seeds of Change initiative will use crowdfunding techniques to support a wide range of student-focused projects.
It isn’t enough to reach out to people through your iPad screen, says author Susan Pinker, BA’79. Interacting with others in person offers a host of benefits — a longer life among them.
Ian Gold, BA’84, MA’87, and Joel Gold, MDCM’95, explore a peculiar delusion that causes people to believe that they’re the stars of a reality TV show.
When violence hits home, Sarah Flatto, BA’09, is there to help victims and survivors of abuse find life-changing support.
McGill’s two campuses offer visitors no shortage of lovely scenery during the non-winter months. Find out about some of the work that goes on behind the scenes that helps make this possible.
Not content to be somebody else’s employee, a new generation of budding business leaders is emerging and they’re determined to make their mark on the world. by Patrick McDonagh The entrepreneurial dream is powerfully alluring. Create your own company. Define your own means of living. Make your own fortune. It’s a dream catered to by [...]
The Panama Field Studies Semester offers McGill undergraduates a unique opportunity to experience the complexity of environmental issues up-close by Hannah Hoag, MSc’99 Beth Turner’s fridge holds beer, cheese, milk, tomatoes, cucumbers – and more than 1,700 bugs. The bugs are macro-invertebrates, small spineless aquatic organisms that Turner collected from streams in Panama for a [...]
Facing culture shock, unusual food and tough academic challenges, McGill’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars have begun their journey towards becoming future leaders for Africa. by Patrick Lejtenyi, BA’97, and Neale McDevitt Someday, if everything goes according to plan, they’ll be part of a new generation of African leaders – energetic, worldly and determined to serve their [...]