La feuille de route d’Yves Fortier est imposante. L’avocat a plaidé 25 fois devant la Cour suprême du Canada. À titre de représentant du Canada à l’ONU, de 1988 à 1992, il a été aux premières loges d’événements marquants de l’histoire. Depuis une vingtaine d’années, c’est comme arbitre international qu’il laisse sa marque. par Jean-Benoît [...]
by John Allemang For centuries, the humanities have trained students to ask tough questions about the world around them. Now, as policymakers push for more science and engineering grads, tough questions are being directed at the humanities themselves. Scholars insist, though, that the study of literature, history and philosophy matter now more than ever. [...]
Linda Cho, BA’95, is one of the hottest costume designers in the theatre world. She says part of the credit goes to a costume construction class she once took at McGill.
What’s the best way to learn how to become a Grammy-winning producer or engineer? By studying in a program where many of your teachers are Grammy-winning producers or engineers. by Bernard Perusse, BCL’76, LLB’77 As the McGill Symphony Orchestra tackled a particularly spirited melodic sequence from The Sorcerer’s Apprentice on a Wednesday morning in Pollack [...]
Move over Captain Underpants. McGill grad Dustin Milligan, BCL/LLB’10, has published a unique series of children’s books that take their inspiration from the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Sean Michaels, BA’04, wasn’t always a big fan of the theremin, viewing the instrument as “a sci-fi soundtrack cliché.” His change of heart led to a remarkable novel and the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize.
A unique collection of First World War propaganda posters from the McGill Libraries play a major role in an upcoming exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
A veteran of the Harry Potter film franchise, Chloë Grysole, BA’98, is the general manager for visual effects powerhouse Cinesite’s new Montreal branch.
Three McGill graduates are among the finalists for the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Find out what they admire the most about their respective books’ protagonists and who their favourite professors were.
McGill’s Mental Health Services Clinic is developing a new online tool that will help students assess their symptoms. The site will also steer them to the help they need.