“Dog catcher” has pooches’ best interests at heart

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Wild dogs on First Nations reserves in Alberta have a champion in award-winning veterinarian Judith Samson-French, BSc(Agr)’81.

Changing lives with music

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Music educator Dantes Rameau, BMus’05, recently found himself in exclusive company when he was named to Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 list along with Barack Obama, Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey.

This grad isn’t a dropout (he just plays one on TV)

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm

With two university degrees under his belt, actor Dillon Casey, BSc’05, is a far cry from the troubled character he plays on the new TV drama Remedy.

Top cop in Nunavut

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 11:41 am

Lindsey Brine’s impressive RCMP career has seen him leading international policing efforts in Haiti and pursuing terrorists in Africa. Now he finds himself the top Mountie in Nunavut – and it’s exactly where he wants to be.

A daughter’s determination

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 2:58 pm

She’s only 24, but Ti-Anna Wang, BA’12, already has 10 years of experience as a human rights activist. Her campaign to free her father from a Chinese prison was the inspiration for a recent novel.

Director’s short works pack a big punch

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 9:09 pm

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.

Brewing up a flavourful storm

Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Charles Bierbrier, BA’98, and David Brophy, BA’84, play key roles in brewing up some of the finest beers that Montreal has to offer.

She suffers for her art

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Stuntwoman Ruth Chiang, BA’06, makes a living by getting blown up, thrown from buildings and being bounced off speeding cars. Who says making movies isn’t glamorous?

Doctoring in the danger zones

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:26 am

Joanne Liu, MDCM’91, the newly elected president of Médecins Sans Frontières International, has practiced medicine in some of the most turbulent regions on the globe.

The Willy Wonka of denim

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Raspberry-scented scratch-and-sniff jeans? Going the unconventional route has been the key to success for Naked & Famous jeans founder Brandon Svarc, BCom’04.