Touring the world with Madonna

Posted on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 5:55 pm

Ric’key Pageot, BMus’03, used to play cover versions of Madonna songs at weddings. These days, he performs those songs while sharing the stage with Madonna herself.

Montreal’s other great hockey team

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 3:34 pm

Thanks to a rebranding and a closer association with the Montreal Canadiens, the former McGill stars who now play for the Canadiennes de Montréal hope to attract a wider range of fans to women’s hockey.

A fresh take on a cult classic

Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 4:18 pm

Laura Regan, BA’99, has a plum role in the new TV series sequel to Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. A McGill English course sparked her interest in acting.

Promoting the great outdoors

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 3:09 pm

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.

An inventive mind

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 9:52 pm

Blood bank pioneer Charles Drew, MDCM’33, recently joined a very exclusive group, becoming only the fourth McGill graduate inducted into the U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Wrong turn set her on the right path

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Don’t doubt the power of a little girl. Since first noticing the plight of the homeless as a five-year old, McGill student Hannah Taylor has helped raise more than $4 million to make their lives a little easier.

This backpack could be a life changer

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:09 pm

McGill student Salima Visram ‘s innovative Soular Backpack could help improve the educational prospects of students who don’t have easy access to electricity.

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

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 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.