Bell gift supports mental health resources for students

Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:45 pm

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.

Fuelling student projects through crowdfunding

Posted on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 1:19 pm

McGill’s new Seeds of Change initiative will use crowdfunding techniques to support a wide range of student-focused projects.

An oasis of green

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm

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.

Better living through science

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Live a better life through tips gleaned from published research papers. Useful Science can show you the way (Malcolm Gladwell is a fan).

A flair for fashion

Posted on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Designer Tanya Taylor, BCom’07, caught the fashion bug at McGill – along with the management skills required to run her business. She was picked by Forbes as one of the top young talents in the world of art and style.

Making “waste not” a way of life

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:34 pm

Bernice Ting is a proud Macdonald Campus student. The feeling is more than mutual. The energetic environmentalist is one of this year’s winners of the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Awards.

Grounding video games in good science

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Scientists Sebastian Alvarado, PhD’13, and Maral Tajerian, MSc’08, PhD’13, are the founders of Thwacke! The company advises video game makers on the scientific elements of their storylines.

Once a Savoyard, always a Savoyard

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 4:55 pm

Never doubt the timeless charms of a good Gilbert and Sullivan musical. The McGill Savoy Society marks its 50th anniversary this month with a production of The Mikado.

Master of puppets

Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Shadow puppeteer Jeffrey Achtem, BSc’00, has dazzled audiences and critics around the world with his eclectic, hand-crafted creations and his unique tales of flying ninjas and opera-singing mice.

How to win a Stanley Cup

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 11:26 am

Assistant coach Jamie Kompon, BEd’89, has been part of two NHL championships in a row. The 2012 and 2013 Stanley Cup champs were very different teams in some respects, but they both persevered when it counted the most.