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.

Another date with the Academy

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Torill Kove, MUP’89, has already won one Oscar for her short animated films and her newest work, Me and My Moulton, is in the running for another Academy Award next month.

Life and love on the Rez

Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:42 pm

A pair of McGillians play crucial roles on the TV series Mohawk Girls, a frank and funny examination of the lives of four young women in Kahnawake.

Engineering the future of The Walrus

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 3:48 pm

The Walrus has a new editor. Jonathan Kay, BEng’92, MEng’94, is now at the helm of the publication that has earned more National Magazine Awards than any of its Canadian counterparts.

Two for the Rhodes

Posted on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:46 am

A social entrepreneur who believes that business can be a force for good and a medical student who knows his way with an épée. Meet McGill’s new Rhodes Scholars.

Cooking for a good cause

Posted on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Supporting cancer research has never been so tasty. The Smart Palate, a new cookbook devoted to nutritious food, raises funds for McGill’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Centre.

No ordinary swim

Posted on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 3:38 pm

by Valerie Khayat For many of us, a milestone birthday might be an occasion for a little self-pampering— a spa-day, perhaps, or an exotic getaway. To mark his 50th birthday, Jordan Waxman, BA’86, LLB’91, BCL’92, decided on a different kind of trip: a 20.1-mile swim from Catalina Island to the mainland of Southern California. That swim — which [...]

A child’s-eye view of the Charter

Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:36 pm

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.