A bold experiment in open science

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 3:38 pm

Montreal Neurological Institute director Guy Rouleau says neuroscience isn’t progressing quickly enough. The Neuro is shaking things up by making its research data widely available.

Big thinking for small spaces

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 1:41 pm

With his award-winning micro-apartments, Eric Bunge, BSc(Arch)’89, BArch’91, might radically change the way that people live in New York.

Parliament from a woman’s perspective

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:58 pm

McGill’s Women In House program offers female students a unique opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at life on Parliament Hill.

A business conference like no other

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Wayne Gretzky will be one of the big names at APEX 2016, a unique business conference that McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has helped put together.

The woman behind the world’s best whisky

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 2:43 pm

Joanna Zanin Scandella, BSc(Agr)’82, is the blender responsible for Crown Royal’s Northern Harvest Rye, which was named world whisky of the year in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2016.

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.