Sebastian Alvarado, PhD’13, and Maral Tajerian, MSc’08, PhD’13, are the founders of Thwacke, a company that advises video game makers on the scientific elements of their storylines.
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.
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.
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.
Kresse Wesling, BA’00, is the co-founder of Elvis & Kresse, a line of accessories made from old fire hoses. The company’s belts and bags attract attention for being both stylish and environmentally friendly.
by Neale McDevitt Suzanne Fortier, BSc’72, PhD’76, had just left the Arts Building as part of the academic procession heading to Redpath Hall where she would be installed as McGill’s 17th principal, when a young man shouted out, “Congratulations!” “Merci!” she called back with a wave and a broad smile, unable to contain her obvious joy [...]
Olympic moguls medalist Jennifer Heil, BCom’13, has raised $1 million in support of efforts to end gender inequality, promote girls’ rights and lift them out of poverty.
Soaring melodies, lyrics with cosmic implications and a sock-puppet Einstein. Meet Tim Blais, BSc’11, the McGill graduate student who has become a YouTube sensation.
Broadcaster Bob Babinski, BA’86, recently received a crash course in developing TV shows, launching two new programs for City TV’s Montreal station within six months
McGill nursing student Chloe Wilde, BSc’11, recently triumphed in a reality show competition to become MuchMusic’s newest on-air personality.