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