A year after the town’s core was reduced to ashes, three McGill students have come up with a bold business plan to help Lac Mégantic get back on its feet.
Quebec finance minister Carlos Leitao, BA’79, once ranked as the world’s second best economist, is grateful to McGill for helping him adapt to his new country.
Wade Larson, MBA’00, is the driving force behind UrtheCast Corp., a Vancouver-based company that plans to “democratize” the view from space, offering anyone with an Internet connection the chance to see Earth the way astronauts do.
As the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy, Daniel Chiu, BA’88, spends his days taking stock of everything that could conceivably go very, very wrong in the world.
Elite athletes don’t make it to the Olympics all on their own. Meet some of the McGill grads (moms, dads and coaches) who played key roles helping to nurture some of Sochi’s stars.
When the Canadian women’s hockey team defends its gold medal at the Winter Games in Sochi, three players very familiar to McGill hockey fans will be part of the action.
Naval Reserve intelligence officer JL Savidge, BA’97, offers a rare glimpse into Canada’s efforts to stamp out Somali piracy and protect relief shipments bound for East Africa.
A group of McGill students recently earned a $1 million prize, triumphing over counterparts from 150 countries, with an unusual approach to combating world hunger.
IOC member Richard Pound, BCom’62, BCL’67, LLD’09, offers his thoughts on the selection of Olympic cities and the continuing struggle to stamp out the use of performance enhancing drugs in sports.
UN mediator Diego Osorio, BA’96, has worked in some of the world’s most volatile conflict zones. He warns against complacency. “I’ve seen how little it takes for things to turn ugly.”