Mac outreach bolstered by $1 million gift

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Thanks to a major gift from J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)’51, the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Community Farm Outreach Program will be able to expand its offerings.

How Making Waves is making waves

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 11:05 am

The McGill student group Making Waves, which offers affordable one-on-one swimming lessons to kids with disabilities, is growing by leaps and bounds, establishing new chapters across Canada.

Football hero gets his due

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:42 pm

Michael Soles, BA’89, now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease, is one of McGill’s all-time football greats. His ex-teammates have created a new award to honour Soles, the MVP of McGill’s last national title.

Windows to the past

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:05 pm

McGill’s Hosmer Collection is the largest grouping of medieval stained glass in Canada. Displayed in the Macdonald-Harrington Building, the collection is the subject of a new book.

Exhibition spotlights art icon’s sketchy past

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:10 pm

Arthur Lismer co-founded Canada’s legendary Group of Seven. He also taught at McGill’s School of Architecture. A new exhibition showcases the whimsical sketches he produced at McGill.

McGill in wartime

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1:02 pm

McGill contributed scientific ingenuity and a remarkable military hospital during the First World War. It also paid a heavy toll. 363 McGillians who fought in the war, never made it back home.

Touring McGill through the eyes of a student

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:34 pm

The student tour guides who work for McGill’s Welcome Centre, like Jeremy Rothschild, BSc’14, are encouraged to offer campus visitors “an authentic sense of what the student experience is like.”

Indigenous studies program off to a fast start

Posted on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:18 am

Aboriginal scholar Allan Downey says McGill’s new Minor Concentration in Indigenous Studies will challenge students “to consider worldviews that aren’t their own.”

Foods of the future

Posted on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11:16 am

What will be the next great food concept? Students in Salwa Karboune’s Food Product Development class are creating innovative new foods that may soon hit grocery store shelves near you.

Powerhouse Martlets prevail once again

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 12:37 pm

The McGill Martlets recently won their fourth Canadian championship in the past seven years, while three of the team’s veterans earned gold medals in Sochi. What makes the Martlets so consistently good?