Fifty years ago, McGill researchers Phil Gold and Samuel Freedman discovered CEA, a protein that continues to be the most commonly used marker for cancer tumours.
Management professor Henry Mintzberg, BEng’61, is one of the driving forces behind McGill’s first GROOC — a massive open online course that’s designed to foster interaction and collaboration.
Education professor Nathan Hall set out to conquer Twitter — and he succeeded. Thanks to its sardonic and witty offerings, Shit Academics Say has attracted a large and loyal following.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.”