Research network focuses on kids with brain-based disabilities

Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Children with conditions such as cerebral palsy and autism have an important new ally in CHILD-BRIGHT.

Making a living on YouTube

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:55 pm

Tim Blais, BSc’11, MSc’14, and his unique blend of whimsy, science and musicianship have attracted the attention of more than 4.8 million online viewers. Can being a YouTube sensation pay the bills?

A voice for the voiceless

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:08 pm

As the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, McGill law professor François Crépeau, BCL’82, LLB’82, defends the world’s migrants against myths and misperceptions.

The sexting generation

Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:09 am

Thanks to smartphones, intimate photos can spread halfway around a school – and the world – with alarming speed. Cyberbullying expert Shaheen Shariff examines the issues surrounding sexting and young people.

The economy and the environment: Do we have to choose?

Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:20 pm

Economics professor Chris Ragan says a healthy environment is a foundation for a strong economy. His new Ecofiscal Commission will be making that case to governments.

The right to die

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Eugene Bereza, BA’78, MDCM’88, the director of the medical ethics program in McGill’s Department of Family Medicine, offers insight into Quebec’s controversial new euthanasia law.

On the frontlines in the Ebola crisis

Posted on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

As the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières, Joanne Liu, MDCM’91, IMHL’14, has been playing a major role in trying to contain the world’s worst-ever Ebola epidemic.

Offering comfort to the disorganized and distracted

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Having trouble staying focused amid all the emails and tweets? In his new book, psychology professor Daniel Levitin offers advice on how to attain The Organized Mind. 

Meet the MAA’s new president

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 3:35 pm

Alan Desnoyers, BCom’85, answers questions about himself, his presidency and his vision for the future of the McGill Alumni Association.

Out of the closet and onto the ice

Posted on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Charline Labonté, BEd’12, comes out publicly and talks about her life as a gay athlete.