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.

Fact-checking with Dr. Joe

Posted on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 10:56 am

In his latest book, Joe Schwarcz, BSc’69, PhD’74, the director of McGill’s Office for Science & Society, takes on the shaky claims and media hype surrounding everything from organic food to fad diets.

The one and only Honora

Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:21 pm

For many McGill graduates, Honora Shaughnessy, MLS’73, is almost as emblematic of the University as the Roddick Gates. The longtime senior executive director for alumni relations will soon be retiring.

Where is Canada’s Breaking Bad?

Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 12:37 pm

Many believe that this is a new golden age for television, with shows like Mad Men, Game of Thrones and House of Cards attracting cult-like devotion. Can Canada be a player in an era of high-quality TV?