McGill students record holiday lip dub

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On Dec. 13, a cross-section of McGill’s student body – organized by students Cedric Yarish, Natasha Fontarensky and Jacqui Geday – performed Michael Buble’s rendition of Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). Watch the video and sing along!

McTavish Street reopened – mostly

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After six months of heavy construction work that closed McTavish St. from Sherbrooke St. to Dr. Penfield Ave. to allow for the installation of new water mains and sewer lines, McTavish is almost back to normal.

Sussman wins Strategic Impact Grant to improve the quality of life of frail older adults

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A McGill-led project was among the two funded under the inaugural call for the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network’s (TVN) Strategic Impact Grant Program. The funded projects are collaborative by design, requiring that researchers work together with other like-minded researchers with projects in similar areas to achieve greater impact.

Jan. 7: Active Shooter Training session

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Do you know what to do in the event of an active shooter on campus? This training session is designed to empower individuals with knowledge and strategies for recognizing and surviving an active shooter situation.

A quickie year-end quiz

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It was a very eventful year, both here at McGill and around the world. How closely were you paying attention to events? Here’s a year-end quiz to test your knowledge of the University and global events in 2014.

McGill-Centraide campaign surpasses goal by $19,500

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McGill is celebrating a milestone in its support for the fight against poverty in Greater Montreal. The McGill Centraide campaign announced today that it has met its highest fundraising goal ever, and surpassed it by almost $20,000. At the time of publication, the grand total stands at $444,559, and pledges are still coming in.

McGill Budget Book wins award for fourth straight year

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For the fourth year in a row, McGill’s Budget Book has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), for its effectiveness not just as a financial plan, but also as a communications vehicle, policy document and operations guide.

Eduardo Kohn awarded Bateson Prize

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Anthropology professor Eduardo Kohn has been awarded the 2014 Bateson Prize for his book, How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human (University of California Press).

2015 Quality and Productivity Awards: Show us your best!

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CAUBO is now accepting submissions for the 28th annual Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Awards. This is a great opportunity for you to share your McGill’s innovative ideas and success stories with your colleagues across Canada.

T.V. Paul elected president of the International Studies Association

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Political Science Professor T.V. Paul has been elected the 56th president (2016-17) of the International Studies Association (ISA), a respected and widely known scholarly association in the field of international studies. Paul, the James McGill Professor of International Relations, and a leading scholar of international security, nuclear proliferation and South Asia, is the third Canadian professor elected to this coveted position in its 56-year history.