Not even a record-breaking snowstorm the night before could derail McGill’s second annual 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes finals competition, an event in which graduate students boil down their complex research to 180 informative, and entertaining, seconds.
McGill just keeps getting better. That’s the conclusion to be drawn from the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject released on March 8. From a stunning third-place ranking for the University’s program in anatomy and physiology to a sixth-place rank for Mining and Minerals Engineering, McGill had 32 subjects ranked in the Top 50 in the world.
After six months, 11 consultation events, and hundreds of ideas gathered online and in person, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is inviting the McGill community to share their thoughts on possible targets for the Vision 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.
Macdonald Campus celebrated Founder’s Day on February 9, highlighting the exceptional work being done by students, staff and faculty.
It may not quite be on the same level as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, but McGill’s Department of Economics is starting to develop a winning reputation. On Saturday, Feb. 4, a team of five Econ undergrads won the Bank of Canada’s Governor’s Challenge. Winner of last year’s inaugural event? A team from McGill’s Department of Economics.
Le nombre d’étudiants francophones à McGill augmente d’année en année, à telle enseigne que son fondateur, James McGill – qui était lui-même bilingue et avait épousé une francophone – ne reconnaîtrait pas le profil du corps étudiant de son université.
Even if McGill was founded by the anglo establishment of Montreal, with names like Macdonald, Strathcona, and McConnell, the character of the student body has changed dramatically to better reflect the reality of Quebec’s demographics.
On Jan. 30, the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals) / Public Service Alliance of Canada and McGill University signed a new collective agreement.
From Feb. 24–26, a group of McGill students will lock paring knives with teams from four other North American universities in its quest to be named University Iron Chef champion.
The Union and University representatives met on December 19, 2016.