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.
Despite their best efforts, only 10 to 20 per cent of smokers successfully quit long-term. A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether electronic cigarettes can improve those odds.
In the spirit of what Provost Manfredi called “reflecting on the past so we can live better together in the future,” his Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education held its first Open Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The event attracted some 50 people, and generated many ideas about how to increase the Indigenous presence at McGill among students, staff and faculty, and to expand the University’s relationship with the Indigenous communities.