Elsa Vasseur, new NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle, believes that one of the best ways for dairy farmers to improve productivity and profitability is to make sure their cows are comfortable and treated well.
Les récipiendaires, sept hommes et sept femmes, œuvrent dans des sphères très diverses : la très honorable Beverley McLachlin, la première femme nommée juge en chef du Canada; le philanthrope et fondateur de la chaîne Dollarama, Larry Rossy, une figure de proue du commerce de détail; la journaliste de radiotélévision Céline Galipeau avec qui les [...]
Pour chaque mois supplémentaire de congé de maternité payé offert dans les pays à revenu faible ou intermédiaire, la mortalité des nourrissons diminue de 13 %. Voilà ce qui ressort d’une nouvelle étude de l’Université McGill et de l’École de santé publique Fielding de l’Université de la Californie à Los Angeles.
With a strong family history of cancer and health challenges over the years Marguerite Dubeau was not about to take chances when she was offered to undergo screening for colon cancer. After all, her son and his wife were trying to have a baby and there was no way she was going to miss out on being a grandmother.
Alex Kiss-Rusk scored a massive 31 points and Mariam Sylla recorded a “double-double” as the No.1-ranked McGill women’s basketball team rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Concordia 85-60 in a sudden-death semifinal, Thursday, before 587 at Love Competition Hall yesterday.
The Reporter is in the business of highlighting the people at McGill, their successes and the important work they are doing. However, at the end of each year we turn the focus inward to tell you how we’ve done – and we’re happy to report that it is a feel-good story.
Last night, at a gala dinner in Toronto, Susan Pedersen was announced as the winner of the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill. Pedersen walked away with the $75,000 US grand prize for her book The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire.
Each year as part of Fall Convocation, the Principal pays tribute the exceptional efforts of McGill employees with the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff. This year, four individuals and one team have been named winners of the Award in their respective categories.
The current civil war in Syria has led to what is considered one of the worst humanitarian disasters of our time with more than 11 million people displaced thus far. While McGill is considering a number of ways in which it can assist in the situation, it is planning on tripling the number of refugee students it admits, starting in the next academic year.