Over the years, the end of final exams has inspired any number of spontaneous displays of pure happiness, including high fives, chest bumping and uncontrollable giggling. But what was up with the 100 or so students boogying in the streets at the crossroads on lower campus on Tuesday, Dec. 3 – two days before finals kicked off?
One is a French Canadian crystallographer, the other a hockey coach from Saskatchewan. On Monday, Suzanne Fortier and Mike Babcock came together to deliver similar messages to the graduating Class of 2013 – this day marks the beginning, not the end, of something special.
This weekend, 4,000 proud McGill grads are coming home to roost. Read more about this year’s special activities, including tomorrow’s Meet the Principal event in Moyse Hall.
Some 200 participants walked through the night during McGill’s Relay For Life event on Oct. 5-6. The student-run Relay raised more than $32,000 for cancer research.
Merck Canada confirmed its commitment to the Quebec life sciences research innovation sector by announcing it is allocating a total of $16 million in grants to four of Quebec’s university hospital centres: McGill, Université de Montréal, Université de Sherbrooke, and Université Laval. The grant received by each institution will be used to support health research with a translational component conducted in areas of unmet medical need.
With the school year in full gear, the carefree days of summer are fading into the past. But before they disappear entirely, the McGill Reporter has compiled a gallery of summer fun pics submitted by members of the McGill community. Ranging from artsy and evocative to classic postcard fare, the pictures include everything from nearby beaches and lakes to ancient ruins and exotic locations — proof that, somewhere in the world, the sun is shinning on a McGillian.
Luis Guimont-Mota, a sophomore from Quebec City, rushed for 111 yards and a pair of touchdowns as McGill defeated Concordia 32-19 to capture the 45th annual Shaughnessy Cup football game before 2,845 – including Suzanne Fortier, McGill’s newly appointed Principal – at Percival Molson Stadium, Friday.
On June 25, McGill, the University of Oxford and the Neuroscience Center Zurich (ZNZ) signed a tripartite partnership agreement designed to enhance collaborations in neuroscience investigation by developing new interdisciplinary interactions and creating synergies between researchers.
Three McGillians have embarked upon a 1,300 kilometre bike odyssey to help raise money for the people of Lac-Mégantic.
Bringing together experts in fundamental research, clinical research and epidemiology, the recently formed McGill International TB Centre will study tuberculosis, its spread, its social impact on health.