Jean-Philippe Mathieu, a sophomore defenceman from Loretteville, Que., scored the game-winner, for the second consecutive night, as third-seeded McGill upset top-seeded Carleton 2-1 to win the OUA Eastern conference championship, Sunday, before a standing-room only crowd of 523 at the CU Icehouse
Nail-biter. Heart-stopper. Amazing. Unbelievable. Story book. The adjectives flew thick and fast Thursday afternoon as a nation in the throes of gold medal fever watched the Canadian women’s hockey team battle back from a two-goal deficit in the third period to win it all in overtime. Three McGillians – Mélodie Daoust, Catherine Ward and Charline Labonté – are members of the Canadian squad, which won this country’s fourth straight Olympic gold medal in women’s hockey.
Dr. Semaghan Gashu Abebe, a law professor from Ethiopia, is an O’Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) at the Faculty of Law for the 2013-14 academic year. He is also McGill’s first visitor from the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR).
Gabrielle Davidson of Pte. Claire, Que., netted her third hat-trick of the tournament as Canada skunked Japan 15-0 in a women’s hockey semifinal at the FISU World University Winter Games, Wednesday.
Scientists in McGill’s Astrophysics group have been honoured in Physics World magazine’s list of top 10 breakthroughs in physics for 2013.
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.