McGill’s CIRM gets $3.25M boost from BMO Financial Group and McConnell Foundation

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This morning, the BMO Financial Group and the McConnell Foundation announced that they are offering respectively $2.25 million and $1 million in new support for the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal. The generous donations will further support research that puts Montreal and its citizens front and centre.

Bard in our yard

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All the world’s a stage – including the lower field on McGill’s downtown campus, where Repercussion Theatre will stage William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing on Tuesday, August 1. The free outdoor performance is a presentation of the Dept. of English’s Early Modern Conversions project.

$5 Million for agri-food innovation

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The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard; and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $5 million for the Consortium de recherche précompétitive en transformation alimentaire at the Macdonald campus on Thursday, March 31. The funds will be awarded in five annual instalments of $1 million.

McGill24 is back!

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Today, the global McGill community is coming together for McGill24, the University’s day of giving. Join in and give to the area of McGill that matters most to you. Gifts on this day go further than ever.

Ushering in a bold new era for open science

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The new Tanenbaum Open Science Institute, created thanks to a $20 million gift from the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum family, will be a catalyst for the Montreal Neurological Institute’s daring open science initiatives

Something for everyone at Homecoming Celebration Weekend

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The countdown has begun to this year’s Homecoming Celebration Weekend and Open House, and a diverse, entertaining array of events – everything from a YouTube viral sensation to a Canadian literary icon – are on the agenda for the 2016 edition of McGill’s fall classic.

Draft sexual-violence policy focuses on survivors

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The Provost is asking the community for its feedback on a draft survivor-oriented policy on sexual violence. The draft draws on the insights and extensive work of students who worked on a sexual assault policy for McGill over the last two years, and on a wide-ranging consultation process with stakeholder groups.

Ferring Canada verse un don de 2 millions de dollars à McGill

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Ferring Canada, filiale de Ferring Produits pharmaceutiques, est fière d’annoncer l’octroi d’un don de 2 millions de dollars à l’Université McGill. Ce don servira à la création de bourses pour la recherche en santé et en leadership en santé de même que pour la recherche en environnement dans l’Arctique canadien.

23 membres de la grande famille de McGill en route pour les Jeux olympiques de Rio

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Trois athlètes feront partie d’un groupe de 23 diplômés et étudiants de McGill qui participera à titre officiel aux Jeux olympiques d’été de Rio du 5 au 21 août prochain. Les athlètes mcgillois, tous de Montréal, sont la lutteuse Dorothy Yeats, étudiante en génie, et les escrimeurs – et récents diplômés – Maximilien Van Haaster (B. Sc. Éd., option kinésiologie, 2016) et Joseph Polossifakis (B. Com. 2014).31

Three new recipients of the McGill Medal

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Established in 2009, the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement is awarded to retired members of McGill’s academic staff who are uniquely deserving in light of their exceptional contributions to their discipline, to the University and to society at large. Now, there are three new members to this exclusive club.