A heartfelt tribute to Terry Wheeler, researcher, teacher, scientist

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Christopher Buddle, Dean of Students, reflects on the life of Prof. Terry Wheeler, who died of cancer this summer at age 57.

Peta Tancred’s important contribution to feminist scholarship

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Professor Peta Tancred died on August 15, 2017, after an engaged and active life in academia and in retirement, including a significant contribution to understanding the careers of women in architecture. Professor Annmarie Adams remembers her former colleague, co-author and friend.

Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, 1927-2017

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McGill’s first female Chancellor, Gretta Chambers, who served in that role from 1991 to 1999, died Saturday, September 9, at St. Mary’s Hospital, at age 90.

Tributes pour in for “extraordinarily kind” McGill grad killed in attack

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In the wake of the deadly attack in Burkina Faso, Tammy Chen, BEd’07, is being remembered for her kindness and passion for teaching – and her deep commitment to helping others.

Prof. Eleanor Stubley (1960-2017)

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The McGill and Montreal music communities are mourning the loss of a beloved member. Schulich School of Music professor Eleanor Stubley has died at age 57. Professor Stubley conducted ensembles around the world, and was the longstanding musical director of Montreal’s Yellow Door Choir, which raised money and awareness for local social justice organizations.

Former McGillian and NHL administrator Bryan Murray dies at 74

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Bryan Murray, a longtime National Hockey League coach and executive, passed away on Saturday. Murray was a student-athlete at Macdonald College campus in the 1960s and went on to develop his coaching and administrative skills by guiding the Macdonald Aggies football team and the Macdonald Clansmen hockey squad while serving four years as Director of Athletics.

Jack Rabinovitch, founder of the Giller Prize, dead at 87

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Canadian literature has lost one of its most beloved champions. Jack Rabinovitch died on Sunday in Toronto, as a result of injuries suffered in a fall at his home earlier this week. He was 87.

Thomas Bassett Macaulay (1929-2017)

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Born May 15, 1929, Tom Bassett Macaulay died happily, peacefully, with grace and kindness, a sense of humour and never a complaint after a lengthy 18-year battle with cancer at the ripe old age of 88.

AIDS pioneer Mark Wainberg dies in Florida

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McGill, the Jewish General Hospital and the global AIDS community lost one of their leading advocates and researchers Tuesday, when Dr. Mark A. Wainberg drowned while on vacation. Wainberg’s research and collaborations on AIDS and HIV, including the initial identification of the 3TC antiretroviral drug, have saved millions of lives around the world.

In memoriam: Blema Steinberg, professor emerita

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McGill professor emerita Blema Steinberg has passed away following a brief illness. In addition to teaching in the Department of Political Science for more than 40 years, she was a practicing psychoanalyst and a visionary philanthropist.