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.

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.

Flag at half-staff to honour Cohen, fund established in his honour

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The McGill flag atop the Arts Building is lowered to half-staff today, Tuesday, Nov. 15, in honour of Leonard Cohen (BA55, DLitt92), who died last week at the age of 82. Meanwhile, University Advancement has established a fund in Cohen’s honour.

McGill Governor Emeritus Ian A. Soutar passes away

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Principal Suzanne Fortier on the passing of Ian A. Soutar, McGill Governor Emeritus.

Distinguished McGill alumnus Victor Goldbloom dies at 92

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A funeral service will be held Friday for distinguished McGill alumnus Victor Goldbloom, who died Monday night at age 92. McGill’s flag atop the Arts Building will be lowered to half staff on that day. A pediatrician by academic training, Goldbloom graduated from McGill with a BSc in 1944, an MD in 1945 and a DipEd in 1950.

Ex-Chancellor Arnold Steinberg: generous, curious, devoted

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H. Arnold Steinberg, businessman, philanthropist, tireless volunteer and Chancellor Emeritus, died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 11, at the age of 82. With his passing, McGill, the McGill University Health Centre and the Montreal community lost one of their greatest servants, and a man who was happiest when he was giving back.