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.
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.
Principal Suzanne Fortier on the passing of Ian A. Soutar, McGill Governor Emeritus.
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.
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.
David Williams, Emeritus Professor of English, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
The Reporter first published this story in November 2006. Its subject, famed Quebec broadcaster and McGill grad Michelle Tisseyre, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at age 96. Details of a memorial service will be added once they are known.
Longtime political science professor Sam Noumoff died on Nov. 26. James Putzel, Noumoff’s former teaching assistant and current professor of Development Studies at the London School of Economics, pays tribute to his longtime friend and mentor.
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier expressed sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of David J. Azrieli, an accomplished architect, successful entrepreneur, and generous philanthropist, who died Wednesday at the age of 92.