Excelling in the classroom and on the field of play

Athletics

Recently, the McGill Reporter spoke to two of McGill’s most successful student-athletes – Olympian Dori Yeats and Top Eight Academic All-Canadian François Jarry – to find out how they handle the enormous demands placed upon them.

The neuroscience of HIV

Entre Nous

On World AIDS Day, Dr. Lesley Fellows discusses Positive Brain Health Now, a major study to better understand the effects of HIV infection on brain health.

Lessons from the battlefield

Profile

Dr. Andrew Neil Beckett, a Canadian Armed Forces Major and combat surgeon brings his experience and expertise to the MUHC’s Trauma Centre.

Jean Béliveau Award will support top athletes

Athletics

A new financial award in Athletics and Recreation – known as the Jean Béliveau Award – will recognize and support top McGill student-athletes as well as honour the memory of the legendary Montreal Canadiens captain and inspirational community leader.

On the Rhodes again…

News

Two McGill students have captured 2017 Rhodes Scholarships this year, bringing to 141 the number of McGill Rhodes Scholars since the awards were created in 1902.

Exceptional educators awarded Principal’s Prize

News

The McGill Reporter spoke to this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching and asked them about their early teaching gigs, their mentors and what conditions they must create in the classroom to get the most from their students.

Two researchers honored with the Prix du Québec

News

Yesterday, the Government of Quebec bestowed its highest citation for accomplishments in cultural and scientific fields, the Prix du Québec, on two McGill researchers. Prof. John A. Hall received the Prix Léon-Gérin for human and social sciences, and Prof. Alan Evans received the Wilder-Penfield prize for biomedical research.

From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine

Entre Nous

Dr. Janet Rossant, world-renowned expert in developmental biology, discusses the future of stem cell research.

Change the world, Hon Docs tell Class of 2016

News

Yesterday, during Fall 2016 Convocation ceremonies, McGill’s newest recipients of honorary doctorate degrees, Joanne Liu and Bertrand Cesvet, challenged graduating students to have a positive impact upon the world.

McGill grad Rehman earns World Series ring with Cubs

Athletics

McGill alumnus Shiraz Rehman helped break the Chicago Cubs’ 108-year World Series drought.