Redmen football: 2015 season preview

Athletics

The McGill Redmen have embarked upon their 135th season of football and will officially open the campaign with their league home opener against Bishop’s on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. Longtime Athletics communications officer Earl Zukerman gives a breakdown of what to expect from the team this year.

Giller Prize longlist to be announced at McGill

News

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Sean Michaels (BA’04) will announce the 2015 longlist, at 11 a.m. in Moyse Hall of the Arts Building. All are welcome to attend.

Antonia Maioni named AVP, Research and International Relations

News

Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) has appointed Professor Antonia Maioni as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) at McGill.

McGill gets $91.5M in CIHR funding

News

Researchers from McGill and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Butterfly specialist Mehain wins world championship bronze

Athletics

Sarah Mehain, a swimmer from McGill, won a bronze medal in the 50-metre butterfly (S7 category) at the International Paralympic Committee world swimming championships in Glasgow, Friday.

Meaningful change takes time and effort, Medical student says

Point of View

First-year medical student Mary Koziol writes about what the 2-year probation period of the undergraduate medical program means to her and her fellow students.

Principal Fortier gets hon doc from University of Glasgow

News

In recognition of her academic leadership and to honour the important intellectual and research ties that bind the two universities, McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Suzanne Fortier was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Glasgow during Commemoration Day Ceremonies today in Glasgow.

Brain research gets $6-million boost

News

McGill-affiliated brain researchers have received a close to $6 million in funding, for innovative projects to accelerate diagnosis and drug discovery for diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer’s.

Outgoing Provost reflects on his 10 years

Entre Nous

Provost Anthony C. Masi’s second five-year term comes to an end June 30. He will be succeeded by outgoing Dean of Arts Christopher Manfredi. Masi has spent 36 years at McGill, as a Professor of Sociology, as Chief Information Officer and as Deputy Provost and Provost. As Provost, Prof Masi has had oversight for both the McGill’s academic mission and the University’s budget. He sat down with The Reporter for a look back and a look ahead.

McGill gets $100 million in research infrastructure support

News

As announced earlier today, the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Quebec government will contribute over $100M in research infrastructure support to McGill.