On Friday, Oct. 23, McGill’s senior administration endorsed 10 new initiatives recommended by the My Workplace team, all aimed at making McGill a better and more efficient place to work.
As part of Tuesday morning’s Convocation ceremony, the University of Calgary awarded an honorary degree to Brenda Milner. The trail-blazing neuroscientist was presented with an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws by University of Calgary Chancellor, Robert Thirsk (MD’82).
It was appropriate that the sun was shinning down on Rideau Hall as Justin Trudeau was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister. Trudeau – the third McGill alumni – to be elected to the country’s highest office, won the lengthy election campaign largely by focusing on optimism and positivism.
A $3.4 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Dr. Yan P. Lin, PhD’92, will establish the Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in Ancient and Modern Worlds.
“In order to truly make health care safer, we need to simulate over and over again. We need to be rigorously assessed to a level of competence, and then and only then, deliver care to our patients,” writes Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal, Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Surgery, and Director of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation & Interactive Learning.
In Monday’s historic election, no fewer than 25 McGillians were voted into office, including Justin Trudeau (BA’94), Canada’s prime minister designate. Find out who got elected and who didn’t.
In the end, Justin Trudeau, the man Conservatives tried to brand as ‘just not ready’ to be prime minister, turned out to be, in the eyes of Canadian voters, just the right man for the job. With Trudeau at the helm, the Liberal Party of Canada completed a stunning reversal of fortune last night to become the first ‘third party’ in Canadian history to win a federal election.
McGill University has built up a wide range of communications tools to help keep you safe in an emergency. On Oct. 22, we’ll be testing McGill’s emergency notification tools
L’Université McGill a mis au point de nombreux outils de communication visant à préserver votre sécurité, lesquels seront soumis à des tests le 22 octobre prochain.
In advance of World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10), Drs Duncan Pedersen and Laurence J. Kirmayer have written the following editorial on the importance of adopting a global approach when looking at mental health