UN Secretary-General to visit McGill


On Friday, February 12, 2016, His Excellency Ban Ki-moon will be on the downtown campus to speak with students about “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future.” The talk will be part of the United Nations Secretary-General’s three-day visit to Canada, which will include meetings with the prime minister, the Quebec premier and the mayor of Montreal.

Heart attack: Gender helps predict outcomes


RI-MUHC researchers find that gender role is more important than biological sex in predicting health outcomes after heart attack

Refugees face new challenges in Canada


Changing homes is stressful, even if you are just moving across the street. Moving to a new country, with the added bureaucratic and logistical headaches, only adds to the anxiety. This is especially true for refugees, many of whom are fleeing war-torn countries where they have been victims of violence or have witnessed war atrocities firsthand.

Anne McKinney named AVP, Research and International Relations


Prof. R. Anne McKinney has been named Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (AVP-RIR), with a term beginning Jan. 1, 2016 ,and ending December 31, 2019.

In memoriam: H. Arnold Steinberg, Chancellor Emeritus


The following is a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier on the sudden passing of H. Arnold Steinberg, Chancellor Emeritus of McGill.

Christina Wolfson named Deputy Research Integrity Officer


Dr. Christina Wolfson has been appointed as McGill’s new Deputy Research Integrity Officer, commencing on Jan. 1, 2016

College versus university? A false dichotomy

Point of View

Provost Christopher Manfredi takes on the ongoing nrrative that universities offer an impractical education, unsuited to the real-world needs of today’s labour market. “It is a good story, but one that simply is not true,” writes the Provost.

Learning science, al FRezCa


When is a cafeteria more than a cafeteria? When it’s a bustling drop-in tutorial space for first-year science students. Go inside FRezCa, the first-year residence cafeteria tutorial.

My Workplace: Survey results and 10 new projects


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.

“Life is long… don’t be afraid of change,” Milner tells new grads


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).