In this month’s instalment of What’s Cookin’, Suzana Bubic, McGill Food and Dining Services Dining Hall Operations Manager, shares her recipe of kale slaw salad, perfect for a summer meal.
In donating a total of $20 million to fund the recently created Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design at McGill and the l’Institut de l’énergie Trottier at Polytechnique Montréal, McGill alumnus and high-tech entrepreneur Lorne Trottier had a vision.
Dean of Science, Martin Grant, paid tribute to Principal Heather Munroe-Blum at the final University Senate meeting of her tenure. The following is the text of the speech Grant delivered.
More than 200 children whose parents, other relatives or family friends work at McGill flocked to both campuses last Friday to take part in the University’s first ever Bring a Child to Work Day. Children 8-15 had the pick of some 50 or so events to take part in, everything from examining dinosaur bones and prehistoric tools to taking a Music master class and getting lessons in managing a Zombie apocalypse.
Provost Anthony C. Masi has been named Acting Principal for the summer interregnum between the departure of Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and the arrival of Principal-elect Suzanne Fortier.
McGill’s Board of Governors approved a new Procurement policy, a revised Student Code of Conduct and the Statement of Principles Concerning Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly at its April 26 meeting.
A low-cost copper device, which has been proven to kill deadly water-borne pathogens, will be field-tested in poor urban and rural households in India and Kenya thanks to a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) Phase I Proof-of-Concept Grant awarded to Drs. Padma Venkat, Caroline Kisia and Ahmad Firas Khalid, students in the International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Harold “Shorty” Fairhead (BA, ’51), former McGill football team captain, died in Cowansville, Que., on April 19, 2013. He was four days shy of his 87th birthday.
Desautels Faculty of Management MBA student Allison Lickley reports on the recent Hot Cities of the World Tour stop in Russia, led by professor Karl Moore. Forty-four Desautels students and alumni spent 11 days in Moscow and St. Petersburg in February and March.
A research team from McGill and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) led by Dr. Nada Jabado, a hemato-oncologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, has received a major investment of over $5 million for an innovative project on the genomic biomarkers associated with pediatric glioblastoma, a form of incurable cancer.