Students, faculty, administrators, the press and members of the literary community filled Moyse Hall on Sept. 9, to hear who was on the Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist. The Scotiabank Giller Prize is Canada’s most prestigious literary award.
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.
Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) has appointed Professor Antonia Maioni as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) at McGill.
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).
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.
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.
As announced earlier today, the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Quebec government will contribute over $100M in research infrastructure support to McGill.
A $1-million gift from alumnus J. William Ritchie, will provide major support for the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.
McGill alumna and longtime supporter of the Schulich School of Music, Elizabeth Wirth (BA’64) has donated $7.5 million to the School. It is one of the most generous gifts to culture and music in Quebec, and one of the largest gifts ever to McGill from a female donor. The gift was announced at a special event celebrating philanthropy and featuring some of the School’s talented students and young alumni.
Members of the McGill community will join Mayor Denis Coderre and thousands of other Montrealers on Saturday, June 20, 2015 to kick off the inauguration of the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) new Glen site. Everyone is invited!