Recently, the Reporter spoke to some of our top student-athletes, who excel both in the classroom and on the field of play, to find out what makes them tick.
At only 35, McGill music grad Jean-Willy Kunz gets to play one of the most interesting musical instruments in Montreal – the massive Casavant Frères pipe organ that juts out from the front wall of Maison Symphonique, where Kunz is organist-in-residence with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal.
Serges Bériault’s life changed in 2012, when he was diagnosed with a bile duct cancer of the liver. The father of two children and active professional finishing an MBA never thought an army of specialists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) would get him through a complex and innovative research protocol that saved his life.
Louise Richer needs a new dress. But it’s not to wear at her upcoming MBA convocation ceremony – it’s to receive the Order of Canada.
Under the radar, underappreciated and indispensable: Campus wouldn’t run without McGill’s building directors – and they’re mostly volunteers
A few years ago, Kazumi Fraser Hoshino-Macdonald, was flunking out of high school in Vancouver’s gritty Downtown East Side. Today, Kazumi Fraser Hoshino-Macdonald is looking forward to entering Oxford University next September as McGill’s 139th Rhodes Scholar.
On May 1, 2014, Mathieu Allard fell 10 metres while working at the Ferrier Building on the downtown campus. This summer, after a grueling year of surgeries and therapy, the upbeat 29-year-old returned to work. The McGill Reporter talks to Allard about his incredible recovery and the people who helped save his life.
To get into the spirit of the Centraide campaign, which kicked off earlier today, the McGill Reporter sat down with Eyal Baruch, Assistant Manager of Events, Athletics and Recreation, to explore his lifelong passion for volunteerism and his belief in the importance of supporting Centraide.
Today it was announced that McGill Law Professor René Provost, a scholar with expertise in human rights, international criminal law, the law of armed conflict, and the intersection of law and culture, is one of five Canadian scholars honoured with a Trudeau Fellowship from the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation.