It’s now an even dozen. For the 12th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top medical-doctoral university in Canada.
The following is a message to all staff/all students from Robert Couvrette, AVP (Facilities Management and Ancillary Services) on the ongoing efforts to implement a non-smoking policy across the University.
Stephen Toope (BCL’83, LLB’83) has been nominated the first non-British vice-chancellor in the University of Cambridge’s 807-year history. Toope was the Dean of McGill’s Faculty of Law from 1994 to 1999.
McGill remains Canada’s top university according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/17, which were released yesterday.
Ontario high school student Abtin Ameri and Mana Moshkforoush of British Columbia have been named McGill’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.
As McGill girds for the start of another fall term next week (move-in weekend is on Saturday and Sunday), it faces some significant challenges in terms of the movement of people, vehicles and stuff.
McGill’s Social Equity and Diversity Education Office will be hosting and celebrating the 5th anniversary of Community Engagement Day on and around Thursday, Sept. 29
Lisa Perrett, a senior defender from Vancouver, B.C., converted a corner kick made by Audrey-Ann Coughlan in the 68th minute of play as McGill’s women’s soccer team blanked Toronto Varsity Blues 1-0 on Sunday to capture the Old Four soccer tournament at U of T’s Varsity Centre.
What does the 1960s Beatles hit “Girl” have in common with Astor Piazzolla’s evocative tango composition “Libertango”? Probably not much, to the casual listener. But in the mind of one famously eclectic singer-songwriter, the two songs are highly similar. That’s one of the surprising findings of an unusual neuroscience study based on brain scans of the musician Sting.
« Ces techniques de pointe nous ont littéralement permis de cartographier l’organisation de la musique dans le cerveau de Sting », explique le Pr Daniel Levitin, auteur principal et psychologue cognitiviste à McGill. « C’est capital, dans la mesure où tout l’art de la musique réside dans la capacité du cerveau d’assembler des sonorités pour façonner un paysage sonore. »