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Science alumni are returning to McGill to share their experiences, insights and career advice with students. Hearing from alumni who have successfully “made their way” can be a huge help to science students preparing for today’s challenging work environment.
One hundred years ago, a McGill professor and physician wrote the poem that helped define World War One. The poem was In Flanders Fields, and its author, Dr. John McCrae, taught at McGill, and practiced at the Montreal General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital.Read More Posts From This Section »
1) Stem cell therapy – a form of treatment made possible by the 1953 discovery of stem cells by McGill researchers – was recently used to treat what hockey legend?
2) What is the name of the famous World War One poem written by Dr. John McCrae, physician, poet and McGill professor?
3) The world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse is located in what Canadian city?
4) In what decade of the 20th Century was “Green Chemistry” born?
Students and visitors to McGill’s downtown campus in the early 1960s will remember a massive building site at the corner of Sherbrooke and University Avenue – the new Otto Maass Chemisty Building was under construction.Read More Posts From This Section »