New approaches to teaching and learning: thriving in the virtual classroom

Faced with strict COVID-19 government protocols that have largely precluded in-person learning for much of 2020 and into 2021, professors and course lecturers across McGill’s campuses have found creative ways to connect with their students and optimize their new e-learning environments. [Read…]

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In Conversation with Order of Canada Recipient Denham Jolly

B. Denham Jolly, C.M., BSc(Agr)’60 is a human rights activist; author of In the Black: My Life (2017), Toronto Book Award Winner; Founder of FLOW 93.5 FM, Toronto; the Harry Jerome Awards; the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA), and Co-Founder & President of the Committee for Due Process. He was recently awarded the Order of Canada. [Read…]

Announcing the McGill Virtual Job Shadow Program!

Despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, McGill remains committed to fostering an environment that shapes future-ready students. [Read…] [Lire…]

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Research challenges during the pandemic

Salwa Karboune Since the pandemic, we have had to redirect our efforts to the most essential and crucial activities to be of service to our research community. We know the importance of scientific research and innovation, but during this pandemic scientific research has become part of our daily public conversations. [Read…] [Lire…]

From Macdonald to Moderna

Hamilton Bennett Hamilton Bennett played an instrumental role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine that made headlines around the world. As the senior director for vaccine access and partnerships at Moderna, Bennett, BSc(FSc)’07, has been overseeing the development of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine. She says her days as a student at Mac helped prepare her for the most memorable year of her life. [Read…] [Lire…]

McGill PhD candidate on being part of the UN World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize

Kate Sinclair is working at the World Food Programme Sri Lanka while simultaneously finishing her PhD in Human Nutrition at McGill. Her job, as an International Nutrition Consultant for World Food Programme Sri Lanka, was uneventful that day. But when Kate returned home, she tuned in to the virtual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony where the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020. [Read…] [Lire…]

What makes certain groups more vulnerable to COVID-19?

What makes the elderly and people with underlying conditions more vulnerable to COVID-19? According to a new study led by McGill University researchers, clues can be found in the proteins involved in initiating infection, as the virus binds to host cells of different animals. [Read…]

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