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    A $100 million boost for research

    A $100 million boost for research

    Thanks to the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Quebec government and other funding sources, McGill researchers will soon have access to highly sophisticated (and very expensive) research tools.

    Newsbites

    An inventive mind

    by Daniel McCabe, BA’89 On May 12, the late Charles Drew, MDCM’33, joined a very exclusive group. During a ceremony held at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., the blood bank pioneer became only the fourth McGill graduate to be inducted into the U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame. While doing [...]

    Reviews

    A fresh look at a Canadian icon

    A fresh look at a Canadian icon

    A new art exhibition and book, both co-produced by Sarah Milroy, BA’69, are shining a spotlight on Emily Carr, one of the most influential artists that Canada has ever produced.

    Questions & Answers

    A voice for the voiceless

    A voice for the voiceless

    As the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, McGill law professor François Crépeau, BCL’82, LLB’82, defends the world’s migrants against myths and misperceptions.

    On Campus

    Mac outreach bolstered by $1 million gift

    Mac outreach bolstered by $1 million gift

    Thanks to a major gift from J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)’51, the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Community Farm Outreach Program will be able to expand its offerings.

    Alumni Profiles

    There’s something funny about Virginie

    by Brendan Kelly, BA’85 It’s safe to say that no other franco Québécois comic followed the same route into the stand-up biz as Virginie Fortin, BA’08. She was recently a finalist for Discovery of the Year at the Gala les Oliviers, Quebec’s annual comedy awards. Fortin was a cast member on SNL Québec, the local [...]