Board of Governors approves appointments of two new Deans

News

McGill’s Board of Governors approved the appointment of two new Deans at its meeting on Feb. 15. Elham Emami has been named the next Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and Carola Weil has been selected as the new Dean of the School of Continuing Studies.

McGill joins ‘superclusters’ under Ottawa initiative

News

Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government, and funded under its $950-million Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Najafabadi, Trenholm named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows

News

Hamed Najafabadi, an assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Human Genetics, and Stuart Trenholm, assistant professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, have been selected as 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows – a coveted distinction awarded to highly promising early-career scientists from the United States and Canada.

McGill wins first Quebec university men’s swim title since 2003

Athletics

Samuel Wang of Sherbrooke, Que., and Bradley Crocker of Calgary, each won four gold medals over the weekend as McGill U captured their first Quebec university men’s swim title since 2003, at the RSEQ championships, Sunday.

One-on-one with Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

Entre Nous

One week after the Desautels MBA program was named best MBA program in Canada, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, talks about some of the keys to the Faculty’s success.

They came. They sawed. They conquered.

Athletics

McGill’s men and women’s teams won top honours at the 58th annual Macdonald College Woodsmen competition, held January 27 at the Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Desautels MBA program ranked first in Canada

News

The Desautels MBA program has been named the top MBA program in Canada by the 2018 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. Desautels was one of only three Canadian schools to make the global Top 100 list, jumping to 78th this year.

Abe Levine (1924-2017): The man behind Redpath’s world-class shell collection

Profile

In July 2017, Montrealer, World War II veteran and avid shell collector Abe Levine died at 93, leaving one of the most important shell collections in the world to the Redpath Museum.

Jan. 26: Susan Zimmerman on academic integrity

Four Burning Questions

Susan Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research (SRCR), will be coming to McGill on January 26, to present the keynote address at McGill’s 7th Annual Academic Integrity Day.

Donald Trump aces Montreal Cognitive Assessment

News

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, devised by a neurologist associated with McGill, was used to assess the mental acuity of the President of the United States Donald Trump. Dr Ziad Nasreddine, a neurologist and specialist in aging brains, developed the pioneering test in 1996 as a way to screen for early signs of dementia.