A computing pioneer look back
Les Vadasz, BEng’61, DSc’07, was a vital player in some of the most important innovations in the history of computing. He recently returned to his alma mater and reflected on the role that McGill played in his life.
Sorting out the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana
The federal government is getting ready to put forward a new law that legalizes marijuana. It will rely heavily on the advice of a task force that includes McGill professor Mark Ware.
Meet Pikachu’s lawyer
As the general counsel for Pokémon Company International, Don McGowan, BA’92, DipEnvironmentalStudies’94, LLB’97, BCL’97, got to be one of the first to play Pokémon Go, the game that took the world by storm this summer.
Getting the story right when it comes to science
This year’s Trottier Public Symposium will explore how well the media reports on science. Are journalists properly equipped to contend with a rising tide of pseudoscience?
Trekkie Brekkie: Shatner’s matinal musings delight alumni
On a whirlwind visit to Montreal, William Shatner, BCom’52, stopped by for breakfast with McGill alumni. The rest, as they say, is earth history.
Delving into the psyches of dangerous drivers
Assistant professor of psychiatry Thomas Brown examines why some drivers are reckless behind the wheel and the distinctions between different types of dangerous drivers.

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