An eclectic take on holiday music
Weary of hearing the same tired versions of X-Mas songs again and again? With a star-studded guest list of performers, the Sultans of String’s new album offers an adventurous approach to holiday music.
Dominating the diamond
Can anybody beat the McGill Redmen baseball team? The club won its fourth Canadian championship in a row this fall, a feat matched by only three other teams in McGill sports history.
A unique record of slavery
Associate professor of art history Charmaine Nelson has become a leading expert on fugitive advertisements – an under-explored record of slavery that offers unique and unsettling details.
Eileen de Villa relishes role at Toronto Public Health
Public health prevention work can fly under the radar at times. But Eileen de Villa, BSc’91, deals with big public health issues like chronic disease, sedentary habits, and the opioid crisis as Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health.
Adam Gopnik goes back in (New York) time
During his visit to McGill this fall, we asked Adam Gopnik, BA’80, DLitt’13, a long-time writer at The New Yorker, about his new memoir, U.S. President Donald Trump, and his enduring affection for the Montreal Canadiens.
Where computational methods meets critical thinking
At McGill’s new Centre for Social and Cultural Data Science, computational scientists and statisticians are teaming up with researchers in the humanities and social sciences to explore the possibilities of big data in a responsible way.