Why is the world in such bad shape?
Twenty years ago, the future of the world looked bright. Today? Not so much. In a new book, Donald Johnston, BCL’58, BA’60, LLD’03, the former secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, looks at what went wrong.
Ready, set, pitch! McGill entrepreneurs make their case
Teams from McGill's X-1 Accelerator Program are pitching their startups for the first time in big public settings. The audience at McGill Demo Days is a friendly one, though – the University’s alumni community.
Building better body armour for the marines
Thanks to the design work of Flora Jordan, BEng’12, U.S. marines may soon be wearing lighter, more comfortable body armour.
The case for cutting back on Call of Duty
Research led by associate professor of psychiatry Véronique Bohbot, BA’90, suggests that there could be health risks related to playing first-person shooter video games too frequently.
Olympic star on the path to becoming Dr. Rochette
This will be a year to remember for medical student Joannie Rochette. The former Olympic medalist learned she will be inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame and she'll soon start seeing patients in her new role.
No room for apathy when the stakes are so high
Human rights activist Payam Akhavan has witnessed horror firsthand and has suffered wrenching personal losses. The McGill associate professor of law is the 2017 Massey Lecturer and sees it as an opportunity to spur people to action.