Remembering Derek Drummond
One of a kind. Genuine and fun. A very special human. A steady and kind presence. A glance at the tributes flooding Derek Drummond’s Facebook page in the wake of his passing on November 17 tells you just how beloved he was in the McGill community and beyond. If you didn’t know him, you wish you […]Read the article
Two Faculties recently made McGill history with the appointments of their first female deans. Vivianne Yargeau (Engineering) and Lesley Fellows, BSc’90, MDCM’96, MedResident’01 (Medicine and Health Sciences) talk about their careers and the work they hope to do in their new roles.
President’s Perspective: A serious threat to our special culture
On October 13, the Quebec government announced plans to change the tuition model for students from outside the province studying at Quebec’s universities. The changes, which wouldn’t affect students who are already studying at McGill, are expected to take effect in the fall of 2024.
The assignment? Solving a real-world problem
When the students at the Max Bell School of Public Policy take part in its Policy Lab, they know they’ll be tackling a challenge with real-life stakes.
A new principal for McGill’s third century
Deep Saini, McGill's new principal, discusses his approach to decision-making, why he came to McGill, and what it’s like to return to Montreal, the city where his children grew up.
Educational insights that aren’t just for the classroom
McGill’s new Bachelor of Arts (Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts was created for students who want an in-depth understanding of teaching and learning, but who aren’t interested in becoming school teachers. Instead, they are considering careers in NGOs, international aid agencies, and governments.
A Conversations starter
Charles Bronfman, LLD’90, played an instrumental role in the creation of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. He recently visited McGill to announce a new initiative that will be led by MISC – Conversations, sponsored by Charles Bronfman, a high-profile discussion series that will be launched next year.
McGill Innovation Fund takes aim at the “valley of death”
McGill professors like Nancy Mayo who want to commercialize the fruits of their research and take them to the marketplace face daunting obstacles. The McGill Innovation Fund aims to improve the odds for their success.
A new mission for an icon from McGill’s past
Some of the most important moments in McGill medical history took place at the original site of the Royal Victoria Hospital. As the University positions itself to become a leading force in sustainability and public policy, the old Royal Vic site is poised to play an essential role.