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.
Why the future of farming might be … bugs?
In 2013, five McGill MBA students won the $1 million Hult Prize with a unique idea for addressing world hunger – insect protein. A decade later, that victory has led to a pair of businesses that want us to think about crickets and palm larvae in a whole new way.
À la une
Le nouveau directeur du SPVM, Fady Dagher, EMBA 2012, est connu pour ses idées novatrices sur le maintien de l’ordre. Sa façon de voir les services policiers a en partie pris forme à l’époque de ses études dans un programme conjoint de McGill et de HEC Montréal. (This article is available in English.)
“If you’re a good capitalist, shut up and listen to younger people because they see the world differently and that is valuable.”
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.
On the front lines of a historic space test
Earth-threatening asteroids have been the subjects of films like Armageddon and Don’t Look Up. Julie Bellerose, BEng’03, played a major role in a NASA project that proved that menacing asteroids can be knocked off course.
A principal player for Prime Video
As the head of Amazon’s Prime Video for Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Magda Grace, BCL/JD’11, knows full well that Canadians have other streaming options. “We have to earn our customers’ trust, earn their eyeballs, and put out good content constantly.”
Having a Grüvi time without alcohol
At a time when health experts are urging people to dramatically cut down on their alcohol consumption, Anika Sawni, BA&Sc’19, the co-founder of Grüvi, is inviting consumers to give her company's award-winning non-alcoholic beers, wines and sangria a try.
Championing the deep dive of investigative journalism
Allya Davidson, BA'09, has spent her career working on impactful documentaries for broadcasters like PBS, CTV and CBC.
Sharing her community’s stories
Vancouver’s Chinatown played an important role in Melissa Karmen Lee’s youth. Now, decades later, the neighbourhood is still an integral part of her life as the soon-to-be home of the institution she leads. Lee, BA’03, is the CEO of the new Chinese Canadian Museum.