#McGill is collaborating on one of the first official Montreal 375 anniversary events: a light show to be projected on Mont Royal from December 12 through January 1, 2017. (Imagine the photo possibilities!) Details: [ 375mtl.com Link ]
“The Grid” by Prof. Gretchen Bakke (Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Institute for the Public Life of Art and Ideas) on America’s aging electrical grid, is on Bill Gates (very short) list of favourite books of 2016. Kudos! [ Gatesnotes.com Link ]
On Friday, Dec. 2, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced over $173 million in funding for 203 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at universities across Canada. Sixteen CRCs went to McGill faculty. Eleven of McGill’s new CRCs went to women, which reflects the national trend;...
The Board of Governors approved two senior administration appointments and one reappointment during its meeting on December 1, 2016. Yves Beauchamp will join McGill as the new Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Martha Crago take on the portfolio of Vice-Principal (Research and Administ...
Professor emeritus Charles Taylor collected his $1 million Berggruen Prize last night at an event held in New York City. Prof Taylor was selected by the Berggruen Institute for contributions to sciences, public affairs and humanities [ Cbc.ca Link ]
Le Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) proposé par la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ Infra) vient de prendre une ampleur encore plus grande, encore plus structurante avec l’ajout de trois nouvelles stations annoncées po
“All we can say at this point in time is that we have made an observation between self-reported sexual behavior and measured cognitive function that is correlational, which means we can't say anything about cause and effect.”
16 of us are on our way to McGill University for another visit. Thank you, as always, to our friends at McGill for their hospitality and for inspiring us to broaden our horizons and strive for our best academically.