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Abel Prize for McGillian
Louis Nirenberg, a McGill alumnus and professor emeritus at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, will be a recipient of this year's "Nobel Prize of mathematics".  Read more >>

PM extends Johnston’s term as Governor General
The former Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill will continue to represent Canada's head of state for another two years.  Read more >>

A tale of two James McGills
The Breaking Bad spin-off series, Better Call Saul has given us a closer look at another keeper of the James McGill namesake.  Just how much do these two compare?  Read more >>

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McGill's Awesome Alumni [VIDEO]
An Evening with Thomas Mulcair in Toronto and the "McGill Four" [EVENT]
 

Meet three prominent McGill alumni who credit their university experience with helping to shape their future careers: Astronaut Julie Payette, business leader Aldo Bensadoun, and former Montreal Canadiens hockey player Mathieu Darche.

Credit: McGill Central Communications

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, in collaboration with the McGill Alumni Association, invites you to an evening of political dialogue and debate featuring McGill alumnus, the Hon. Tom Mulcair, BCL'76, LLB'77, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition. Mr. Mulcair will be joined by four NDP MPs who were elected to Parliament while they were McGill undergraduate students: Charmaine Borg, BA'11; Matthew Dubé, BA'11; Mylène Freeman, BA'11; and Laurin Liu, BA'14.
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McGill-Centraide campaign posts record-breaking final tally Scotiabank Ecoliving Student Leadership Award goes to McGill students [VIDEO] Seeds of Change crowdfunding tops $270,000 in 6 months

In all, more than 830 members of the University community donated to the 2014 McGill-Centraide campaign, making it the most successful campaign. Read more >>

Yining (Fiona) Yuan and Christoper Tegho were recently acknowledged for their Energy Management and Power Disaggregation submission.  Watch the video here >>

The McGill Reporter recently had a look at how this new fundraising platform is benefiting projects throughout the University.  Read more >>

 

 
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A rising star in Quebec film
How Making Waves is making waves Can this “Dragon” bring back the Expos?

Movie producer Nancy Grant, BA’06, might be every bit as daring as her frequent partner-in-crime, celebrated filmmaker Xavier Dolan. Their most recent movie, Mommy, dominated both the Quebec Jutra Awards and the Canadian Screen Awards.
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The McGill student group Making Waves, which offers affordable one-on-one swimming lessons to kids with disabilities, is growing by leaps and bounds, establishing new chapters all across Canada. 
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Mitch Garber, BA’86, is an online gaming pioneer, a TV star and a guy who is unabashedly frank on a variety of topics. But he chooses his words very carefully on one subject: Is he trying to resurrect the Montreal Expos?
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