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Elizabeth Wirth – a special friend of McGill and Music

University names the New Music Building in her honour

Music has been a longtime passion of McGill alumna Elizabeth Wirth, BA’64. Inspired by her two Viennese grandmothers, she became an...

 

Getting to the heart of cardiovascular disease

McGill and the Heart and Stroke Foundation join forces to fight one of the leading causes of death in Canada.

In roughly the same amount of time it will take you to read this article, someone in Canada will die from...

 

Investing in a healthier world

McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics to benefit from $1-million philanthropic injection

“North America has a significant obesity crisis, which we think of as a health problem even though most of the levers for...

 

Smiles all around

When Norman Miller heard that McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry would close its doors in 1990 due to mounting budgetary restrictions, the Montreal dentist and University professor quickly rallied to the cause.

Forming a committee of like-minded...

Photo above: Siblings Janet and Peter Finlayson

Tilling the Soil for Mac

“It’s the best campus in the world,” says Ormstown farmer Peter Finlayson, BScAgr’63. “The Macdonald Campus is wonderful – the rural atmosphere, the great old buildings, the small campus size.” Of...

 

Connecting the Indoors to the Outdoors

“I used the library a lot when I was a student,” says Stuart Horne, BSc(Agr)’52, when asked why he made a generous $250,000 gift in 2006 to renovate and landscape the terrace outside the Macdonald Library and Learning Centre. Horne...

Twice the impact

The old saying that lightning never strikes twice doesn’t hold true for Barak Queija, BSc’99.

Aside from the U.S. president who (almost) shares his given name, Queija points out that Barak in Hebrew means “lightning.” But the McGill graduate has been striking...


Creating opportunities for future generations

“We were fortunate to have had a good education,” says Lili de Grandpré, MBA’81. “We have a strong belief in the value of education, as it makes for a more fulfilling life and it opens up opportunities.’’

“We’ve chosen to invest...


Remembering his second home

When David Berk, BCom’77, was a McGill finance student, he would study in the Bronfman Building and watch the Omni Hotel being built across the street. “Now, I stay at the Omni when I visit and watch the students working away in the Bronfman,” he says...


Banking without boundaries ...


Time-saving, convenience, ease, efficiency and security. Popular buzz words in our digital age, when everything from shopping to banking is just a simple mouse click away.

These are words not lost on Lloyd Darlington, BA’67, and his team at...