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A Taste of Montreal in Washington

8. December 2009

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A Taste of Montreal in Washington

Smoked meat, bagels, cream cheese and dill pickles were on the menu at a November 9, McGill Alumni Association of Washington Branch Event hosted by Dr. Joe Schwarcz, BSc’69, PhD’74.

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McGill on the Move with Victoria Kaspi

20. July 2009

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McGill on the Move with Victoria Kaspi

McGill’s world-renowned astrophysicist touches down in Pasadena on August 18. Looking up at the night sky, the stars seem to twinkle peacefully. But there’s more out there than meets the eye. Join Professor Vicky Kaspi and fellow alumni in California for the McGill on the Move lecture, “The Violent High-Energy Universe,” to find out what […]

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SALLY ARMSTRONG, BEd’66

9. May 2009

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SALLY ARMSTRONG, BEd’66

SALLY ARMSTRONG, BED'66, DLitt'02, an author, journalist, human rights activist and documentary filmmaker, was presented with the Canadian Journalism Foundation's 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award in May.

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Daniel Levitin: music producer, turned neuroscientist, turned professor.

5. May 2009

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Daniel Levitin: music producer, turned neuroscientist, turned professor.

Dr. Levitin is singular among music scientists for actually having come out of the music industry. Before getting his Ph.D. he spent 15 years as a record producer, working with artists ranging from the Blue Öyster Cult to Chris Isaak. While still in graduate school he helped Stevie Wonder assemble a best-of collection; in 1992 […]

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Evolving to the beat

21. April 2009

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Evolving to the beat

Daniel Levitin is an associate professor of psychology at McGill specializing in the relationship between the mind and music, is a well-connected veteran of the music industry. His contributions as a sound engineer and record producer can be heard on albums by Santana, the Grateful Dead and Blue Öyster Cult. His first book, This is Your […]

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McGill on the Move: Lecture with Karl Moore

21. April 2009

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McGill on the Move: Lecture with Karl Moore

Recently identified as one of the world’s great business thinkers, Karl Moore is among Canada’s most quoted management experts and is a highly sought-after consultant. In his current research on global leaders, he has interviewed hundreds of CEOs and young business wannabes. Find out what he has learned about how to get ahead in today’s […]

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McGill on the Move with Karim Nader

20. April 2009

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McGill on the Move with Karim Nader

Karim Nader joined McGill in 2001, and now holds the positions of Associate Professor and William Dawson Chair in the Department of Psychology.  Before coming to the University, he did his post-doctoral studies in a lab at New York University.  His supervisor there recalled that “Karim came into the field of memory like a ball […]

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