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Alumni activities

Principals Face Off


Principal Bernard Shapiro welcomed his Queen's University counterpart, William Leggett, for the opening face off at a McGill-Queen's hockey match in February, organized by Friends of McGill Hockey. The Redmen defeated the Golden Gaels 6-3.

From left: Queen's captain Aaron Fransen, William C. Leggett, PhD'69, Claire Leggett, Phyllis Shapiro, DipEd'56, Bernard Shapiro, BA'56, LLD'88, and Redmen captain David Burgess, BSc'02.

Australians unfurl McGill flag

Australian grads got together for the first-ever McGill gathering in Queensland last October, held at the University of the Sunshine Coast, thanks to organizers Gordon Pfeiffer (sporting "McGill red" shoes) and Joe Wong. Good on ya!

From left: Deborah Carnes, MBA'78, Joe Wong, MSc'65, Ian Creighton, MEd'71, Michael McCaffrey, BEng'97, Akiko Yoshimoto-Munck, MEd'83, Jan Kwak, BEng'92, MEng'94, Franklin Miller, BEng'61, Joseph Fogelman, BSc'67, Gordon Pfeiffer, BCom'48, Elizabeth Henley, BPhysTher'72, Colleen Scott, BA'92.


A Day at the Museum


The Deans of Science and Engineering hosted McGill alumni and friends at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa last fall. The joint event featured a presentation on the new Lorne M. Trottier Building for Information Technology, to be used by both faculties and expected to open to students in September 2003.

From left: Robert V. V. Nicholls, BSc'33, MSc'35, PhD'36, daughter Sally (Nicholls) Wanless, BA'68, Eleanor (Miner) Nicholls, BA'34, daughter Eleanor Nicholls, BA'70, PhD'94, Dean of Science Alan Shaver, Mary (Hamilton) Steacy, BSc'47, and H. R. Steacy.

Friendly Salute


Dr. Menard Gertler was presented in December with a silver plate by the Friends of McGill University Inc., a U.S.-based, not-for-profit corporation created to facilitate donations to McGill by American alumni. Dr. Gertler served as president of the Friends for 17 years.

In attendance at the New York reception were: Charles Hart, BSc'65, E. Scott Monrad, MDCM'79, Menard Gertler, MDCM'43, MSc'46, DSc'99, Anna Gertler, R. Vance Ward, BSc'51, David McCutcheon, BEng'61, G. Rodney Tait, BEng'61, MEng'64, Karen Kolodny, LLB'82, BCL'83, Anton Angelich, BSc(FSc)'73, Margaret Gilliam, BSc'59, Arthur Coleman, BA'77, Elisabeth Ward, Julian Dixon, BSc'48.

German Grads Gather in Koblenz


Alumni from all over Germany came together in Koblenz in September. Activities included a ferry ride across the Rhine, dinner and a tour at the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and a sampling of local wine and beer in the Old Town of Koblenz. Here the group is pictured in front of the fortress.

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