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Alumni activities

Music in the Big Apple

Dean of Music Donald McLean joined New York alumni at Carnegie Hall for an event that featured music from woodwind ensemble Ariel Winds, featuring McGill grad and clarinettist Anthea Jackson, BMus'93. Here, Jackson (in the pink gown), New York branch president Lloyd Olsson, BSc'83 (centre), and the dean (next right) are pictured with New York guests at the reception held afterwards at the New York Athletic Club.

Dean of Medicine Visits City of Angels

Dean Abraham Fuks, BSc'68, MDCM'70, visited Los Angeles alumni in March for a luncheon where he spoke about the language of medicine. Dean Fuks is pictured here with Lina Boulos, BEng'94, and Southern California alumni branch president Jennylynd James, BSc'86, PhD'97.

Redmen Alumni Reunite

Former Redmen team manager Don Ross, DipEd'54, former Redmen player Norm Lupovich, BCom'54, and former Friends of McGill Hockey President and Redmen player Charlie Hayward, BEng'51, at the Friends of McGill Hockey Awards Banquet in April held at La Mise au Jeu restaurant in the Bell Centre in Montreal.

Hockey Night on the Mountain

Charlie Lafontaine, BCom'52, and George Boire, BEng'49, at the special Hockey Night on the Mountain event organized as part of the Management Carnival week in January.
Dr. Skip Kerner, DDS'71, and his wife, Stephanie, came out to show their support for Redmen hockey.

Meehan Honoured

A luncheon was held at the Hurlburt Lounge of the McGill Sports Complex to honour the accomplishments of Donald Meehan, BCL'75, in the world of sport and his support for the Redmen Football Wall of Fame. Meehan, who represents more than 100 NHL hockey players at Newport Sports Management, is a former Redmen football player and is shown here with his old helmet (which was presented to him at the luncheon) in front of his picture on the Wall of Fame.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Leslie Hilford, BSc'93, BSc(OT)'96, and Myriam Malka, BSW'96, MSW'99, from the Northern California alumni branch unfurl the McGill flag at a Giants-Expos game in May at San Francisco's PacBell Stadium. More than100 people attended the branch event.

Grads of the Round Table

McGill alumni in Calgary welcomed Dean of Science Alan Shaver to a special reception at the Calgary Petroleum Club in March, where the Dean spoke about McGill and the Faculty of Science in an era of transformation.

Pass the Schnitzel

Members of the New York alumni branch had a great time at the Heidelberg Restaurant after attending an exhibit on German artist Christian Schad and the New Objectivity movement at the Neue Galerie in March.

Leading the Way

Leadership donors were invited to a special reception and panel discussion featuring some of McGill's top researchers and professors, who answered audience questions and spoke about their expertise ranging from photonics (or light-based) engineering to teaching the theory of evolution, medical ethics, and human rights in times of global conflict.

The expert panel (from left): Professor David Plant, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor Brian Alters, Director of the Evolution Education Research Centre; Professor James Ron, Sociology; Professor Margaret Somerville, DCL'78, Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law; host for the evening, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Deborah Buszard.

Marika Teakle, CertProfRussian'77, and Dr. Donald Boudreau, Associate Dean of Medical Education and Student Affairs in the Faculty of Medicine.

Vice-Principal (Development and Alumni Relations) Nancy Wells, Ian McLachlin, BEng'60, Kappy Flanders and Executive Director of Alumni Relations/Advancement Honora Shaughnessy, MLS'73.

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