Winter 2005-2006

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Winter 2005-2006

Sharing the Wealth

In the wake of two remarkable gifts that yielded a combined $42 million and broke philanthropic records, a pair of McGill faculties have new names and students will soon benefit from the creation of dozens of new scholarships.

Logos for the Schulich School of Music and the Desautels Faculty of Management

Laure Waridel in 2001, enjoying a cup of he beverage that has since made her a celebrity

Java Justice: The Battle for Fair Trade

Continuing the work she began as a McGill undergraduate, Laure Waridel, BA'96, is winning government praise and penning best-sellers. More importantly, she is changing the way consumers think about the products they purchase.

Du sang neuf dans les facultés

L'Université McGill voit arriver des centaines de nouveaux professeurs. Grâce à eux, elle profitera de nouvelles formes d'expertise, qui vont des racines historiques de la culture de la célébrité à l'influence des changements sociaux sur la santé des familles.

Illustration of human figures as shadows

McGill's Top Ten Newsmakers

Meet the professors who garnered the most headlines last year, thanks to research into everything from cataloguing genetic variations to uncovering some painful truths about the differences between men and women.

Editor's notebook


From the desk of the principal: The Currency of Character

Students put their skills on ice; Baring the Bible; Never too old to tango; Ready for their close-ups, Design for disaster, Carrying on Humphrey's work, Special screenwriter, Victorious volleyballer, He's no himbo


Alumni activities


In memoriam

Epilogue: McGill's Own Plimsoll

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