Educational Reform in McGill Classrooms

Frederic Fovet became the new director of McGill’s Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) in 2011. His direction of the OSD reflects a broader paradigm shift in the way educational institutions across North America approach disability. In effect, the OSD has shifted from a medical model of disability to…

17 Dec 4:19 PM 4 Read More...

Investigating the Hult Controversy

A winning team, a disgruntled grad student, his angry father, and a million-dollar solution for world hunger

At the end of September, shortly after McGill’s Hult business team won $1 million for their business proposal at the Hult Business Competition, a wave of articles detailing the story of…

28 Oct 4:27 PM 46 Read More...

SEI’s Second Annual Homecoming Keynote

On Friday, the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) presented its Second Annual Homecoming Keynote event in the Bronfman Building. The event featured presentations from five social entrepreneurships including Aspire– the 2013 Hult Prize winning team, as well as four past winners of the McGill Dobson Cup. Each team elaborated on their…

22 Oct 8:06 PM 1 Read More...

SSMU General Assembly Discusses Stance on the Charter

On Wednesday, the Student’s Society of McGill University held their first General Assembly for the semester in the SSMU Ballroom. The agenda included two motions: the first motion regarding proposed changes to the SSMU Constitution, and the second regarding the proposed Quebec Charter of Values.
All members of the…

10 Oct 8:48 PM 42 Read More...

McGill Team Wins First Place in Regional Final of Hult Prize

A group of five MBA candidates from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management won first place in the Boston Regional Final of the Hult Prize competition.
 The team was composed of Mohammed Ashour, Shobhita Soor, Gabriel Mott, Jesse Pearlstein, and Zev Thompson. McGill has thus moved on to officially become…

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