Architect Daniel Libeskind, whose design was chosen for the rebuilding at ground zero, will speak at McGill.
CBC's Rex Murphy will deliver the Marguerite Bourgeoys Lecture on media and education.
"End of Life Decisions - Yours to make" will be the subject for the Bourke Memorial Panel at the Council on Palliative Care.
The annual book fair runs October 20 to October 21.
"Florence on the Eve of the Renaissance," a conference from the Department of Italian Studies, will present different aspects of the scientific, cultural and moral frameworks of the Florentine merchant class at the beginning of the Renaissance.
The McGill Centraide Campaign Trivia Quiz will take place October 26 at Thomson House.
Four McGill pedagogues were honoured with the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching: Reisa Lipszyc, Charles Boberg, Andrew Kirk and John Robert Silvius receive the recognition for their dedicated efforts to make the classroom experience a valuable one for students.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi delivered the second annual Beatty Memorial Homecoming Lecture on "Democracy: The precondition to peace."
The Dining-at-McGill Advisory Committee is asking for submissions.
University Security Services have beefed up their patrols.