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Public Art Tour of Downtown Campus

31 Mar 2017 12:15


Did you know that there are over 2,000 artworks on display across the University’s downtown and Macdonald campuses in public outdoor spaces, as well as in corridors, classrooms, and administrative spaces?

Take an artistic themed lunch break to discover some of these public art works by joining a member of the Visual Arts Collection team for an introductory art tour of the downtown campus.


Secret Science Spots Campus Tour

5 Apr 2017 12:15


The study of science at McGill University goes back 150 years, but there are hidden pockets of history that will surprise even the most avid McGill chronicler.   For a completely different lunch break, join Ingrid Birker (McGill Science Outreach and Redpath Museum) for a walking tour that will enlighten and entertain, and discover the mysterious science spots of the downtown campus!  


Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Campus

10 Apr 2017 12:15
12 May 2017 12:15


Starting on Monday, April 10, the second annual Scavenger Hunt will take you all over the downtown campus and beyond, as you discover more of McGill and Montreal’s little-known oddities!  Come take part - join alone, with a colleague or as part of a team.

It's a fun way to get some exercise and fresh air at lunch time while exploring the campus and surrounding area.

There will be prizes to be won!


All about vision: protect your eyesight!

20 Apr 2017 12:15


Did you know that cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and one of the most common surgeries?  Don't take your eyesight for granted - protect your vision!


How much exercise does it take to outrun your fork?

28 Apr 2017 12:15


The pleasure of eating a candy bar or a donut lasts but a few minutes. Burning off the calories it delivers is another story.

To lose one pound of body fat, you need to burn approximately 3,500 calories.  This is the number you need to know: 3,500.  You can then tally up how much weight you can lose through increasing activity, cutting calories or both.


Meditation: The gateway to inner peace and stability

2 May 2017 12:15


May 1-7 is Mental Health Awareness Week!  Human Resources Health & Wellbeing and Organizational Development are pleased to present 'Meditation: The gateway to inner peace and stability'.

If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, why not consider meditation.


Mental Health Ergonomics

5 May 2017 12:15


Mental Health Awareness week continues.

Sometimes keeping up with the day to day demands of work and a busy  schedule can be a challenge. The ability to manage stress is key to maintaining a healthy balance. This interactive presentation will help you to recognize the signs and symptoms of workplace stress, equip you with practical skills, and share community resources available to you.