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Final exam schedule has been posted

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:29

The April 2014 final exam schedule with room locations is now available and can be found here. Please note that the majority of exams for this session will be held at the Athletics Complex in the Currie Gym and Tomlinson Fieldhouse. More information can be found here.

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Preliminary McTavish work delayed

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:29

Due to technical problems, the City of Montreal’s work on McTavish Street scheduled for this week has been postponed until May 1. A reminder to all that the major City project to replace aging water and sewer lines on McTavish, between Sherbrooke St. and Dr. Penfield Ave. will begin on May 1 and is expected to last three months.

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April 14: The Future of Biodiversity in the Anthropocene

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:29

Presentations by cutting-edge researchers will examine ongoing and emerging stressors that affect biodiversity from local to global scales, global patterns and future scenarios of biodiversity change, the controversial concepts of assisted colonization and the management of novel ecosystems.

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April 28: Recognizing and Supporting Students At-Risk supervision workshop

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:00

In this workshop, facilitators will present myths about mental health and provide information to help you identify (recognize) factors in your supervision that may increase…influence the environment. They will also consider evidence of mental health problems through visual signs of distress, and discuss when to refer a student. To register, sign in to Minerva and click on the Registration for GPS Graduate Workshop.

 

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April 14: Controversy and Dialogue about Conscientious Objection in Clinical Care

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:00

Increasingly, complex and ethically controversial clinical decisions are addressed in a team context. But what happens when a “team decision” represents a violation of someone’s core morality? The goal of this conference, hosted by the Biomedical Ethics Unit and the Institute for Health and Social Policy, is to raise awareness of the controversial aspects of conscientious objection and to engage in a dialogue on how to approach and manage such challenges.

Monday, April 14; 8 p.m. to noon. Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheatre, Montreal Neurological Institute.

 

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April 9: Community Nursing Projects exhibition

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:00

Come celebrate our McGill community health nursing students’ learning. On April 9, the Ingram School of Nursing will be presenting the projects of the community health nursing students from 2013-14. Please come by St. Michael’s Mission/Church of St. John the Evangelist (137 President Kennedy) between 1 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and check out what they have to offer. All are welcome, just drop in.

 

 

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McGill Farmers’ Market wants you!

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:00

The McGill Farmers’ Market has a limited number of spots left for its 2014 CSA program. The CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a way of supporting local farmers and getting seasonable, organic, local produce at the same time. Sign up in advance for a fall or summer session to receive a full or half-size basket of fresh organic produce every week for eight weeks. Don’t wait – there aren’t many spots left. Learn more and sign up on their blog.

 

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Start communicating with the world with Online Language Courses

Sat, 2014-04-05 09:29

In order to help people improve their written communication skills in English and French, the School of Continuing Studies is offering two online programs designed for effective written communication in the workplace: Click on the links to learn more about the Certificate of Proficiency in Written English – Workplace Communication and the Certificate of

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April 14: Propagating your own indoor plants workshop

Sat, 2014-04-05 08:42

Looking for an inexpensive way to have more plants at home or in the office? This hands-on noon-hour workshop sponsored by Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (GIMI) will teach you how cheap and easy it is to propagate various office plants using the stem cutting method and an empty, plastic pop bottle. You will propagate two kinds of plants and also receive a 5” Passionflower (Passiflora), a beautiful plant with incredible flowers. Monday, April 14. Two sessions: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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McGill Bookstore and McGill Computer: Closed from April 10-12 for inventory

Sat, 2014-04-05 08:42

Please be advised that the McGill Bookstore and the McGill Computer Store will be closed for inventory on April 10-12. Online orders placed during this time will be shipped the morning of the following week. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lawrence Marzette at 514-398-2678 or by email at lawrence [dot] marzette [at] mcgill [dot] ca. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you Monday April 14.

 

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