A bit of the Morgan Arboretum has come to the downtown campus. You can now get the Arboretum’s maple syrup at the McGill Bookstore. The Arboretum’s syrup is made following traditional methods. The sap is gathered by buckets and boiled over a wood burning fire. Absolutely no artificial products are used in the production process. With this year’s short maple syrup season, supply is limited, so hurry down and pick up a bottle.
The Faculty of Dentistry at McGill has an incredible story. From nearly closing in the early nineties to creating an award winning outreach program serving thousands of Montrealers each year – all the while leading on the research front, The Faculty is now preparing to ring in a new chapter in a brand new facility later this month.
Are you an aspiring poet or travel writer? Do you dream of turning your passion for comedy into a career in comedy writing? If so, kick off Spring 2014 by registering for one of the McGill Writing Centre’s courses. Learn essential techniques from professionals in the field, and write your way to success. Learn more here.
Graduating? Need help finding a job or starting your career? Check out McGill’s Red and White Weekend
It is with great pride that the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), the Campus Life & Engagement Office and the Development and Alumni Relations Office present McGill’s first ever Red & White Series. The Series begins on May 1 through May 4, and will include conference-style career workshops, high-profile guest speakers, networking events, and community engagement. It also features a cocktail reception, lunch, and a brunch.
By McGill Reporter Staff
An even dozen McGill alumni populate both sides of the National Assembly following this spring’s provincial election. As in the House of Commons in Ottawa, McGillians can be found both in government and opposition, in considerable numbers.
Many parents worry their kids will quickly outpace them when it comes to using digital technologies. How do we guide their use of Internet tools and keep them safe when they know so much more than we do? Educational consultant Alissa Sklar, Ph.D., offers parents the general guidelines and basic skills they need in a two-hour crash course on social media Tuesday, April 29 (7 p.m. – 9 p.m.) at the McGill Faculty Club. Ideal for parents of kids in kindergarten through 7th grade.
The public is invited to take part in the Goodman Cancer Research Centre’s (GCRC) upcoming public forum on Gastrointestinal Cancer: Prevention, Risk Factors and Treatment. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, April 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building (1200 Pine Ave.) in the Martin Theatre, 6th floor. Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers are a collection of diseases that affect the digestive system (esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach and bowel).
Looking for a great way to accent your yard? Take advantage of the annual tree and shrub sale to visit the Arboretum nursery and browse through the vast selection of ornamental plants, including trees and shrubs, as well as potted perennials and annuals. The nursery will be open exclusively to Arboretum members and the McGill community Friday and Saturday, April 25 – 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet at the corner of Sainte-Marie and Des Pins streets. All proceeds support Arboretum activities.
Power has been restored to all McGill buildings affected by this morning’s power failure that Hydro-Québec said was caused by a fire in an underground structure.
There were no reports of problems with exams being written this morning.
This is our last update on the story.
The following is a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier: