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550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day

McGill Reporter | Oct. 9, 2014

by: Neale McDevitt

On Oct. 2, Marie-Gil Fabris, a 2nd-year Management student, played hooky from school, but instead of sleeping in, going to a movie or just hanging out with friends, Fabris rolled up her sleeves in the kitchen of the Benedict Labre House, a resource centre for homeless people. 

Published: 11Oct2014

Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships

The McGill Daily | Oct.6, 2014

by: Jill Bachelder

From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.

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Published: 11Oct2014

Faculty/EUS Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity in Engineering

University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

Do you want to discuss how to support students in Engineering?

Did you know that radical microaggressions actually have an impact on people's cognitive abilities?

Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy Launch

On Thursday, October 16th, 12:00-4:00pm, McGill will celebrate the launch of the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy!


McGill Spaces Project: Kicking out the cars

PARK(ing) Day turns Montreal parking lots into creative spaces

The McGill Daily | Sept 29, 2014

by: Siobbhan O'Connell

This year’s PARK(ing) Day took place on September 19, kicking over 200 cars out of their regular spots. Taking their place were arcade games, libraries, fruit stands, barbecues, musical acts, drum sets, and a variety of other interactive installations and activities.

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Published: 2Oct2014

World-renowned green chemist joining McGill

McGill Newsroom | September 29, 2014

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.

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Published: 30Sep2014

netMTL to compete in the Solar Decathalon in 2016

Voirvert.ca | Sept 2014

netMTL, a join venture between students at McGill and Concordia Universities is taking on the goal of competing in the all-solar solar decathalon race, Solar Decathalon Europe, in 2016 in Versailles, France.

Read the full story here. (French only)

Published: 30Sep2014

McGill Professor Anthony Ricciardi on Plastic Microbeads in the St Lawrence River

CBC News | Sept. 26, 2014

Plastic microbeads polluting St. Lawrence River, McGill researchers find.

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Published: 30Sep2014

McGill Grad Student Suncica Avlijas on Plastic microbeads in the St Lawrence River

Washington Post | Sept. 29, 2014

by: Rachel Feltman

Plastic microbeads from face wash are polluting river sediment; Tiny balls of plastic from cosmetic products are showing up in river sediment for the first time, mixing with the rocks and dirt that line the bed of the Saint Lawrence River.

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Published: 30Sep2014

ECOLE Launch Party!

University 3559 3559 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B1, CA