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Consent Week Events

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:03 - Fri, 2014-10-24 12:03
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G4

McGill is launching its first #ConsentMcGill Campaign from October 20 to 24, 2014 at the downtown campus and from October 22-24 at Macdonald campus!

#ConsentMcGill is an educational campaign to increase campus understanding of consent, as it applies to sexual activity and to our day-to-day lives.

Developed in collaboration with students, faculty and staff, #ConsentMcGill will discuss the three main aspects of consent: Asking, Listening and Respecting one another.

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McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:00

On Oct. 16, McGill University launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the McGill community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon.

Oct. 21, 2014 | The McGill Tribune

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Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

Fri, 2014-10-17 14:48

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

October 17, 2014 | LaNouvelle.net

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

Looking for participants

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Information Session on Future Earth Secretariat [Second Edition]

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:00 - 15:30
Stewart Biology Building : Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

 

This spring Montreal received the thrilling news that our city will host one of the five global hubs of the new Secretariat of the Future Earth. McGill University collaborated with Montreal-based colleagues across sectors and international climate change leaders to develop this innovative governance structure.

 

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University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework

Sat, 2014-10-11 22:04

The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils

October 2014  | Montreal Families.ca

by: Kamila Hinkson

Ask university students about what they develop while doing homework, and they will likely respond with "a headache."

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UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:40

A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.

This report says acidification is changing and will dramatically change the ocean ecosystem in years ahead.

Alfonso Mucci is a professor of geochemistry and oceanography in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

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550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day

Sat, 2014-10-11 21:46

Oct. 9, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt

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Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships

Sat, 2014-10-11 21:25

Last Thursday was the third annual Community Engagement Day (CED), organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education office (SEDE). 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.

Oct.6, 2014 | The McGill Daily

by: Jill Bachelder

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Faculty/EUS Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity in Engineering

Thu, 2014-10-09 18:00 - 21:00
University Centre : Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

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?

Please join us for an Faculty/EUS-hosted Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity in Engineering on October 9th from 6pm-9pm in the SSMU Ballroom.

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Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy Launch

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:00 - 16:00
On Thursday, October 16th, 12:00-4:00pm, McGill will celebrate the launch of the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy!

 

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