This November, the SSMU EnviroComm presents to you the McGill CHOPPED Challenge!
Sign up your groups of three students and compete against each other to produce a FABULOUS dish from a mystery basket of Sustainable Seasonal products. The catch….ALL the ingredients have to be USED!
The dish will be judged by an expert panel (who will be announced later) on it’s creativity, presentation and taste with a 30 min period allocated to planning the dish, and an hour to execute it
The Dobson Centre is organizing the first Thinkathon of 2014 to get developers, designers, and non-technicals solving an issue concerning the city of Montreal.
This daylong event is focused on identifying and creating solutions to major issues in Montreal including:
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our Indigenous Studies undergraduate program.
On Wednesday, December 10, please join them for our opening ceremony, speeches, and celebration.
The launch begins at 5 p.m. at the McGill Faculty Club, following the 2014 Fulbright Lecture by Margaret P. Moss, "Counting on Care - Canada’s Challenge in Tracking and reporting Aboriginal People’s Health Care and Status".
A reception will follow.
Please RSVP to: misc [dot] iecm [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Creating your academic personal website"!
Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund. Our main goal is to give visibility to McGill researchers (profs, graduate students, postdocs) working on positive contributions to sustainability. To do that, we help researchers create videos and we offer a series of brown bag lunches in science communication and outreach.
Love local food, art, music, and wonderful people?
Come chill with all of the above & start your holiday shopping by supporting your local economy!
The Market Cooperative's Holiday Bonanza is just around the corner, on Wednesday, November 19th!! Featuring over 50 vendors and live musicians, including many of our past favourites and new ones!
The Market will be open from 11-6 pm in the SSMU Ballroom.
Since 2010, Catalytic Communities’ Executive Director, Theresa Williamson, Ph.D., has given lectures at universities across the United States on a range of topics related to favelas and issues of urban development in Rio de Janeiro. This is one of the ways that she disseminate information, support research efforts and build awareness of important issues affecting Rio’s favelas.
Enjoy an evening of free snacks, tea, and coffee, while listening to talks by your favorite professors on their ongoing research or environmental issues of interest.
Speakers will include: Professors Holly Dressel, Colin Chapman, Nicolas Kosoy, and George McCourt.
The Student’s Society of McGill University, Student Housing and Hospitality Services, and Student Services would like to invite you to McGill’s first ever cross-campus Mental Health Awareness Week from November 7th-16th.
This event, co-hosted by TISED and GERAD, will touch upon how energy storage technologies embedded within the electricity supply chain may be socially acceptable, economically viable and environmentally sound. Audience members will learn about the driving and opposing forces for developing storage as part of future sustainable electric power systems.
The fossil fuel divestment movement is building. Around the world, tens of thousands of students are mobilizing to take a stand against fossil fuel industries. In Canada, there are already nearly thirty divestment campaigns on university and college campuses, from coast to coast.
From November 7th-9th we will be holding the first ever Fossil Free Canada Convergence in Montreal, Quebec.