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After the Games: 100 Days in Asia (Exhibition)

Tue, 2014-09-09 (All day) - Fri, 2014-09-19 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

An exhibition by Grace Lin of her John Bland Scholarship trip.  Photographs, sketches, paintings and videos.  Focuses on the industrialized cities of China, especially the buildings and infrastructure associated with the 2008 Olympics and the 2010 international expo.  Monday to Friday, 9:oo a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vernissage: Tuesday 9 September at 6:00 p.m.

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Future Earth coming to Montreal

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:42

McGill’s role in global secretariat could open opportunities for researchers

Published on Aug 11, 2014 | McGill Reporter

Written by: Chris Chipello

Montreal will soon become one of five global hubs for Future Earth, a 10-year international research program stemming from the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.

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McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:33

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Montreal/ID/2487230329/

CBC News - August 11, 2014

McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

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Yoonchun Jung: PhD oral exam (Oct. 3)

Fri, 2014-10-03 14:30
Macdonald Harrington Building : 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

PhD oral examination of Yoonchun Jung: "Inventing the identity of modern Korean architecture during the colonial era, 1904-1929."

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Rafico Ruiz: PhD oral exam (Sept. 29)

Mon, 2014-09-29 14:30
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 102, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

PhD oral examination of Rafico Ruiz: "Sites of Communication: The Grenfell Mission of Newfoundland and Labrador."

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Amale Andraos named dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:41

Amale Andraos (BArch 1996) has been named dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). Principal (with Dan Wood) of New York-based architecture firm WORKac, Andraos is currently on faculty at GSAPP, and she has also taught at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and the American University in Beirut.

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Ehsan Daneshyar: PhD oral exam (Oct. 2)

Thu, 2014-10-02 10:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 101, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

PhD oral examination of Ehsan Daneshyar: "Material Culture, Artificat System, Rituals, and Symbolic Meanings in the Vernacular Architecture of Masulih, Iran."

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The Peoples Climate Tour - Montréal

Wed, 2014-09-03 19:00 - 22:00
Price: free, but limited amount available

In the lead up to what is being called the largest climate march in history, the Peoples Climate March in New York City, come join the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU)Concordia Student Union | CSU | csu.qc.ca

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City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots

Published on July 30, 2014 | Environmental Research Web

For example, in York, UK, an "edible map" reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.

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Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.

Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News

by: Willy Blackmore

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