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Matthieu Quiviger inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Five athletes, including Architecture alumnus Matthieu Quiviger, were inducted into to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The induction ceremony was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and was one of the opening events of  Homecoming Week celebrations.

Published: 22Oct2014

Sustainability F̶R̶I̶D̶A̶Y̶ Thursday!: October 2014 Edition

Faculty Club Billards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

What better way to spend the last Thursday afternoon of the month than chatting about sustainability with your colleagues? Come share a drink, a snack and a conversation with McGill community members at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester! This month we will feature ways to get involved with sustainability initiatives happening on campus or start one of your own.

Theme: Applied Student Research

Exhibition of Radoslav Zuk’s design work in Lviv

An exhibition of Emeritus Professor Radoslav Zuk’s design work, entitled “Place, People, Time and Architecture,” was held at the Lviv Polytechnic National University, from September 29 to October 10, 2014, under the auspices of its Institute of Architecture.  The accompanying photo was taken at the formal opening of the exhibition; from left to right: Oleksandr Yarema  (Vice-president of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine), Prof. Bohdan Tscherkes (Director of the Institute of Architecture), Prof.

Published: 21Oct2014

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

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

Published: 21Oct2014

Sketching School 2014: Exhibition

Macdonald Harrington Building Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

An exhibition of student work from Sketching School 2014 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (Profs. David Covo & Robert Mellin).  Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Vernissage: Wednesday 22 October at 5:00 p.m.

Open Forums on McGill’s Financial Situation


Open Forums hosted by McGill’s Provost, Professor Anthony C. Masi, for students, faculty and staff on McGill’s financial situation will take place on Monday, October 27 at the following times and locations.

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

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

Published: 17Oct2014

Information Session on Future Earth Secretariat [Second Edition]

Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1, CA


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.


Experts discuss life in outer space

Spanning two days, the Annual Trottier Public Science Symposium “Are We Alone?” took the audience to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Focusing on the origin of life in our solar system, the series explored the where and how of alien life.

Published: 17Oct2014

University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework

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."

Published: 11Oct2014