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Aboriginal students, staff at McGill University call for more recognition

CBC News | April 23, 2015

Monument recognizing campus was built on aboriginal territory often goes unnoticed

Some students and staff at McGill University say the school isn't doing enough to include aboriginal people.

The university only has one monument, Hochelaga Rock, to acknowledge that the campus was built on the site of an old Iroquois village and likely visited by Jacques Cartier in the 1500s.

But the rock marking this history goes largely unnoticed. 

Published: 25Apr2015

Une carte pour choisir la route la moins polluée

Journal Metro | le 23 avril 2015

par: Mathias Marchal

Grâce aux travaux de chercheurs de l’Université McGill, les cyclistes montréalais ont désormais accès à une carte intelligente qui leur indique la route la moins polluée pour se rendre d’un point A à un point B. Entrevue avec Guillaume Bareau qui a participé à l’aspect technique des travaux de la chercheuse Marianne Hatzopoulou.

Published: 24Apr2015

McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change

Montreal Gazette | April 22, 2015

by: Jeffrey Wells

We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. The governments of Ontario and Quebec, in particular, are advancing, with courage and integrity, solid policies that address the problem of industrial carbon pollution. We applaud them for these efforts.

Published: 24Apr2015

Trottier Symposium

28Sep201521:30
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29Sep201521:30

This year's theme will be "Trusting Science: Do You?" and our speakers will be Drs. Kevin Folta, Geoffrey Kabat, and Paul Offit.

More details to come…

Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Ottawa)

19May201517:30
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Join us in Ottawa as for a night of science and entertainment, and a very special book launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Montreal)

12May201517:30

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

Science Rendezvous / 24 Heures de Science

9May201510:00
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14:00

McGill University is opening its doors for a day of Science! Join us for Quebec's 24 heures de science, a full-day devoted to science and technology!

Mechanical Engineering Colloquium: Dr Ben Evans

4Jun201514:00
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15:00
Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA

Dr Ben Evans from the College of Engineering at Swansea University will present a talk entitled

Education for Syria: Exhibition

20May2015
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5Jun2015
Macdonald Harrington Building Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

"Education for Syria: Architectural Investigations in response to the Humanitarian Crisis."  Student projects from the U2 studio section of Prof. Ipek Türeli.

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