McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.


Black Grad 2024 group picture

Pride and joy on display at Black Grad Gala

May 1 was a day of celebration for members of the Black Students’ Network, who honoured approximately 50 of McGill’s newest Black graduates with a ceremony attended by faculty, alumni, and loved ones. Hosted by Antoine-Samuel Mauffette Alavo, Black Student Affairs Liaison, the event honored Black graduating students from all faculties and levels.

McGill visiting fellows-in-residence on Black life and history

Provostial Visiting Fellowship-in-Residence on Black Life and History

The Provostial Visiting Fellowship-in-Residence on Black Life and History is an initiative established by McGill's Action Plan to Address Anti-Black Racism. It welcomes to McGill each year a leading Black scholar whose research focuses on Black life and the Black experience, whether historically or...

Prof. Rinaldo Walcott picture in color

Black History Month 2023

McGill was thrilled to welcome Prof. Rinaldo Walcott this year. Rinaldo Walcott is a Professor and Chair of Africana and American Studies and the Carl V. Granger Chair in Africana and American Studies at the University of Buffalo (SUNY). 


A celebration of Black Student Excellence

Students, professors, family members and friends gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of Black students graduating from McGill this year at the annual Black Grad event at the Omni Hotel on April 30.

Antoine-Samuel Mauffette Alalavo

Meet Antoine-Samuel Mauffette Alavo

Mauffette Alavo’s mandate is to ensure that McGill’s Black students are supported and that their concerns and needs are communicated with McGill’s senior leadership in a timely and effective manner that is centred on their success and wellness.

Dr. James Jones

Dr. James Jones delivers Black History Month keynote address

In his keynote address at the Opening Ceremony for Black History Month on February 1, Dr. James Jones spoke eloquently about the foundational significance of slavery in the United States.

Recent news

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.

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