Please RSVP* to rethink [at] mcgill [dot] ca by Friday, March 22, 2013.
The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow toward sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.
The deadline for submissions will be February 27 2013
The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards will be held in 2013 to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill University. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way towards integrating sustainability into McGill’s operations, curriculum, and culture.
Hosts: McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) and Arts Undergraduate Society of McGill University (AUS)
Callout for participation
In a collaborative and multidisciplinary attempt to pull together Montreal-based research, we are organizing a working group that is critically approaching food systems, security and sustainability at different levels: institutions, Montreal and its peri-urban and rural surroundings, as well as the broader ‘Global South,’ which is facing immediate issues of food crisis.
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition
Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.
Don't miss a great lecture with Dr. Alan C. Logan, the naturopathic doctor and well-published scientific author, who co-wrote with physician Dr. Eva Selhub, the new book Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality. Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions; and viewing and walking in nature have been associated with heightened physical and mental energy.
This Cutting Edge lecture is presented by Anthony Ricciardi (Redpath Museum and McGill School of Environment)
Cancellation notice: next session of sustainabilityXchange October 30
Please be advised that the next session of the sustainabilityXchange originally scheduled October 30 has been cancelled.
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