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Last Sustainability Friday of the Year!

Fri, 2014-03-28 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

What better way to spend the last Friday afternoon of the month than chatting about sustainability with your colleagues? Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill community members!

Sustainability Fridays are coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. Invite your friends to join you at the Faculty Club on Friday, March 28th, 4-6 pm for some warmth, camaraderie, and big ideas.

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Disability Awareness Week 2014

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Wed, 2014-05-28 (All day)
McGill's third Disability Awareness Week will be held March 24th to 28th 2014. 

The OSD, and the MyAccess suite of services it offers, promote awareness and implementation of Universal Design (UD) as a sustainable and socially just model to address Disability issues and widen access to learning.

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Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

Wed, 2014-03-19 00:54

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

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Sustainability Friday, with Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)

Fri, 2014-02-28 16:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Please join us for a drink and a snack at Sustainability Friday, February 28, 4-6pm in the Faculty Club where we will share a toast to two new undergraduate programs in sustainability recently approved at McGill!
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The Greening of Canadian campuses

Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life
Sun, 2013-07-21 11:33

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The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards Gala: A Community Sustainability Celebration

Wed, 2013-04-03 18:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: FREE

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.

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Vision 2020 – Making It Real

Mon, 2013-02-25 13:00 - 16:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: FREE


Event: Monday, February 25th, 1-4pm, Thomson House Ballroom

Come hear some of the great sustainability action ideas that your fellow students, faculty and staff have been carrying around in their back pockets—and submit some of your own! 

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