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Information Session: BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability

Tue, 2015-02-24 16:30 - 17:30

Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? If so, please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.     

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McGill hosts annual Fair Trade Conference

Mon, 2015-01-26 17:47

McGill Reporter | Jan. 22, 2015

By: Galitt Araf

The three-day event brought together leaders from across the country committed to the advancement of Fair Trade, both on a small scale and globally. 

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Reimagining housing for the poor and cities without cars

Mon, 2015-01-26 17:42

The Vancouver Sun | Jan. 25, 2015

By: Daphne Bramham

McGill architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.

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An Aeroponic Greenhouse and Anaerobic Digester: Linking sustainability with research and education on Clarkson University’s campus

Mon, 2015-02-23 18:00 - 19:30
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 212, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Price: Free

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Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Communicating your research on video"!

Fri, 2015-01-30 11:00 - 13:00
Thomson House : Room 404, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund. Our main goal is to give visibility to McGill researchers (profs, graduate students and postdocs) working on positive contributions to sustainability. To do that, we help them create videos and we offer a series of brown bag lunches in science communication and outreach.

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MSE Annual Environment Public Lecture

Tue, 2015-02-17 18:00 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, Bronfman Building, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

McGill School of Environment is pleased to welcome

Andrew Revkin

Charting a 'Good' Path in a Turbulent Age

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

6:00pm

Bronfman Building, Room 151

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ECOLE sustainable housing project gains Independent Student Group status

Fri, 2015-01-16 15:38

Jan. 13, 2015 | The McGill Tribune

by: Ashley Kong

Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE), a sustainability initiative, gained Independent Student Group (ISG) status on Dec. 4 during the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council meeting. 

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L'habitat des ours polaires en danger [lien français]

Fri, 2015-01-16 15:32

le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada

Une étude suggère que les menaces aux habitats glacés des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui était prévu jusqu'à maintenant.

 

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Sustainability Friday: Spotlight on Social Sustainability!

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : Billiards Room, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

It’s that time of month again! The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have a snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester.

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Leading the charge toward sustainability

Fri, 2015-01-16 02:22

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.

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