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.

Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h)

Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable.

Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.

Classified as: food, CBC, land
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Published on: 7 Sep 2013

The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes’ showers and McGill University imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund.

Published July 23, 2013 | Environmental Leader

Classified as: food, SP0074, land
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Published on: 7 Sep 2013

Published on August 15, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Chris Hanna

Classified as: operations, social justice
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Published on: 6 Sep 2013

Published on July 19, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Monique Beaudin

Classified as: community, land
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Published on: 6 Sep 2013

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

Classified as: energy, operations
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Published on: 28 Aug 2013

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.

Published on August 27, 2013 | Global News
Written by Josh Panton

Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

Classified as: community, food, land, SP0099
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Published on: 28 Aug 2013

Published in FastCoExist

"Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses.

Classified as: food, operations, land, crickets
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Published on: 15 Aug 2013

Written by Christina Reinwald
Published by August 15, 2013 | Boston Globe

"The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.

Classified as: community, food, water, operations, Hult Prize, land
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Published on: 15 Aug 2013

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply

"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

Classified as: community, energy, materials, social justice, land
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Published on: 12 Aug 2013

Written by Benjamin Shingler
Published on August 12, 2013 | Canadian Press

Classified as: community, operations, land
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Published on: 12 Aug 2013
Aired on July 23, 2013 | CBC News
Classified as: community, energy, food, land, SP0099
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Published on: 25 Jul 2013

Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times

"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.

Classified as: community, SPF, operations, Administration and Governance, SP0057, SP0074, SP0076
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Published on: 25 Jul 2013

Subhasis Ghoshal, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor, is the newly appointed Director of the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). A William Dawson Scholar and respected authority on the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous and soil environments, Professor Ghoshal joined McGill after completing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Classified as: engineering, Sustainability
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Published on: 24 Jul 2013

Edited by Agence Science-Presse
Published on July 17, 2013 | D'Autray l'action

Classified as: community, operations
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Published on: 22 Jul 2013

Written by Corinne Ton That
Published on July 17, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette

"The santropol roulant collective creates a new colony in one of its hives as part of a downtown beekeeping project. Simon Chauvette and Bree Akesson make their way to the rooftop of McGill University's engineering building with a tiny queen in hand.

Classified as: community, operations
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Published on: 22 Jul 2013

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