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Sustainability Projects Fund passes by landslide

By McGill Reporter staff A student referendum on the proposed Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) passed resoundingly last week, with 79 per cent of voters downtown voting to adopt the fund. Some 5,300 students voted, the second-highest total in SSMU history. As reported in the Nov. 5 edition of the McGill Reporter, the SPF would see the administration [...]

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Published on : 19 Nov 2009

McGill Farmers’ Market

An annual Fall event on McGills downtown campus, the Farmers Market provides students, employees, and neighborhood residents the opportunity to buy fresh, healthy, organic and local food directly from the farmers who produce it, and to engage with community and student groups working on personal, community, and ecological food sustainability initiatives.   Developed out of the [...]

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Published on : 15 Sep 2009

A leafy legacy - The trees of McGill University

New publication about the more than fifty kinds of trees that grace McGill's downtown campus. Authored by Bronwyn Chester, the publication features two self-guided walking tours in booklet form. 7$, available at the Redpath Museum or the McGill Bookstore.

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Published on : 28 Jul 2009

Open House 2009

Open House is moving to the Fall Starting this autumn, our annual Open House will take place in November. We look forward to welcoming prospective students, their families and friends on Sunday, November 8, 2009. Check for updates on our Open House website (see below)...

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Published on : 12 May 2009

McGill named one of nation’s greenest employers

By McGill Reporter Staff While red may be the official colour of McGill, it would seem that we have an increasing penchant for green as well. McGill’s strong commitment to campus sustainability was recognized earlier today with the announcement that the University has been selected to the annual list of Canadas Greenest Employers, as chosen by the [...

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Published on : 16 Apr 2009

What Darwin Didn't Know-- on the web

What Darwin Didn't Know, a presentation held at the Redpath Museum in honour of Darwin's bicentennary, was recorded live and archived on the World Wide Web. You can watch the presentation via the archive at: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=200902123549 Moderated by David Green, the Director of the Museum, the speakers included four evolutionary biologists from McGill.

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Published on : 28 Feb 2009

Welcome Sara -- McGill's oldest teenager

Sara is a Triceratopsian dinosaur that lived in Eastend, southern Saskatchewan, just over 65 million years ago. She was probably a teenager when she died but if she had lived to adulthood she would have weighed 10 tonnes. Excavated by the McGill vertebrate paleontology field course led by Dr. Hans Larsson, and then reconstructed in the Redpath Museum, Sara's skull measures close to 5 metres.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2009

McGill Experts: Bouchard-Taylor report released today

The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society that examined the issue of reasonable accommodation of immigrants within Quebec submitted its final report to the Quebec government on Monday.

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Published on : 21 May 2008

All the expertise, none of the homework

McGill’s newest mini-lectures offer public crash course in psychology, education, and parenting

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Published on : 10 Apr 2008

Exploring the hopes and challenges of women in the developing world

Leading voices to tackle crucial global issues at McGill for Women & Development Symposium

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Published on : 10 Apr 2008

Entre Nous with Sylvia Franke, Chief Information Officer: Old school excellence delivered by new school technology

She went from Toronto bike courier to lawyer to McGill's Chief Information Officer. She's Sylvia Franke and she has a high-tech story to tell.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008

McGill Web Gems: McGill web primer

The ABCs of McGill's essential web resources.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

Interactive kiosk unveiled

The folks at Engineering go space age thanks to an interactive kiosk developed by the good folks at the Centre for Intelligent Machines.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2007

University holiday closing

McGill University administrative offices, library and bookstore will be closed for the holidays from December 23, 2006, to January 2, 2007, inclusive.

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Published on : 22 Dec 2006

Friendlier, fresher and better than ever

Has it really been four years since we last redesigned our website? Indeed it has. And just because you, loyal reader, like to read stuff on the web, the Web Service Group thought it high time for a little sprucing up.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006