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DISE's Rachel Zellars pens opinion piece: "Place Renaming Risks Continued Erasure of Black Quebeckers"

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars, who has spearheaded a recent petition asking the Quebec Toponymy Commission to review 11 place names deemed pejorative, has written an opinion piece for Canadian bilingual independent news outlet Ricochet.

Published on : 19 Oct 2015

"Social change has never been neat," DISE's Dr. Choudry tells University Affairs

"Social change has never been neat," said Dr. Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a recent University Affairs article about student activism. "It's not always pretty," argues the article by Diane Peters, "but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental." 

Published on : 19 Oct 2015

Dr. Choudry on his new publication, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements

To mark the publication this week of Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press), the author, Aziz Choudry, provides the following background, as well as thoughts on how the book might be used in the undergraduate or graduate classroom. The book launches this Wednesday in Montreal at the Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne Ave., Suite 110, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Published on : 29 Sep 2015

Harvesting water out of thin air

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

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Published on : 22 May 2014

Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography. Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Student-Run Café opens for business

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal. Published January 14 2014 | McGill TribuneWritten by Catherine-Laure Juste Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

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Published on : 17 Jan 2014

New research establishes link between CSR and financial performance

A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance. Published January 07 2014 | Angel News

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Published on : 13 Jan 2014

The campus divestment movement against fossil fuels

A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry. Published on December 19 2013 | CBC Day 6

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Published on : 13 Jan 2014

Change From Within

Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors. Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and BearWritten by Alvin Chauhan

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Published on : 14 Nov 2013

Universities that teach you to change the world

Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus. Published October 22 2013 | Globe and MailWritten by Jennifer Lewington

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Published on : 24 Oct 2013

McGill Students Host Mental Health Conference

As university students prepare for midterm exams, a group of McGill students hosted a conference Saturday, aimed at promoting a better understanding of mental health. Published October 05 2013 | Global NewsReported by Sarah Volstad

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Published on : 09 Oct 2013

Gentrification is not grand

‘Neutral’ journalism and the working class neighbourhood. Published on September 30 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Aaron Vansintjan

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Published on : 07 Oct 2013

Quand L'Éducation S'Adapte

L'Université McGill propose une nouvelle méthode dans l'intégration des étudiants avec un handicap. Published September 30 2013 | Radio Canada

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

Accessibility is not Universal

How McGill perpetuates ableism. Published on September 23 | McGill DailyWritten by Ralph Haddad

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Published on : 25 Sep 2013

Disabled Strive for Open Doors to Accessibility

Published on August 15, 2013 | GazetteWritten by Chris Hanna

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Published on : 06 Sep 2013