Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.
The Institute for Health and Social Policy is now recruiting students for its Fall 2014 Student Programs. Open to both graduate and undergraduate students, the IHSP Internship program is a 14 week on-campus work experience opportunity that includes training in translating research into policy. The Research Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity for outstanding graduate students whose current or proposed dissertation topics are interdisciplinary and connected to understanding how social conditions impact population health and welfare. Awards are offered for both programs.
Composting on campus: a big project in the works. After finishing the last bite of an apple, it’s almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then?
Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar
Consider it a cram session for change.
Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.