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Edible houseplants: The tasty things you can grow indoors

Tue, 2015-03-31 16:37

Here’s a new twist to greening your office or home environment: Make it tasty too! During this noon-hour workshop on April 7, on the downtown campus, McGill Plant Science PhD Student Christie Lovat will take you on a botanical adventure to explore the many plants you can grow indoors and eat too.

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Boost your health with chair yoga

Tue, 2015-03-31 16:37

Stuck in the office? A busy work schedule is no excuse for not working out! You don’t have to leave your desk to get some exercise into your day. Join Lena Stuart on April 10 at the downtown campus or Maureen Young on April 13 at Macdonald campus and discover exercises you can do at your desk that will improve your strength and flexibility and help you stay alert – all with no equipment. For more information and to register, go to the HR Health and Wellbeing website.

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Lordy, Lordy, Pollack Hall’s 40!

Tue, 2015-03-31 16:37

Classical. Jazz. Opera. Chamber. Solo. All of these genres of music have made their home here at McGill’s Schulich School of Music on the stage of Pollack Hall.

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McGill gets new Associate Vice-Principal, Financial Services

Mon, 2015-03-30 15:37

By McGill Reporter Staff

Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance Michael Di Grappa is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Lemaire, CPA, CA, as McGill’s new Associate Vice-Principal, Financial Services. He replaces Albert Caponi who left McGill last summer for Aéroports de Montréal.

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TELUS is discontinuing Calling Card Service

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:37

Effective April 1, IT Services will no longer offer long distance calling cards. The service is being discontinued since cheaper alternatives exist, such as Skype, prepaid calling cards (purchased at convenience stores) or our Mobile Device/Cell Phone contract with Bell Mobility (log in to the Procurement website and click on Mobile Devices/Cell phones and Related Services for details).

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Catalyst Awards for Sustainability

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:37

The Office of Sustainability is proud to acknowledge those who have positively contributed to sustainability at McGill in an enduring and meaningful way. Please join us in celebrating the actions and achievements of our community at the 5th annual Catalyst Awards in the Faculty Club Ballroom on April 13. A cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the awards presentations at 6:30 p.m. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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La vie en français on campus, have your say!

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:37

McGill is building an online hub for all our French offerings and services, and we want your input. Staff are encouraged to tell us what they’d like to see featured on the upcoming ‘Vivre McGill en français’ website. One lucky participant will win an iPad mini. Click here to take the short survey.

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Five tips to reach your health goals

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:37

With spring around the corner, maybe you are looking to get back into an exercise routine. McGill’s Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health offers you five tips to reach your health goals. Dr.

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Protesters have left the James Building

Tue, 2015-03-24 09:37

A protest that blocked access to the James Administration Building  and the James Annex for two hours this morning is over. The buildings are now reopened and staff may return to their offices. This is our last update.

 

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Statement on fitness centre hours

Fri, 2015-03-20 15:37

The following statement was issued Friday, March 20, by Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Ollivier Dyens and Drew Love, Executive Director of Athletics and Recreation:

A recent request that McGill provide women-only hours in its Athletics fitness centre has prompted discussion and debate on and off campus. The University has taken some time to consider, from various points of view, what is a challenging issue.

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