The administrative building at 3465 Durocher St. will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11, while work will continue for several days, or perhaps even weeks, to restore water to the building.
On Thursday, March 12, at 6 p.m. in the Rare Books & Special Collections (McLennan Library Building – 4th floor), join McGill University Library & Archives and the Friends of the Library for this special talk featuring internationally acclaimed anthologist, essayist, author and scholar, Alberto Manguel.
Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (RIR), cordially invites faculty and staff to attend Bravo, McGill’s annual celebration of excellence in research and scholarship. Please join us on March 12, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m at the Omni Hotel (1050 Sherbrooke west) as we honour winners of major prizes and awards during a gala reception with family, colleagues, students, partners and supporters. RSVP here.
Check out McGill’s new Annual Report, which celebrates the University’s accomplishments, milestones and highlights from 2013-14. Read the Report online.
From March 2 to March 31, the Bookstore will have its largest sale ever. Save 50–80 per cent off select items in clothing, insignia, stationery, academic reference and general reading books departments. The Computer Store will have deals so good that we aren’t allowed to advertise them. To find out more about the sale or to see the Moving Sale’s Treasure of the Day, follow the Facebook page. Swing by the store and help us lighten the load.
The 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge is 6 weeks of motivation to improve one’s lifestyle. From March 1 to April 11, join thousands of Quebecers in taking up the Health Challenge – 6 weeks of motivation to eat better, get active and increase your wellness. Participants get free support (including an exclusive web app), the chance to win prizes, and so much more. Register by March 1.
What are myths and misconceptions about sexual assault? Join us for this workshop and gain a better understanding of how these misconceptions can hinder our ability to provide support to people affected by sexual violence. During this interactive workshop, participants will become familiar with the extent of the problem of sexual assault in the community. They will also have the opportunity to examine the different impacts sexual violence can have on an individual. March 9, 2 p.m.
Instructors can add up to three questions to their Mercury end-of-course evaluations. Click here to submit your questions by Tuesday, March 10. Recommended questions are available here. If you have any questions or feedback about the new webform, please contact mercury [dot] info [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
The Schulich School of Music will take part in the Montréal en Lumière festival and concert series for the first time. This yearly festival gives over one million festivalgoers the chance to experience a multitude of activities combining performing arts, gastronomy, outdoor activities and more. Four concerts of various genres of music, including jazz, classical and contemporary, will be presented at the School of Music from Feb. 19 to 26. Events include:
From Feb. 25 to Apr. 15, McGill will present “To Infinity and Beyond: From neutron stars to neuroengineering,” a unique seven-week public lecture series about how our scientists learn about space and explore new research in neuroengineering.
The lectures will take place Wednesday evenings, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with lectures beginning at 6:30 p.m. All lectures will be held in Room 151, Bronfman Building (1001 Sherbrooke Street West). Admission: Adults: $114.97. Students and seniors: $68.98. (Includes all taxes).