Planning to eat healthier in 2015? Join the McGill Farmers’ Market’s CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program and eat healthy, locally and sustainably at the same time! Sign up for the CSA to pick up a basket of local, organic produce right on campus. Opt for the fall and/or summer session and a full or half-size basket, and don’t wait — we sell out every year. Learn more and sign up on the blog.
There are still spots left for the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) course taught by Security Services on Feb. 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 16:30 p.m. at Mac Campus. The goal of NVCI is to equip staff with the tools to respond effectively to the signs that someone is about to lose control and to help deescalate these situations. Register here.
Chers étudiants, professeurs et membres du personnel en provenance de France,
À la suite de ces derniers jours, qui resteront à jamais marqués dans nos mémoires comme tragiques et sombres, je voudrais vous exprimer toute ma solidarité et celle de l’ensemble de la communauté mcgilloise.
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On Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 5:30 p.m., in the MacDonald Harrington Building, room G-10, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program and the McGill chapter of National Society of Black Engineers, will screen the documentary film William and the Windmill.
The Ingram School of Nursing and the McGill Nurses for Global Health will host a public lecture given by Kaci Hickox, MSN, MPH, RN. Having returned from work with Médecins sans frontières in Sierra Leone, Kaci challenged the mandatory quarantine of health care workers in Maine with the judge ruling in her favour; she has also challenged the label “Ebola Nurse.” The lecture, open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 15, in Room 504 of the McIntyre Medical Building (3655 promenade Sir William Osler).
The development and adoption of energy- and resource-efficient technologies is critical for improving the sustainability of society while ensuring continued economic progress. Rigorous, prospective assessment of the life-cycle environmental and economic implications of such technologies can inform decisions on RD&D investments, policy incentives, technology standards, and initial target markets, all of which can help accelerate clean technology deployment. This presentation by Dr.
The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health continues its Seminar series with a free talk that is open to the general public, on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. in Room 1030 of the H.M. Wong building (3610 University). The University of Ottawa’s Dr. Michelle Fortier, physical activity psychology scientist and professor with the School of Human Kinetics, will deliver a presentation entitled “Outcomes and Real World Impacts of the Physical Activity Counselling (PAC) Trial”.
Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) offers one-on-one consultations and custom group workshops on using myCourses, clickers, active learning classrooms, and classroom A/V technology. Click here to request a consultation or workshop. If you have any questions, please contact tls [at] mcgill [dot] ca.