The 2015 Marguerite Bourgeoys Lecture on Education, “Making Meaning Visible: Catholic Education, the Human Person, and Contemporary Culture,” will be given by John Haldane on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 5:30 (5:00 welcome with mulled wine) at the Newman Centre of McGill, 3484 Peel St. The lecture will discuss what it means to be human, the role and importance of beauty in education, and the relationship of freedom to authority.
Join the McGill Young Alumni on Jan. 21 for a networking cocktail featuring Gloria Roheim McRae, BA’06, a young entrepreneur, best-selling author and McGill alumna. Having ventured through 21 different jobs before her 30th birthday, Gloria has learned a thing or two about the modern world of work. She will share what she learned about herself and her vocation and how to make the most of project-based work, social media savvy and entrepreneurial spirit to succeed. Jan. 21, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. At Decca77 (1077 Drummond Street).
Bob Masterson is the V.P. Responsible Care with the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada. Developed in Canada in 1985, at a time the chemistry industry’s social license to operate was in serious question, Responsible Care is now practiced in 62 countries around the world. This lecture will focus on chemical risks, sustainable chemistry and the positive impacts that can be made through the chemical industry. Wednesday, Jan. 21; 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.; Bronfman Building, Room 001.
The Office of Sponsored Research is presenting an information session regarding the internship programs sponsored by Mitacs on Monday, Feb. 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the James Administration Building, Room 302. Another session at the Macdonald Campus will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Macdonald-Stewart Building, Faculty Lounge, Room MS2-022. This session will provide potential applicants with useful information on strategies for developing successful internship applications. RSVP is required to attend.
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.
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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.