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Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

By: Sarah Rogers

Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.

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Published: 11 Jan 2015

270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

Le Devoir | le 10 décembre 2014

par: Alexandre Shields

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

The climate is changing, and so are Arctic berries

Nunatsiaq Online | Dec. 10, 2014

By: Sarah Rogers

McGill University Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

Bhatt wins national prize for urban living ideas

McGill Reporter| Nov. 28, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform

Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015

BY: Rene Bruemmer

The Canadian committee of economists headed by McGill University economics professor Chris Ragan, are looking at ways Canada can follow the lead of other countries and start taxing pollution instead of jobs and profits, without hurting taxpayers or Canadian firms’ ability to compete internationally.

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Published: 30 Nov 2014

The McGill Space Race

The McGill Tribune | Nov. 26, 2014

By: Remi Lu

Alan Chen didn’t know it at the time, but one afternoon three years ago in Lev Bukhman marked the start of a multi-year project that would reduce the gap between students and administration, and re-envision the entirety of McGill’s downtown campus.

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Published: 27 Nov 2014

Opinion: What it means to be an 'Aboriginal student' today

Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Stephanie Willsey

First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.

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Published: 23 Nov 2014

McGill to study shared-space model for cycling

McGill Reporter | October 14, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

McGill will conduct research on the concept of adopting a shared-space model that could pave the way to allow cycling on the downtown campus under certain conditions, after the senior administration accepted the recommendations put forward by a Working Group tasked with addressing the question of cycling on campus.

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Published: 26 Oct 2014

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

The McGill Tribune | Oct. 21, 2014

By: Victor Tang

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Published: 21 Oct 2014

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

LaNouvelle.net | October 17, 2014

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

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Published: 17 Oct 2014

University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework

Montreal Families.ca | October 2014

by: Kamila Hinkson

The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils.

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Published: 11 Oct 2014

550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day

McGill Reporter | Oct. 9, 2014

by: Neale McDevitt

On Oct. 2, Marie-Gil Fabris, a 2nd-year Management student, played hooky from school, but instead of sleeping in, going to a movie or just hanging out with friends, Fabris rolled up her sleeves in the kitchen of the Benedict Labre House, a resource centre for homeless people. 

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Published: 11 Oct 2014

Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships

The McGill Daily | Oct.6, 2014

by: Jill Bachelder

From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.

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Published: 11 Oct 2014

McGill Spaces Project: Kicking out the cars

PARK(ing) Day turns Montreal parking lots into creative spaces

The McGill Daily | Sept 29, 2014

by: Siobbhan O'Connell

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Published: 2 Oct 2014

World-renowned green chemist joining McGill

McGill Newsroom | September 29, 2014

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.

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Published: 30 Sep 2014

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