Young teachers learn to reach youth through art

In the Community

Student teachers with McGill’s Faculty of Education learned about engaging youth in arts-based initiatives in local community centres through Dr. Fiona J. Benson’s hands-on special topics course EDEC 300: Art In-Community: Learning from Doing Pop-Up Art with Youth.

Save one life, save the world

In the Community

A group of McGill students who have been tutoring Syrian refugees via Skype since the fall, has now embarked upon a crowdfunding campaign to sponsor new students from refugee camps.

McGill students raise $17,000 for the homeless

In the Community

Alex Grassby must have a different definition of the word “lucky” than most people. Case in point: “We were lucky,” she says of her and her fellow McGill students who, over the course of five days last week, lived on campus, entirely outside, braving everything from rain and snow to sleet and hail. “Very lucky.”

Walking a mile in another’s shoes

In the Community

A group of McGill students will live outside without money, food or amenities in order to raise money for Montreal’s homeless people.

Reading Week with a difference

In the Community

For many McGill students, the March study break is a time for relaxing, traveling or catching up on schoolwork. But for a group of McGill students, it’s about something much bigger: engaging with the Montreal community.

University breaks Centraide record

In the Community

For the second consecutive year, the generosity of the McGill community has propelled the University’s Centraide campaign to a new all-time fundraising record.

Why Physics Matters?

In the Community

There’s a new kid on the public science lecture series block: Physics Matters. Here’s why.

Online collaboration for social change

In the Community

How three students, who have only ever met virtually, created a real-world classroom for children in a Syrian refugee camp.

McGill raises half a million dollars for Centraide

In the Community

The Reporter looks at the 2015 McGill-Centraide campaign, the people who behind this record-breaking success and how the Centraide grassroots network is working to break the cycle of poverty and social exclusion for thousands of Montrealers.

Bigger is better for McGill Innovation Week

In the Community

McGill Innovation Week took place for a third year in a row this November and the third time was certainly a charm. Nineteen events integrated the McGill student and faculty community with the Montreal innovation community to demonstrate how people can collaborate to create novel ideas that will drive our future.