McGill se dote d’un système pour faciliter le respect de la Loi sur le droit d’auteur

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En tant que fournisseur de services Internet, l’Université McGill est tenue de se conformer aux dispositions de la Loi sur le droit d’auteur (Loi sur le droit d’auteur, L.R.C. 1985, ch. C-42).

Plastics and composites: It’s not easy being green

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On Wednesday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., over a hundred scientists and engineers will gather for a  training/networking event for Quebec engineering students. While he overarching theme of the colloquium is sustainability, there will also be presentations on scientific patent generation and leadership in military engineering.

Bringing Indigenous perspectives to the classroom

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On a Tuesday afternoon in March, members of the McGill community gathered in the century-old Hosmer House to learn about Indigenous histories. The Kairos Blanket Exercise – given to over 200 students in the Faculty of Education alone this year – is part of the broader work being done by Allan Vicaire, Indigenous Education Advisor, to integrate Indigenous perspectives and histories into curriculums at McGill

Capsules capture a moment in time

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“A time capsule should be a snapshot of the times,” says Allan Oliver, Energy Control Technician, and the person who spearheaded the project to create a pair of time capsules for the Roddick Gates. “I hope when people open the capsules, they will look at the contents and see that we were doing OK.”

Greening McGill container garden by container garden

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About 50 members of McGill’s administrative staff will be gardening up a storm in a new campus community garden bin project. Organizers want to give McGill staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.

Engineers learn to launch innovative products, not rockets

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While the Faculty of Engineering prides itself on being able to prepare students to accomplish such complex tasks as putting rockets into space, launching a product or service idea into the market can be equally as challenging. But EngInE, the Faculty’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship hub is encouraging technological entrepreneurship for students and professors through education, funding, mentorship and networking events.

Dobson Cup 2017 winners announced

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After months of dedicated preparation, countless business pitches delivered, and entrepreneurial energy abounding, the McGill Dobson Cup 2017 has come to a close, awarding a total of $106,000 in seed funding to the top startups that competed this year.

Vimy Ridge: From sacrifice, “the birth of a nation”

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Although Canada achieved Confederation on July 1, 1867, many people believe that Canada didn’t truly become a nation until April 9, 1917, at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. On April 7, McGill Library will open a commemorative exhibition on the main floor of the McLennan-Redpath Library.

Café Collab Showcase to highlight support of diverse student groups

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On April 12, the McGill community is invited to the special year-end showcase of Café Collab, a unique consultation initiative designed to enhance the University’s support of students from different communities. In many ways, the showcase promises to be a nourishing main course of a meal that has taken months to prepare.

Matchmaker, matchmaker find me a Buddy

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Be a mentor with the International Student Services’ Buddy Program – now featuring the largest personalized matching program for new international students of any university in Canada