New faculty appointment and promotions

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The Board of Governors has approved the promotion of eight Associate Professors, and the recruitment of one Full Professor.

Trash2Treasure hopes to lessen moving day clutter

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When the annual student exodus hits at the end of the semester, a pilot project called Trash2Treasure (T2T) will pick up students’ cast-off household items before they hit the curb. For a period of ten days, from April 27 to May 6, students can request free pick up of usable goods they no longer need.

Summer course allows students to discover Montreal and while improving their French

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The Quebec Studies Summer Seminar (QCST 336 – 6 credits) is an intensive eight-week course from May 1 to June 22. QCST 336 will give 25 students the opportunity to learn about Quebec’s culture and history; improve their French language skills; and discover Montreal through cultural visits and a community service learning internship. The registration deadline is April 26.

Five key takeaways from MFORUM

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The annual MFORUM conference took place on March 28 at New Residence Hall before a record crowd of 292 members of McGill’s “M” staff – non-academic managers. The conference theme was “resilience,” helping McGill’s managers adapt to a changing environment.

Sustainability symposium explores resilience and climate change

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The annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design is one of the signs that spring is near. This year’s free symposium runs from April 4-5, and brings together speakers who will focus on “Planning for Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change.”

Thank a prof

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Thank a Prof is a new platform that allows students to recognize their professors who have had a positive impact on their lives. It also helps to promote a sense of community around teaching and learning.

The principles of commemoration

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North American society is taking a hard look at how we acknowledge the thornier aspects of history. In order to establish a framework for consistent and thorough discussions, the Provost’s Working Group on Principles of Commemoration and Renaming has begun wide-ranging community consultations.

Spin your way to health and happiness

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Everyone knows that they should exercise. But finding the time and energy to do it is a problem for many McGillians. That is why there are four free Spin Bike Gardens available to everyone on campus in the Brown, Trottier, McIntyre and Redpath Buildings.

Eniethi’nikonhraiéntho’: “We’ll plant a seed in their minds”

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The fragrance of sage hung in the air and the sound of drumming and singing was heard at the Faculty Club for the first time on March 1, at the Faculty Club from 4–7 p.m. for the official launch of the Indigenous Health Professions Program.

Cows, dragons and green men in the spotlight during Nuit Blanche

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Alive at Night is McGill’s March 3 celebration of the annual rite of spring across Montreal called Nuit Blanche, part of the winter festival called Montréal en Lumière. McGill’s main event includes a flashlight tour of historic Redpath Hall, followed by a concert by McGill Music students on the Hall’s famous pipe organ.