Annual Pow Wow pulls people out of their seats and onto the dance floor

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Hundreds of people congregated on lower campus on Sept. 15, to take in the 16th annual Pow Wow. Always a lively event, the atmosphere was even more charged than usual, with audience members voicing their enthusiasm for the various demonstrations of traditional Indigenous song, dance and music. And when the MC asked people from the audience to join in various dances, young and old responded.

United in a positive Frosh culture

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Some 4,500 McGill students and 1,200 McGill staff and volunteers helped make Frosh 2017 a collaborative, safe and fun introduction to McGill’s academic year 2017-2018.

Phishing alert

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For hackers, back-to-school means back-to-business—the business of stealing your sensitive personal information. Cybercriminals recently sent a series of emails that fraudulently appeared to come from legitimate McGill sources. Learn how to protect yourself from such phishing campaigns and stay safe online.

Let them eat cake… and sushi… and burritos…

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By any measure, yesterday’s annual McGill À la Carte Food Show was a rousing success, with over 40 on-campus providers handing out their free wares to some 7,000 students, staff, faculty and Montrealers. “It’s our way to open up to the community and say ‘Welcome to McGill,'” says McGill’s Executive Chef, Oliver de Volpi.

Campus groups come together to organize fun, safe frosh

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Great strides have been made to insure students get a safe and fun start to the new academic year with the huge range of activities organized for Frosh during Orientation Week.

Thousands gather on lower campus to take in solar eclipse

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At a time when most mass gatherings seem to degenerate into ugliness and violence, several thousand people on Lower Campus – and millions around the world – spent the afternoon basking in the glory of the sun.

The McGill effect

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As part of the University’s ongoing celebration of Montreal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th anniversaries, a new display in the James Administration Building lobby highlights some of the ways McGillians have made an impact on our city and our country.

Huge crowd expected on Lower Campus for solar eclipse

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A partial solar eclipse will be viewable from Montreal on August 21. AstroMcGill will hold an eclipse-watching party on the Lower Field of the McGill Campus. Special solar telescopes will be available to observe the sun, free eclipse glasses as well as a live stream of the total eclipse.

Bridging the healthcare divide by maintaining the human connection

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Visitors to an Intensive Care Unit are often overwhelmed with concern for their loved one, while trying to navigate the sometimes intimidating layout and rules of the ICU. McGill’s award-winning Intensive Care Unit Bridge Program (ICUBP) uses student volunteers to help increase communication between patients and families, and busy ICU staff.

Time will stand still for Roddick Gates clocks

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The iconic clocks and bells of the Roddick Gates will be turned off until October 2017, while the work is done around the Gates.