Mac Seed Library breaks new ground

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Not by accident, the new Macdonald Campus Seed Library was launched on March 20, the first official day of spring. Housed in the Macdonald Campus Library, the seed library offers McGill students, staff, faculty and alumni free access to some 130 varieties of seeds – including vegetables, flowers, herbs and a few fruits.

Three-Minute Thesis: Long hours of hard work for mere minutes of glory

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The finals of McGill’s 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes will take place on March 15. Learn more about the hard work that goes into crafting a single three-minute presentation.

The “F word”

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The #LawNeedsFeminismBecause National Forum on March 11, three days after International Women’s Day on March 8, will encourage discussion and collaboration among students and legal professionals on feminism.

Nomination de Louis Arseneault à titre de v.-p. (communications et relations externes) et d’Yves Beauchamp à titre de v.-p. (administration et finances)

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M. Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett, président du Conseil des gouverneurs, et Mme Suzanne Fortier, principale et vice-chancelière de l’Université McGill, ont le plaisir d’annoncer la nomination de M. Louis Arseneault à titre de vice-principal (communications et relations externes) et de M. Yves Beauchamp comme vice-principal (administration et finances) de l’institution.

Appointments of Louis Arseneault as VP (Communications and External Relations) and Yves Beauchamp as VP (Administration and Finance)

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Chair Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett and Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier are pleased to announce the appointments of Louis Arseneault as Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) and Yves Beauchamp as Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) of McGill University, effective February 1, 2017 and January 1, 2017 respectively.

All-nighters for culture vultures and science buffs at McGill’s Nuit Blanche

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McGill will be taking part in this year’s Nuit Blanche à Montréal, with a selection of tours and activities open to the public that feature everything from monumental sculptures and foreboding dinosaurs to Egyptian mummies and after-hours chemistry demonstrations.

The right to be yourself

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McGill is entering a new stage in its Preferred First Name Procedure (PFNP), allowing students more latitude to declare their preferred first name on record. Any student can take advantage of the PFNP, regardless of their motivation. It’s open to everyone and no explanation is required.

Musician, heal thyself

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Running from Feb. 13 to 19, Musicians’ Health Awareness Week 2017 will focus on the physical and psychological pitfalls sometimes associated with being a musician, and the strategies one can employ to avoid them.

McGill ready to respond to Executive Order restricting travel

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McGill is responding to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Executive Order restricting travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi said Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Full house for launch of Black History Month

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On February 1 in the Thomson House ballroom, more than 120 people attended the opening event of Black History Month organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of official Black History Month celebrations in Quebec, and McGill’s first full month of BHM programming.