My Day@McGill breaks down barriers for at-risk students

In the Community

On April 6 and 7, children from seven elementary schools found out what it was like to be a McGill student as part of the fifth annual MyDay@McGill. The popular initiative targets at-risk youth from under-represented Quebec communities in hopes of combating Quebec’s ever-increasing high school dropout rates.

Jim Lund Dental Clinic to continue serving City’s vulnerable citizens

In the Community

For people on a tight budget dental care is often one of the first things to go by the board as the fees for dental hygiene and maintenance can seem too high. This is why so many people are smiling at the news that the Jim Lund Clinic – Montreal’s first permanent, free dental care clinic – will continue serving the community following the renewal of the innovative partnership between the Faculty of Dentistry and the Welcome Hall Mission

Celebrating McGill’s role in the community


McGill is more than a university. It’s a community resource with over 160 public events, attractions, and aid programs. Visit the new McGill in the Community website to learn about the University’s partnerships and engagement with the community and explore the many ways you can get involved.

Reaching out to instil a love of science


BrainReach North, run by graduate students in McGill’s Program in Neuroscience, provides teachers in remote aboriginal communities with activities to introduce students to neuroscience.

Making people smile wherever they go

In the Community

Over the course of the next two weeks, a team of McGill Dentistry professors and students will be greeted with hugs, handshakes, tears of joy – and, of course, smiles, countless smiles – as it travels to Nicaragua to provide free dental care to hundreds of impoverished 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.

Mac outreach bolstered by $1 million gift


A $1-million gift from alumnus J. William Ritchie, will provide major support for the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.