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Workshop speaks to rise in youth unemployment

Last Friday, a discussion and workshop on combining global and local perspectives on youth unemployment was co-hosted by the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada (AKFC) and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID). The AKFC is a non-profit international development agency that works to improve health, education, rural development, and civil society in… Keep Reading

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Faculty of Management to move into McGill Bookstore

The McGill Bookstore will be repurposed to house the expansion of the Desautels Faculty of Management in Winter 2016 in a move to address the faculty’s space deficit, confirmed Vice President Michael Di Grappa at this weekend’s homecoming. The future location of the bookstore has yet to be decided. Keep Reading

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What’s happening at McGill

#ConsentMcGill Oct. 20-24 Various locations on both campuses This week long campaign aims to draw attention to the importance of consent through workshops hosted by various student groups around campus. It was one of the measures set forth by Ollivier Dyens last semester, following campus-wide scrutiny regarding the administration’s approach to an ongoing sexual assault… Keep Reading

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McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

On Oct. 16, McGill University launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the McGill community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon. Developed under the mandate of the McGill’s 2010 sustainability policy, the strategy divides sustainability at… Keep Reading

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Project Salon 1861 aims to create community hub in Little Burgundy

This past Friday, Natalie Voland, president of Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis Benefits Corporation, discussed the link between architectural renovation and community growth during a Social Economy Initiative event as part of the Faculty of Management’s homecoming. Voland received both her BA and her BSW from McGill University, after which she began working for a real… Keep Reading

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Students debate military research on campus at policy reform forum

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) hosted a forum on military research on campus last Thursday. Led by SSMU VP University Affairs Claire Stewart-Kanigan and VP External Amina Moustaqim-Barrette, the event aimed to solicit student perspectives on campus research policies prior to McGill’s review of its policy on the conduct of research. Debate centred… Keep Reading

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Forum on diversity and inclusivity in Engineering discusses intersectional perspectives

Last Thursday, the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) and the Faculty of Engineering hosted a forum about diversity and inclusivity in the field. According to the faculty’s website, the forum aimed to allow members of the engineering community to discuss their experiences with the challenges they faced regarding diversity and inclusivity, as well as possible solutions.… Keep Reading

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Seeds of Change seeks community for growth at McGill

McGill University Advancement, which promotes the university through  fundraising and alumni-engaging activities, launched an online crowdfunding initiative named Seeds of Change in May 2014, which has since raised more than $50,000 and funded nine projects. “We wanted to help students to get the exposure they need to maintain and expand their worthwhile projects,” reads the… Keep Reading

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McGill begins feasibility study on redesigning libraries

McGill will soon conduct a feasibility study to determine how the university’s libraries and archives can best transform its user spaces and collection storage. According to the library master plan website, the libraries need to be renovated in order to meet the needs of students and faculty, and evolve to current technologies. The libraries also… Keep Reading

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