Awesome Summer Internships and More!

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  1. Panama Field Study Semester Info Session
  2. Summer Field Assistant Position in Sweden
  3. First McGill Earth System Science Seminar
  4. TNC Presents "Hosanna"
  5. The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is Recruiting!
  6. Vision 2020 -- Making it Real! 

Hey there Geographers! Everyone's getting geared up for Valentine's Day! Whether you have a sweetheart or you find the holiday commercialized and stupid, it's a great occasion to go to anti-Valentine's Day parties, get together with your single friends, and get ridiculously discounted chocolate on February 15th. Share the love!


Assassins is well under way. Currently there are 11 dead.

Panama Field Study Semester Info Session
Ever wanted your classroom to be a tropical rain forest? Interested in environmental issues, mastering Spanish, and dancing salsa on the side? The Panama Field Study Semester might be right for you! PFSS is an interdisciplinary field study open to all departments that takes place during the Winter term. Come find out what it's all about at the following information session (or check out other upcoming dates here: Due date of applications for Winter 2014 is March 29, 2013.

Date : Wednesday February 13, 2013

Time: 5:30pm

Place: Burnside Hall, Room 426


Summer Field Assistant Position in Sweden

Two PhD students are looking for some research assistants to help them do field work in Sweden! The work involves things such as chamber measurements of net CO2 and methane exchanges. The assistant job is from May to August, with the first month training in Montreal and the last three months in the field in Sweden. For more information, see the attached file.

First McGill Earth System Science Seminar

The First McGill Earth System Science Seminar will take place on Tuesday, February 12th in Leacock 232 at 3:30 pm! Sounds like it will be a lot of fun, hope to see you there!

TNC Presents "Hosanna"

As a drag queen from another era , Hosanna explores her identity - what it means to be queer, from Montreal, and a wife. This is Hosanna's story but it is also a love story of two people who have an incredible ability to inspire change in each other.

DATES: Feb 13-19 at 8pm at TNC Theatre

COST: $6 students/seniors; $10 general




The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is Recruiting!

The 2013 Summer Internship program where you get to become directly involved with the institute's Research and Health initiatives. All internships will last for 12 weeks from May to August, you will work full time and receive a $2500 stipend at the end of your term. Application deadline is February 25th.

For more info or to apply, visit Or email

Vision 2020 -- Making it Real! 

Wondering when Vision 2020 will stop being abstract and give you something to grab onto? Right now. If you have an action idea tucked away, submit it via this quick 150-word entry form. You could win the chance to pitch it to a room of sustainability champions and decision makers at McGill at our Making it Real Action EventSubmit your ideas by February 15th at noon!
Our Making It Real event will be open to everyone and will include pitches, workshopping, presentations, and prizes. We want to help you implement your ideas! Come by the Thomson House Ballroom on February 25th from 1-4pm. For event details, visit here, or check out our Facebook event
HINTDave has put together a blog post full of resources that can help kick-start your action project here

Cool Thing of the Week

This is a really sick picture:

Here is an article about a new form of alternative energy:



Have a fabulous week everyone!

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