Field Notes Wine and Cheese Tomorrow!

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  1. Wine and Cheese Tomorrow!
  2. MUGS 2013-2014 Co-President and AUS Rep Elections!
  3. Photo Contest
  4. Prof of the Year 
  5. Undergrad Consultation, April 4
  6. Greening McGill Social Event APRIL 3rd 2013 - Zero Waste Week 2013: Planning Ahead!
  7. Organic Campus Evening Event

Hey Geographers! I hope everyone is having a good spring holiday season, whether you're gearing up for Easter or recovering from Passover. The four day weekend is nice, too. To kick off the Easter weekend we have a wine and cheese tomorrow that is actually not for Easter at all but in fact for the Field Notes Journal! More info below. 

Wine and Cheese Tomorrow!

This Semester's Field Notes Journal will be launched tomorrow, and with that comes a wine and cheese! Come to Burnside rm 426 on Thursday, March 28th to enjoy your peers' essays and some delicious free food.

Introducing your MUGS 2013-2014 Exec!

VP Finance: Sierra Clark

VP Communications: Julia Schertzer

SUS Rep: Caitlin Watt

U3-Reps: James Glasspool and Andrew Pollock

U2-Rep: Johanna Brenner

Want to be in MUGS next year too?  You can run for Sustainability Officer and U1-Rep in September!

We are still accepting applications for Field Notes Editor-in-Chief! The deadline for application has been pushed until Tuesday, April 2nd at 5pm


MUGS 2013-2014 Co-President and AUS Rep Elections

The Co-President and AUS Rep positions will be having elections!  Your candidates are:

Co-President: Anna Luz, Dara Shefska and Samuel Pivnick

AUS Rep: Jane Stringham and Alyssa Krantzberg

Campaign period will be Wednesday March 27 to Tuesday April 2nd at 10AM, followed by voting from Tuesday April 2nd at 10AM to Friday April 5th at midnight.  Any geography major or minor can vote by emailing with their mail.mcgill email!  Good luck to all the candidates!!


Photo Contest

All the photos are in! To vote on what you think should be photo of the year, follow the flickr link below and browse the photos. Each photo description has a number. You will send the number of the photo you think deserves to win to

Prof of the Year 

The nominations are in for Prof of the year! The nominees are (in alphabetical order by last name):

  • Pablo Arroyo
  • Lea Berrang-Ford
  • Thomas Meredith
  • Sarah Turner

To vote on who you think outshines them all; send your vote of approval to

Undergrad Consultation, April 4

How do you think the department of geography could be improved? Are there things that you would change about class structure, mandatory courses, etc.? MUGS will be joining our faculty to speak about improving the department, and we want to generate questions! Come discuss with us this Thursday in the lounge on April 4th at 5:30pm.

Greening McGill Social Event APRIL 3rd 2013 - Zero Waste Week 2013: Planning Ahead!

Come join Greening McGill for an evening of brainstorming, fun, food and drink! Come help us start planning Zero Waste Week 2013, and be a part of the change. Take a 20/30 minute-break from school and chill with us. All ideas are welcome - we want to make Zero Waste Week 2013 bigger, better and even more wasteless! Let's get zero wasted!!

Date: Wednesday April 3rd 2013

Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm (drop by whenever!)

Location: SSMU Room 302. Food and drinks will be served.

Organic Campus Evening Event

End of semester got you down? Come de-stress and unwind with Organic Campus for an evening of yoga and traditional Ethiopian food.

When: Wednesday, April 3rd

5-6PM: Yoga (Max capacity is 45 people)

6-7PM: Community Dinner

Where: Room 302, 3rd Floor of SSMU (3480 rue McTavish)

Pay what you can: 5-10$ donation suggested*

*All of our proceeds will go towards our farmer Berhanu W from True Ecostere Farms as a thank you for a great season!

Please register at our stand (Tuesdays to Thursdays 12:00-5:30PM, Lobby of SSMU, in the Green Corner), or send us an email at Please feel free to contact us for any questions.



 Joyeuses Paques! 

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McGill University
Burnside Hall, Rm 305
805 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, QC

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McGill University
Burnside Hall, Rm 305
805 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, QC
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