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Phishing scam: "faculty and staff mailbox alert!!!"

Mon, 2014-12-08 15:12

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "faculty and staff mailbox alert!!!". The message says that your email password will expire and asks you to log into a fake IT Website. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please DO NOT click on the link. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

Source Site: /it

MUHC Cardio Moving Day

Sun, 2015-04-26 00:00 - 23:45

MUHC Cardiology moving day.

Details to  be announced.

Note to all Residents: Please keep your schedules open for that day.

Source Site: /cardiology

Pension System users: if you use Firefox, you may see a warning message

Fri, 2014-12-05 16:33

Firefox users attempting to log into McGill’s pension site (http://www.mcgill.ca/hr/bp/pensions/access) might see a warning message stating "This Connection is Untrusted". The warning is displayed because the Mozilla organization hasn’t yet approved the security certificate used by the site.

Two workarounds are available:

Source Site: /it

Le nouveau cadre d'intégrité d'Ottawa tuera-t-il SNC-Lavalin?

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:26

Une nouvelle politique anticorruption adoptée sans consultations formelles au printemps dernier par Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada (TPSGC) suscite un tollé dans le monde des affaires, en plus de soulever des questions sur l'avenir de SNC-Lavalin...

Source Site: /desautels

L'épidémie d'obésité: un échec de la médecine?

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:14

Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites.

... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.

Source Site: /desautels

Required Components of Course Outlines and the Regulations Governing Student Assessments

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:49

For information about the required components of course outlines, the regulations governing student assessments (including multiple-choice examinations and midterm and final examinations) and University examination regulations,  please see the following websites:

Required Components of Course Outlines

Source Site: /tls
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Access to McGill University Library e-resources to cease for all ineligible McGill accounts as of January 12, 2015

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:03

In July 2013, in an effort to comply with McGill University Library's licensing agreements for electronic content, the McGill Library began a process of analyzing McGill user and affiliated accounts. Members of the McGill community (i.e. faculty or staff member, medical resident or student) continue to have access to the full range of electronic databases, e-journals and other e-resources. Ineligible users (not currently a faculty or staff member, medical resident or student) were no longer given access to these services.

Source Site: /library
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Part-time French Language Placement Test

Tue, 2015-01-06 18:30 - 20:45

Part-Time French Language Placement Test for Winter 2015
January 6, 6:30 - 8:45 p.m. Late registration
For more information

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Check it before you click it!

Fri, 2014-12-05 11:44

With holidays fast approaching, cybercriminals are taking advantage of people's vacation planning, online shopping, and expected package deliveries. Millions of phishing scam emails are being sent out daily, spoofing trusted brands, retailers, postal services, banks, stores, and more. Many of these emails look legitimate, and it gets harder to tell what's a real email, and what's a scam.

Source Site: /it

Confronting a Human Rights Scourge: Canada and the Global Struggle against Torture

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

A talk by Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, who will discuss the critical issue of torture around the world.

Source Site: /law
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