McGill no longer has its own news server. We are now using a third party news service called NewsHosting through Bell.
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Banner/Minerva will be unavailable for a brief period this evening, July 24, at approximately 10:30 pm, for system maintenance.
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in the case opposing Dell Computer Corp. and Union des consommateurs highlights McGill's continuing influence.
McGill University was the recipient of the Educational Institution Recognition Award at the CACEE (Canadian Association for Career Educators and Employers) National Conference held in June 2007 in Kingston, Ontario. Lorrie Quigg (Manager, Desautels Faculty of Management Career Development Services) and Gregg Blachford (Director, McGill Career and Placement Services - CAPS) accepted the award on behalf of McGill.
The Faculty of Law congratulates Professor Ram Jakhu as he receives further honours from the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).
The Faculty offers its warmest congratulations to doctoral candidate Mélanie Bourassa Forcier and alumnus Benjamin Perrin (LLM'07), who were among the 17 exceptional Canadians chosen this year for Action Canada Fellowships. In total, four students and alums from McGill University were selected for this honour.
When faculty and students return for the Fall 2007 academic year they can look forward to an attractive, newly renovated Education Library. During the month of August, the Library will undergo major refurbishment. Please note the Library will be closed from August 13 to 26, although staff assistance will be available from the Computer Lab (room 328). We apologize for any inconvenience that the refurbishment and closure may cause. Thank you for your cooperation and support.
The Data Warehouse will be unavailable from 10 pm, Thursday, August 2, until 10 pm, Sunday, August 5, due to system maintenance. During this period, it will not be possible to generate reports or queries from the Data Warehouse. Nakisa will also be affected by this downtime.
The Admissions, Recruitment & Registrar's Office and Student Accounts are extending their hours at the start of term, to help students take care of administrative matters.