The Humanities and Social Sciences Library will follow its regular schedule and remain open overnight December 19, 2007, because the City of Montreal has cancelled the water shutdown planned for that evening. The Schulich Library will follow its regular schedule and close at 2:45 a.m.
The McGill Bookstore will be closed for the holidays from 5 pm on Friday, December 21, 2007, until 9 am on Wednesday, January 2, 2008. We wish all our customers "Happy Holidays" and look forward to seeing you in 2008.
Dr. Richard I. Levin, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. Denis Thérien, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) of McGill University, are pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Dewar, PhD, as Acting Scientific Director of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre.
The Staff Benefits Advisory Committee (SBAC) has completed its annual review of the Benefit Plans. We are pleased to report that the financial status of all the plans remains very positive.
All McGill branch libraries and library units will be closed from December 22, 2007, to January 1, 2008. Services will resume January 2. We wish you all the best for the holidays, and look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.
The "Faculty Courses" portlet on myMcGill is temporarily unavailable due to maintenance.
The Graduate Law Students Association (GLSA) at McGill University will host its first annual conference March 7-8, 2008, in Montreal. The objective of the conference is to provide a lively, engaging forum for students to share their continuing research on a wide variety of law-related subjects. The theme of the conference this year will consider law and its transformation, focusing on the substantive and methodological aspects of graduate legal research. Prof. R.A. Macdonald, F.R. Scott Chair of Constitutional Law, former dean of McGill's Faculty of Law and former president of the Law Commission of Canada, will present the keynote address. Abstracts deadline: FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008. See "More information" below to download the PDF information sheet.
We are currently experiencing issues trying to send emails to the server responsible for emails to some sub-domains. The issue is not on the McGill server but on the other server's end. There is nothing McGill can do except to continue to try to deliver the email for the standard 5-day period, at which time it will bounce if still undeliverable.
eScholarship@McGill will be undergoing maintenance from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 10. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The purpose of this award is to honour excellence in teaching. Candidates for the award will be judged on their ability to motivate and stimulate students' interest in the subject matter, and to instill in the students a sense of accomplishment in advancing their own competencies.