The Management Forum Steering Committee is pleased to invite you to a Management Forum Wine & Cheese on Monday, April 30, 2007, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., McGill Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 McTavish Street. This event has been organized in conjunction with a series of Management Forum Plenary sessions, "Looking to the Future: McGill's New Leadership," which is to commence on April 25, with guest speakers Provost Anthony C. Masi and Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources) Lynne B. Gervais.
Massively parallel nanofluidic systems are lab-on-a-chip devices where the fluidic operations associated with solution-phase biochemical and biological analysis are performed in high density arrays of nanoliter containers.
I am writing to announce the formation of the "University Services" structure of McGill University. This unit was established as part of the recent reorganization of the Administration and Finance portfolios into the three areas of Financial Services, Human Resources, and University Services.
NSERC summer undergraduate research students and other students conducting summer research with a Faculty of Science professor are invited to a "Workshop on Writing in Science" with Prof. Linda Cooper.
Due to a major water main break at the corner of Peel Street and Dr. Penfield, the City of Montreal has shut the water off on Peel Street north of Dr. Penfield, and the Education Building is affected. As the problem is not expected to be corrected before 6:30 p.m. today, the building and the library will be closed for the remainder of the day, Thursday, April 19, 2007.
A paper by Alain Pinsonneault, Imasco Chair of Information Systems and James McGill Professor, has been selected as a Highly Commended Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2007. Co-authored with then PhD student Marlei Pozzebon (now a professor in the Department of Information Technologies at HEC Montréal), the paper, "Combining social shaping of technology and communicative action theory for understanding rhetorical closure in IT," first appeared in Information Technology & People. Emerald is a leading English-language publisher of academic and professional literature in management, library services and engineering. Click on "More information" to view the article.
Clive Chang will be awarded the Quebec Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students at the Spring 2007 Convocation.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and I are delighted to announce that the Board of Governors, at its meeting of April 16, 2007, approved the appointment of Professor Jane Everett as McGill's Dean of Students. Professor Everett's term will start on July 1, 2007, and end on May 31, 2012.
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