The COLOMBO Interlibrary service will not be available on Sunday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to noon, and Sunday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Searching and ordering via COLOMBO will not be accessible due to technical work on the system which is occurring at these times.
Applications are now available for Outstanding Teaching Award & Teaching Assistant Awards.
The 5th annual Shakespeare Moot Project will take place in the Moot Court of the Faculty of Law on Tuesday, March 20, 2007. This year, the moot problem involves an issue of enormous contemporary interest. A young woman is refused admission to a Montreal high school for wearing the niqab, an Islamic form of coverage for women. Unable to resolve the issue, the family and the high school bring their case to the Court of Shakespeare.
McGill astrophysicist Matt Dobbs recently spoke with CTV's Canada AM about the South Pole Telescope. "We expect to find between 2,000 and 4,000 galaxy clusters that no one else has ever seen before. This telescope is going to provide us with a really new and novel way of looking at the history of universe," Dobbs told Canada AM. "We'll be able to learn a lot about the expansion history of the universe -- how the universe grew and how it grew to be the way it is today."
The Desautels Faculty of Management is hosting a breakfast with Don Tapscott, co-author of "Wikinomics: How mass collaboration changes everything," on April 16, 2007.