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McGill has a new, more secure VPN

Thu, 2014-07-17 09:00

McGill IT Services has introduced a new Virtual Private Network (VPN) to allow McGill faculty, staff and students access to internal McGill systems and resources from outside the McGill network.  This VPN, securevpn.mcgill.ca, uses the more secure SSL protocol and replaces inside.mcgill.ca, which uses the "Point-to-Point Tunneling" protocol.

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SCSD Relocation

Wed, 2014-07-16 19:16

Please note that the SCSD will be relocating over the two week period commencing July 21st to our new address 2001 McGill College , 8th  floor, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1.  Phone numbers, once activated will remain the same.

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Want a longer McGill Password? No problem!

Wed, 2014-07-16 17:15

As of 5pm on Wednesday, July 16, IT Services implemented an increase in the length of the McGill Password.

Instead of being restricted to EXACTLY 8 characters in length, you can now create a password that is 8 to 18 characters in length.

Source Site: /it

McGill University Student Uses Pulse Energy API to Create the McGill Energy Map

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:02

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff

Published on July 14, 2014 | Pulse Energy News

by: Meena Mohan

Flexibility and configurability are two of our guiding principles when it comes to developing great, user friendly software.

Source Site: /sustainability

Dr. Mindy Carter Publishes Book: “The Teacher Monologues”

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:39

Dr. Mindy Carter’s new book “The Teacher Monologues – Exploring the Identities and Experiences of Artist-Teachers” was recently launched by Sense Publishers.

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7th McGill Conference on Global Food Security: Food Security Beyond 2015

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:30 - Wed, 2014-10-29 17:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

McGill University is once again very pleased to deliver its Conference on Global Food Security, with an exciting program and a gathering of distinguished international experts who will explore strategies and solutions against food insecurity and hunger. 

Contact Information

Contact: Kim Reany
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Professor Augustin wins 2014 FNR Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis

Tue, 2014-07-15 17:45

Professor Patrick Augustin has won the 2014 FNR Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis 2014 given by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) for his thesis entitled, “Essays on Sovereign Credit Risk and Credit Default Swap Spreads.” The FNR provides funding for all branches of science and the humanities with an emphasis on strategically aligned research domains.

Source Site: /desautels

Entrepreneurs and big dreams shine at Montreal Startup Festival

Tue, 2014-07-15 17:00

Montrealer Michael Moszberg was studying abroad and in the market for a gym, but didn’t want to make the commitment to a membership.

Source Site: /desautels

Groupe Bikini Village Announces Appointment of Jocelyn Dumas as Executive Chairman

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:59

Groupe Bikini Village inc. (GBV.TO) ("Groupe Bikini Village" or the "Corporation") today announced that its board of directors (the "Board") has appointed Mr. Jocelyn Dumas as the Corporation's Executive Chairman of the Board.

Source Site: /desautels

Who's who: Tory women tipped for promotion

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:58

As David Cameron reshuffles his Cabinet, a guide to female Conservative high-fliers tipped to join the top table.

Source Site: /desautels