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The Canadian Shopping Mall: Neither Canadian Nor A Mall, Anymore

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:41

There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.

Source Site: /desautels

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Ada Chan

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:00

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Ada Chan (MLIS '14) was interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about her successful Practicum placement with the Library while a student in the Master's program.

During her Practicum, Ada was responsible for implementing usability tests and assessment tools to investigate how undergraduate and graduate library users from the McGill community use the library website for their research and learning needs.

Source Site: /sis

Department of Family Medicine well represented in newest Health Science Inquiry 2014

Tue, 2014-07-15 15:56

There was a high representation of students and faculty of Family Medicine in the newest issue of the graduate student journal, Health Science Inquiry. Congratulations to Cristina Longo, Doaa Farid and Hani Badran who were all reviewers along with Pierre Pluye. Alex Fletcher was a reporter for this issue and original submissions were published for Vladimir Khanassov, Maedeh Khayyat Kholghi (on the MSc program) and Emily Parkinson.

Source Site: /familymed

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "IT Maintenance Schedule"

Tue, 2014-07-15 15:43

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "IT Maintenance Schedule". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Source Site: /it

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Re-validate your e-mail account"

Tue, 2014-07-15 15:43

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Re-validate your e-amil account". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Source Site: /it

Alum Chris Howard promoted to Distinguished Analyst at Gartner

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:32

Chris Howard has worked as a research analyst for Gartner since 2005, studying technology trends. Earlier in 2014, he was promoted to VP Distinguished Analyst, and continues to provide thought leadership on emerging tech and business trends. His travels take him around the world, and he is in demand as a keynote speaker for major events. When home with his wife Anne and 5 dogs, Chris still plays and composes in his studio and on his 1954 Mason and Hamlin A.

Source Site: /music
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MATL Capstone Projects Vernissage

Thu, 2014-07-10 17:00 - 19:00
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

The graduating Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL) students will be presenting their Capstone projects during our annual Vernissage which will take place in the Education Building Lobby this Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 5-7pm. There will be wine, cheese, coffee and cookies!

Source Site: /dise
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Innovation in education through Peter Steinmetz’s book

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:44

Peter Steinmetz works in the intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and is a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill. He is the Director and Founder of the Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course at McGill and has taught in North America, Asia and Africa.

Bedside Ultrasound, Level 1, by Peter Steinmetz is a great resource among students, residents and physicians alike. It contains and explores applications of ultrasound that transcend the common areas this form of medicine deals with.

Source Site: /familymed

Congratulations to Douglas Slobod for receiving John H. Altshuler Prize in Family Medicine

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43

The prize was established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his father, John Altshuler, BSc ’55, MDCM ’59. This prize is awarded annually by the Faculty of Medicine to a graduating medical student with the highest mark in the family medicine clerkship.

This year’s recipient, Douglas Slobod, received the award at the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 29.

Source Site: /familymed

Professor Richard King: Portrait of a Montreal Master (article in French from La Presse)

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:39

Dans l'ombre des grands musiciens

Âge: 48 ans

Emploi: Professeur agrégé, École de musique Schulich de l'Université McGill

Spécialité: Enregistrement sonore

Distinctions: Gagnant de 12 prix Grammy, il est le seul ingénieur de son à avoir récolté des statuettes autant pour la musique classique (11) que non classique (1). Ses étudiants l'ont aussi élu professeur de l'année en 2013.

Source Site: /music
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