McGill University News http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/rss en FY17 Save the Date - Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/fy17-save-date-year-end-reporting-and-communication-meeting-266531 <p><strong>This message is sent on behalf of Myriam Bensimon Controller, Financial Reporting, Financial Services</strong></p> <p>Dear Colleagues,</p> <p>The FY17 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting will be held on:</p> <p><strong>Friday March 24th, 2017 at 9:30am – 11:00am in the Bronfman Building, room 423.</strong></p> <p>Please reserve the date in your Outlook calendar. Further information will follow.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> financial_services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/financialservices">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 15:35</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/fy17-save-date-year-end-reporting-and-communication-meeting-266531" target="_blank">read more</a></p> faculty Faculty Financial Services fiscal year staff Staff year-end Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:41:15 +0000 McGill University 125688 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Phishing scam: "Your McGill University account Expired...." http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/phishing-scam-your-mcgill-university-account-expired-266528 <p>There is a phishing email circulating to users. It prompts users to re-new their McGill University account certificate and to click on a fraudulent link to update their record. <a href="#example" rel="nofollow">See an example of this phishing message below</a>. </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> it_services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/it">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 14:47</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/phishing-scam-your-mcgill-university-account-expired-266528" target="_blank">read more</a></p> email scams External Faculty phishing Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:47:40 +0000 McGill University 125685 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Grammy Award for Nick Squire http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/grammy-award-nick-squire-266522 <p><strong>Nick Squire</strong> (MMus '08) has received Grammy Award in the category of Best Orchestral Performance for his work as Sound Engineer on the recording of Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 &amp; 9, recorded by Deutsche Grammophon.  The Boston Symphony Orchestra was led by conductor  Andris Nelsons. </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> music_in_the_news </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.grammy.com/nominees">Grammy Awards</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/squire_nick_credit_nick_squire.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://mcgill.ca/music">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 13:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/grammy-award-nick-squire-266522" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:06:30 +0000 McGill University 125678 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Boudreau and Bartók: Classics of their Time http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/boudreau-and-bartok-classics-their-time-266519 <p>(Blog post by Chris Maskell)</p> <p>This year, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) marks its 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary and Schulich students will be playing a major part in the celebrations. Notably, the McGill Symphony Orchestra (MGSO) is set to perform parts of Walter Boudreau’s <em>Berliner Momente </em>under direction of the composer himself on the opening night of the SMCQ’s Montréal/New Musiques Festival 2017.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> music_in_the_news </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.smcq.qc.ca/mnm/en/2017/">SMCQ MNM Festival</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="660" height="372" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/mgso_hauser_sepia.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://mcgill.ca/music">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 13:47</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/boudreau-and-bartok-classics-their-time-266519" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:49:44 +0000 McGill University 125675 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels The Case of the ‘Missing Link’ Neutron Star http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/case-%E2%80%98missing-link%E2%80%99-neutron-star-266518 <p>“This is the final missing link in the chain that connects pulsars and magnetars,” said <strong>Victoria Kaspi</strong>, astrophysicist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It seems like there’s a smooth transition between these two kinds of neutron star behaviors.”<br /><br /> Read more: <a href="https://knowridge.com/2017/02/the-case-of-the-missing-link-neutron-star/" rel="nofollow">Knowridge Science Report</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> in_the_headlines </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 12:58</span> </div> </div> </div> External Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:59:30 +0000 McGill University 125674 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Passing of Dr. Ronald Brown http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/passing-dr-ronald-brown-266514 <p><span>Dear colleagues,</span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> psychiatry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://mcgill.ca/psychiatry">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 11:04</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/passing-dr-ronald-brown-266514" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:05:22 +0000 McGill University 125671 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels IMPM inspires change http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/impm-inspires-change-266512 <p>This past January, the final module of the <a href="//www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/impm" rel="nofollow"><strong>International Masters Program for Managers</strong></a>' <span>most recent program</span><span> took place in Bangalore, India. The IMPM is a joint effort of the Desautels Faculty of Management and four other internationally-recognized business schools.</span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/impm">IMPM Program </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="300" height="233" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/impm-vignette.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 10:51</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/impm-inspires-change-266512" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:55:54 +0000 McGill University 125669 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Bombardier loan is just good business http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/bombardier-loan-just-good-business-266511 <p>In a recent Huffington Post blog post, Unifor National President Jerry Dias calls out those who criticize Ottawa’s $372.5 million loan to Bombardier, saying that calling for the company to be allowed to crash and burn ignores the fact that it’s one of Canada’s biggest employers; a major player in research and innovation; and a big-ticket contributor to Canada’s GDP, hitting $12.4 billion in 2015 — not to mention the $1.6 billion that Bombardier contributed to Canada through taxes in 2015.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="1200" height="1800" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/karl_moore_good_one.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 10:47</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/bombardier-loan-just-good-business-266511" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Karl Moore Staff Strategy & Organization Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:51:16 +0000 McGill University 125668 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Desautels recognized for innovative business education project http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/desautels-recognized-innovative-business-education-project-266510 <p>McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is one of three Canadian institutions honoured by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in its 2017 Innovations That Inspire list. All together, the accreditation body recognized 35 schools worldwide across three categories: Engagement Across Disciplines, Engagement with Business and Engaging a Diverse community.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac, office_of_sustainability, geography, mcgill_sch_env </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.aacsb.edu/about/awards/innovations-that-inspire/2017-recipients">AACSB 2017 </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom">Bachelor of Commerce Program </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 10:44</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/desautels-recognized-innovative-business-education-project-266510" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Managing for Sustainability Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management Staff Students Sustainability Sustainability Initiative Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:45:57 +0000 McGill University 125667 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Dr. Ronald Lafrenière appointed Managing Director of McGill’s CFREF Program, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/dr-ronald-lafreniere-appointed-managing-director-mcgill%E2%80%99s-cfref-program-healthy-brains-healthy-lives-266509 <p>In September 2016, the federal government made an unparalleled investment in research and innovation, announcing $84 million in funding over seven years for McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative, as part of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program. Following this announcement, a committee for the selection of the HBHL Managing Director engaged in an extensive search and interview process. The Chair of the Selection Committee, Vice-Principal Rosie Goldstein, is now pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> research, vp_research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="740" height="290" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/hbhl-banner_1.png?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/research">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-02-20 10:35</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/dr-ronald-lafreniere-appointed-managing-director-mcgill%E2%80%99s-cfref-program-healthy-brains-healthy-lives-266509" target="_blank">read more</a></p> brain research CFREF External Faculty Healthy Brains for Health Lives innovation neuroscience Staff Students Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:35:12 +0000 McGill University 125666 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels