McGill University News http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/rss en In memory of Prof Lucjan Kops http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/memory-prof-lucjan-kops-252547 <p>Professor of Mechanical Engineering Lucjan Kops died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 19, approximately one year after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His friend and colleague Dr Helmi Attia was with Prof Kops at the time of his death. “He was in comfort and in the care of a doctor and nurse who were taking very good care of him,” Dr Attia said.</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> mech_engineering, engineering_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="123" height="183" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/lucjan.kops_.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/mecheng">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 23:41</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/memory-prof-lucjan-kops-252547" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Sat, 23 May 2015 03:46:54 +0000 McGill University 110102 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels National Nursing Week - Celebrating Excellence http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/national-nursing-week-celebrating-excellence-252487 <p>The annual Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence Ceremony took place May 12 as part of National Nursing Week.  The event was a wonderful showcase of dedication, spirit, determination, strength, compassion and innovation.  It was an opportunity to pause and celebrate nurses and others who have gone above and beyond this last year making the Transition Plan a reality.  We would like to recognize this year’s awardees and again thank all the staff for their hard work and dedication to patient care.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Evelyn Malowany Award for Clinical Practice</strong></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> mni </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="1069" height="668" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/2015_nursing_awards_excellnce_dsc7181_group_-v.good_.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/neuro">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 16:44</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/national-nursing-week-celebrating-excellence-252487" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 22 May 2015 20:47:24 +0000 McGill University 110100 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels New Dean of Science http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/new-dean-science-252484 <p>Congratulations to Professor Bruce Lennox who will become the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2015. He is currently Tomlinson Professor of Chemistry, a former chair of the Department of Chemistry, and a leading nanoscientist. He will succeed Professor Martin Grant, who is finishing his second term as Dean of Science. <strong><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/two-new-deans-mcgill-252439" rel="nofollow">More information</a>.</strong></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> science_fac </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/science">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 16:38</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 22 May 2015 20:41:50 +0000 McGill University 110099 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Appointment of R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/appointment-r-bruce-lennox-dean-faculty-science-252454 <p>McGill’s Board of Governors accepted the recommendation of Principal Suzanne Fortier to appoint Prof. R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science at its meeting on 21 May 2015. Prof. Lennox will take office on 1 July 2015 for a five-year term.</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> chemistry </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://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/05/deans-appointed-in-science-grad-studies/">McGIll Reporter article</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="799" height="1200" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/130128-095304-5200.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/chemistry">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 13:10</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/appointment-r-bruce-lennox-dean-faculty-science-252454" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dean External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 22 May 2015 17:18:04 +0000 McGill University 110097 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels 2015 benefits statement now available http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/2015-benefits-statement-now-available-252453 <p><span>Your 2015 benefits statement is now available on MINERVA.&nbsp; To access your benefits statement, log in to MINERVA, go to the Employee menu, select Benefits menu, then select Your Benefits statement. This statement includes information about your personal benefits coverage paid by you and the university in 2014.</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> group_hr </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/hr">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 13:09</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/2015-benefits-statement-now-available-252453" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Fri, 22 May 2015 17:09:03 +0000 McGill University 110095 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels $1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/1-million-donation-macdonald-college-campus-252441 <h4>Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors</h4> <p>A $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University alumnus J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51, will provide major support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.</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> mac_campus, agr_env_sci_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="734" height="810" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/bill_ritchie.jpg?1432311742" /> </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/macdonald">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 12:18</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/1-million-donation-macdonald-college-campus-252441" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 22 May 2015 16:18:07 +0000 McGill University 110093 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels $1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/1-million-donation-macdonald-college-campus-252440 <p><span>A  $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University  alumnus  J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51,  will provide  major  support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.</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> press_releases </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="650" height="433" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/ritchie-2542.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/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">Fri, 2015-05-22 11:57</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/1-million-donation-macdonald-college-campus-252440" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Outreach External J. William Ritchie Macdonald Campus Macdonald Farm university advancement Fri, 22 May 2015 16:13:57 +0000 McGill University 110091 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Two new deans for McGill http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/two-new-deans-mcgill-252439 <p></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> press_releases </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact"><legend>Contact</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-person-name"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Person&#039;s Name:&nbsp;</div> Cynthia Lee </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization-name"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Organization Name:&nbsp;</div> Media Relations Office </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-email field-field-email"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Email:&nbsp;</div> <a href="mailto:cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca">cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-work-phone"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Work Phone:&nbsp;</div> 514 398-6754 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <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="650" height="431" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/new-deans-2.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/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">Fri, 2015-05-22 12:06</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/two-new-deans-mcgill-252439" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bruce lennox Dean External Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies josephine nalbantoglu science Fri, 22 May 2015 16:10:11 +0000 McGill University 110090 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Apply by June 1st! BBPA National Scholarships: http://bbpa.org/events-programs/national-scholarships/how-to-apply/ http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/apply-june-1st-bbpa-national-scholarships-httpbbpaorgevents-programsnational-scholarshipshow-apply-252434 <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> service_point </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/students/servicepoint">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">Fri, 2015-05-22 11:49</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 22 May 2015 15:50:47 +0000 McGill University 110088 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Towards a better understanding of depression http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/towards-better-understanding-depression-252415 <p></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> med_fac, press_releases </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact"><legend>Contact</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-person-name"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Person&#039;s Name:&nbsp;</div> Florence Meney </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization-name"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Organization Name:&nbsp;</div> Douglas Mental Health University Institute </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-work-phone"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Work Phone:&nbsp;</div> 514-761-6131, ext. 2769 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-person-name-2"> <div class="field-label">Secondary Person&#039;s Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cynthia Lee </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization-name-2"> <div class="field-label">Secondary Organization Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> McGill University </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-email field-field-email-2"> <div class="field-label">Secondary Email:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="mailto:cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca">cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-work-phone-2"> <div class="field-label">Secondary Work Phone:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 514-398-6754 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <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="800" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/depression.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/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">Fri, 2015-05-22 09:51</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/towards-better-understanding-depression-252415" target="_blank">read more</a></p> depression External Marissa Maheu Naguib Mechawar neurogenesis olfactory bulb Fri, 22 May 2015 13:56:14 +0000 McGill University 110086 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels