McGill University News http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/rss en Extended study hours at Macdonald Campus Library begin October 1 http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/extended-study-hours-macdonald-campus-library-begin-october-1-263184 <p>Extended study hours at <a href="//www.mcgill.ca/library/branches/macdonald" rel="nofollow">Macdonald Campus Library</a> will begin on October 1, 2016. From October 1 through December 20, in addition to the regular service hours, the Library will be open for study Monday to Thursday from 6 to 10pm and Saturdays from 12 to 8pm.</p> <p>Extended hours at Macdonald Campus Library are generously supported by the Macdonald Campus Students' Society, the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the McGill Library.</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> libraries </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/library">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, 2016-09-30 15:17</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/extended-study-hours-macdonald-campus-library-begin-october-1-263184" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:24:52 +0000 McGill University 121741 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Best paper award for Prof. Benoit Champagne's team http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/best-paper-award-prof-benoit-champagnes-team-263183 <p>At the recent <a href="http://www.ieee-pimrc.org/" rel="nofollow">27th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2016)</a>, the group of Prof. Champagne received a Best Paper Award for their work “Intercept Probability-Constrained Secure MIMO AF Relaying with Arbitrarily Distributed ECSI Errors,” co-authored by Jiaxin Yang, Qing Li, Hao Li and Benoit Champagne. Jiaxin Yang and Hao Li are currently Ph.D. students in our ECE Department working under the supervision of Prof.</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> electrical_and_computer_engineering </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/ece">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, 2016-09-30 15:03</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/best-paper-award-prof-benoit-champagnes-team-263183" target="_blank">read more</a></p> best paper award External Faculty kudos mobile communications Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:08:54 +0000 McGill University 121740 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Cellist Joshua Morris receives 2016 Peter Mendell Award http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/cellist-joshua-morris-receives-2016-peter-mendell-award-263181 <p><span><strong>Joshua Morris</strong> is a Masters in Cello Performance student of Professor <strong>Brian Manker</strong>.  He was recently a semifinalist in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and has also been a finalist of the McGill Classical Concerto Music Competition.  The Peter Mendell Award is intended to foster the development of musical excellence, and was founded by lawyer Peter Mendell in 2005.</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> 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.jmcanada.ca/en/blog/2016/09/09/33/peter-mendell-award-2016">Peter Mendell Award</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="900" height="1200" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/joshua_morris.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/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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:57</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/cellist-joshua-morris-receives-2016-peter-mendell-award-263181" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:04:27 +0000 McGill University 121738 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Air Canada, WestJet lawsuit alleges collusion over baggage fees http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/air-canada-westjet-lawsuit-alleges-collusion-over-baggage-fees-263180 <p>Air Canada and WestJet are facing a potential class action lawsuit after imposing checked baggage fees only days apart.</p> <p>The proposed class action alleges that the two airlines colluded to impose the fees and have unjustly enriched themselves in the process.</p> <p>Karl Moore, an aviation expert at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, found the collusion allegations far fetched. "I think it's highly unlikely they would collude. It's not the nature of the beast, they're just fierce competitors," Moore 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> mgmt_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/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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:48</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/air-canada-westjet-lawsuit-alleges-collusion-over-baggage-fees-263180" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Karl Moore Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:49:57 +0000 McGill University 121737 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Class Action Lawsuit Considered http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/class-action-lawsuit-considered-263179 <p>Air Canada and WestJet are facing a potential class action lawsuit after imposing checked baggage fees only days apart.</p> <p>The proposed class action alleges that the two airlines colluded to impose the fees and have unjustly enriched themselves in the process.</p> <p>Karl Moore, an aviation expert at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, found the collusion allegations far fetched. "I think it's highly unlikely they would collude. It's not the nature of the beast, they're just fierce competitors," Moore 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> mgmt_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/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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:44</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/class-action-lawsuit-considered-263179" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Karl Moore Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:47:13 +0000 McGill University 121736 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Launch of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/launch-university-challenge-leverage-your-idea-263178 <p>Students, Foreign Students and University Graduates aged 18 to 35 invited to submit their business idea. </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-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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:33</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/launch-university-challenge-leverage-your-idea-263178" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:35:49 +0000 McGill University 121735 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Socioeconomics play key role in Arctic Search and Rescue http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/socioeconomics-play-key-role-arctic-search-and-rescue-263167 <p><span>Traveling and harvesting on the land and sea is of vital importance to Indigenous communities in the Canadian Arctic and subarctic, with links to food security, cultural identity, and wellbeing. A new study by the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group at McGill University however, finds that economic transitions, social shifts, and climate change are dramatically affecting the safety of Inuit during these activities.</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> <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> McGill University </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="1200" height="801" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/dsc_7002.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-secondary-images"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_secondary_images" width="801" height="1200" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/dsc_8747.jpg?0" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_secondary_images" width="1200" height="801" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/dsc_4819.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, 2016-09-30 13:29</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/socioeconomics-play-key-role-arctic-search-and-rescue-263167" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arctic climate change Dylan Clark External Inuit search and rescue socioeconomic Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:29:58 +0000 McGill University 121734 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels The legacy of Jaclyn Fisher: Career Management Fair in her memory a success http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/legacy-jaclyn-fisher-career-management-fair-her-memory-success-263177 <p>Dollard des Ormeaux’s Jaclyn (Jackie) Lea Fisher passed away on March 21, 2015, following a lengthy battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and primary peritoneal carcinoma, a rare cancer, especially in young adults.</p> <p>“This is the biggest event that they organize each year, but the Centre provides thousands of BCom, MBA, Masters and PhD students with career coaching, advising, mock interview services, speed interviewing, networking sessions, and so much more,” explained Jennifer Kambhampati from the Desautels Faculty of Management.</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-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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:21</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/legacy-jaclyn-fisher-career-management-fair-her-memory-success-263177" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:27:40 +0000 McGill University 121733 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels MBA: des nouveautés dans les universités http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mba-des-nouveautes-dans-les-universites-263176 <p>On trouve plusieurs grandes nouveautés cet automne dans le petit monde des MBA (master of business administration). L'Université McGill et l'Université Laval lancent chacune une concentration en analytique d'affaires. L'Université Concordia a revu et resserré son programme, alors que HEC Montréal personnalise son MBA.</p> <p>McGill a commencé l'an dernier à donner des ateliers dans le domaine et l'intérêt des étudiants est au rendez-vous.</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-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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:17</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mba-des-nouveautes-dans-les-universites-263176" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Steve Fortin Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:20:31 +0000 McGill University 121732 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Air Canada, WestJet lawsuit alleges collusion over baggage fees http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/air-canada-westjet-lawsuit-alleges-collusion-over-baggage-fees-263175 <p>Air Canada and WestJet are facing a potential class action lawsuit after imposing checked baggage fees only days apart.</p> <p>The proposed class action alleges that the two airlines colluded to impose the fees and have unjustly enriched themselves in the process.</p> <p>Karl Moore, an aviation expert at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, found the collusion allegations far fetched. "I think it's highly unlikely they would collude. It's not the nature of the beast, they're just fierce competitors," Moore 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> mgmt_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/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">Fri, 2016-09-30 13:13</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/air-canada-westjet-lawsuit-alleges-collusion-over-baggage-fees-263175" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Karl Moore Staff Students Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:16:57 +0000 McGill University 121731 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels