Faculty of Engineering news
(New Scientist): A device that pinches and stretches the skin on the fingertips, rather than prodding and poking it, could revolutionise the way blind people access graphs and maps. (see link for full story)
The normal Tuesday schedule of course activities is cancelled for December 2, 2008. In its place, all lectures, labs, conferences and other course-related activities that are normally held on Mondays will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 as well. This change in schedule is to make up for activities that are cancelled on Monday, October 13 due to Thanksgiving Day.
Atelier Big City (Adjunct Professor Howard Davies, with Anne Cormier and Randy Cohen) has won the Award for Architectural Integration, a special heritage award from the City of Montreal (L'Opération patrimoine architectural de Montréal 2008). This award is presented to a business for its efforts to enhance an old neighbourhood by integrating a new, quality construction into the existing urban fa
McGill University is proud to announce that six of its researchers have been elected as Fellows to the RSC: The Academies of Arts, Humanties and Sciences of Canada in recognition of their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievements.
To: All McGill Staff and Students. Last night, AGSEM, the union representing Teaching Assistants and Demonstrators at McGill, declared a strike against the University.
Courses administered by the Faculty of Engineering do not have supplemental examinations; however, Engineering students may be eligible to write a supplemental examination in courses administered by the Faculty of Arts & Science (some Science, Humanities and Social Sciences courses).
Saad Ahmad, a student in Electrical Engineering, Lilia Koleva, a student in the School of Architecture, and Alexandre Lamoureux, MEng in Mechanical Engineering, were recently named as "History Makers," which is part of Campaign McGill.