Admin & governance news
McGill announces three senior appointments, including Dr. Colleen Cook as Trenholme Dean of Libraries
McGill University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum announced today that the University’s Board of Governors, at its Sept. 28, 2010 meeting, approved the appointments of three highly experienced executives to fill positions in McGill’s senior administrative team.
A rabid bat was found lying on the sidewalk at McGill’s Roddick Gates on Friday, September 10th 2010 around noon. Rabies is a viral infection that can be transmitted by the bite of an infected animal. In the case of a bat, this bite can be very small and may go unnoticed.
The devastation from damage and disease in the wake of catastrophic floods in Pakistan remains an urgent problem. More than 1,600 have been killed and an estimated 17.2 million people have been affected since the floods occurred toward the end of July, according to the United Nations. The need for relief support is enormous.
McGill continues to closely monitor the situation in Pakistan where the country’s worst flooding in nearly a century has affected more than 14 million people and left at least 1,600 dead, according to the United Nations.
The replacement of a major water main at the corner of McGill College Ave. and Sherbrooke St. W. will result in some partial and temporary street and sidewalk closings in the area adjacent to the Roddick Gates until early August. The work began Monday, June 14.
An important step in the green direction at McGill - University and Ville-Marie Borough make McTavish Street a pedestrian zone
La rue McTavish, entre la rue Sherbrooke et l'avenue du Docteur-Penfield, sera désormais une zone piétonne à l'année
Dear Members of the McGill Community, The McGill University Budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 marks a series of transitions – a new accounting methodology, a new fiscal year end, and the closing of our first multi-year allocation plan linked to clearly articulated strategic academic priorities, which include sustaining strength in core fields across the board.
Montreal philanthropist Jacques Bougie, Nobel Prize winner Douglas D. Osheroff and one of the world's great organists, Olivier Latry, are among the 10 exceptional individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year's spring convocation ceremonies
Guided by the Master Plan’s planning and design principles, the University is working to enhance our campus green spaces. On May 28, 2010, changes to the Downtown Lower Campus will create a pedestrian friendly campus space, as free as possible of vehicles.
Packed agenda includes preliminary 2010-2011 budget report By Neale McDevitt The March 24 sitting of Senate was long – at times lively – and touched upon cornerstone issues such as research, ethics and of course, finances. The longest debate of the nearly four-hour session was reserved for the contentious issue of McGill’s Policy on the Conduct of Research [...]