Admin & governance news
If you think you have H1N1, please report your illness and absence from academic activities on Minerva with the H1N1 Self-Reporting form. For students, this form will be treated as equivalent to a medical note should you need to request an excused absence or an academic accommodation (e.g. a postponed deadline for an assignment or missed test).
RE$EARCH Infosource, THE-QS World University Rankings, and University Report Card (Globe and Mail) analysis and highlights are now available on the 'Reports' section under 'Reports and Documents' on our website. Two more are soon to be posted. You will need to log in to view the reports.
Please be advised that on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, there will be a university-wide test of our new automated notification service, McGill | Attention! The test will occur at approximately 10:40 a.m.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum has issued a statement to all McGill staff concerning the recent public discussions surrounding Canada's research-intensive universities. You can read her statement in its entirety on the McGill Reporter website: http://reporter.mcgill.ca.
Dear Members of the McGill Community, I write to inform you that Ms. Sylvia Franke, McGill’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), has decided to leave the University effective 31 December 2009 in order to pursue new opportunities in higher education administration.
Please be aware of the following actions, which are under your control and which can help us all minimize the chances of an H1N1 outbreak: Hand Washing Hand Sanitizer Healthy Living Be Informed
The water distributed on Macdonald Campus is now safe to drink. The boil water advisory was lifted on Friday, August 14 at 5 p.m. after two consecutive days of testing revealed no presence of contaminants in the water.
Around noon on Tuesday, August 11, a gas main was inadvertently ruptured in the course of construction work near the corner of University and Sherbrooke Streets. The pipe was sealed within an hour and people were shortly thereafter allowed to proceed back into the affected buildings. The emergency situation is over.