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Celebrating 100 years

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the Faculty of Music and the Faculty of Dentistry are all celebrating their 100th anniversaries this year. We asked the heads of these three programs to think about what the next hundred years holds for their fields.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Playing fair at the Olympics

As long as there have been sports there have been cheaters. It is McGill Chancellor Dick Pound's job to stop them — at least at the level of the Olympics — as head of the World Anti-Doping Authority.

Published on : 09 Sep 2004

Directions for the new year

Heather Munroe-Blum welcomes back the McGill community and looks to a future of building on McGill's strengths, improving communication and working strategically to achieve our goals — and hopefully getting more money with which to do so.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

McGill welcomes new acting vice-principal

Jacques Hurtubise, appointed associate vice-principal (research) in August, will be sitting behind a bigger desk sooner than he expected. He will be the acting vice-principal (research) upon the departure of Louise Proulx, who is leaving her VP portfolio at the end of September.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004

For students — Important information about Fall convocation

Thursday, October 28, 2004, is Fall convocation day. Please be sure to confirm your personal information on Minerva, and visit the Convocations website for information pertaining to graduation and convocation.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2004

CREPUQ's Projet TRAP wins two awards at 2004 CLA conference

At the 2004 annual conference of the Canadian Library Association, held in Victoria in June, Projet TRAP (Projet de traitement partagé – sharing cataloguing), initiated by the CREPUQ Working Group on Cataloguing, received two awards: the OCLC Canada/Canadian Library Association Award for Resource Sharing and the Canadian Association of College and University Libraries (CACUL) Innovation Achievement Award. The Working Group includes McGill cataloguing librarian Pat Riva.

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Published on : 31 Aug 2004

McGill community digs deep to benefit Centraide

McGill staff and students dug deep into their pockets last year for Centraide. Heather Munroe-Blum, principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University, announced the 2003 McGill Centraide Campaign raised $290,000.

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Published on : 02 Aug 2004

Solidarity Fund QFL invests $10 million in MSBi

The Solidarity Fund QFL announced a $10-million investment in MSBi Investment Fund LP, a seed- and early-stage fund specializing in high tech business financing. This partnership will allow MSBi to more adequately respond to the financial needs of seed-stage and early-stage companies resulting from next generation technologies that emanate from McGill, Sherbrooke and Bishop's universities, as well as their affiliated hospitals and research centres.

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Published on : 19 Jul 2004

Top Ethics Watchdog

Former Principal Bernard Shapiro is Canada's new ethics commissioner.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2004

Appointment of new Associate Vice-Principal (Research)

Dr Jacques Hurtubise has been appointed Associate Vice-Principal (Research), effective August 1, 2004.

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Published on : 14 Jul 2004

Appointment of Associate Provost (Faculty)

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors approved, at its meeting of June 28, 2004, the appointment of Professor William F. Foster of the Faculty of Law to the position of Associate Provost (Faculty).

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Published on : 07 Jul 2004

Administrative News Bulletin launched

We are pleased to present the first issue of the "electronic" Administrative News Bulletin to the McGill community.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

Physical master plan on horizon

The University is now engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning exercise that will set teaching and research priorities going forward and will allocate resources in support of the academic goals.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

McGill's 2004-2005 operating budget

At the Board of Governors meeting held on May 25, 2004, the Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) presented the proposed 2004-2005 budget together with an outline of the framework for the multi-year resource allocation model in support of McGill's Strategic Academic Plan.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

McGill environmental project awarded prize

The Canadian Association of Business Officers (CAUBO), who promote the professional and effective management of the administrative, financial and business affairs of Canadian universities, awarded the Quality and Productivity Awards Quebec regional prize to McGill University for its Radioisotope Tracking System (RTS), developed by the Waste Management Program group.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004