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Redefining green at McGill

In May 2004, the Senate Committee on Physical Development (SCPD) unanimously adopted a resolution to create a Task Force at McGill University to develop a framework for recommending to the SCPD revisions to McGill's building design standards to include "green building standards."

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

Improved washrooms on campus

What new McGill program is no one talking about? Just because it may be uncouth to discuss in polite company and may not be the subject of conversations around the water cooler, we know that many of you will welcome the McGill 2004-05 Washrooms Improvement Program!

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

It's time to 'Clean and Green'

This year, Building Services of the Department of Facilities Management and Development offers a fast, easy and environmentally friendly way to rid your office of unwanted equipment and other bulky items with its new "Clean and Green" service.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2004

McGill torch song

Heather Munroe-Blum was among the many notable Montrealers to carry the Olympic torch through Montreal streets on June 20. Munroe-Blum, McGill's principal and vice-chancellor, was invited to take part in the pomp and pageantry of the world's biggest amateur sporting event here in Montreal. The 2004 Olympic Games are set to unfold in Greece next August. The local leg of the Olympic Torch Relay was organized by the City of Montreal, the Canadian Olympic Committee and various commercial partners.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2004

McGill's library studies celebrates 100 years and new acting director

The GSLIS is marking its centenary with a changing of the guard. France Bouthillier has been named acting director.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2004

McGill leads the country in CCAE awards

McGill's writers, editors, alumni relations staff, fundraisers and Web developers have combined to help the University win more awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education than any other institution of higher learning in the country.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2004

Professors emeriti

McGill's newest emeritus professors.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Senate: The long goodbye

The last Senate meeting of the academic year covered a range of hot-button issues: the budget, student representation, ethics of human research and French language policy.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Preparing for convocation

For her third and final year as University Marshal, Kate Le Maistre was given quite a challenge - to manage 10 different convocations, nine of which would be held outdoors for the first time in over 30 years.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Max Stiebel: Portrait of the artist

Max Stiebel is leaving McGill after 29 years of drawing and designing education and information materials for the university. What's next? Perhaps a career as a portrait artist.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Heather Munroe-Blum: Looking back, thinking to the future

The Principal looks back over her first full academic year at McGill: the accomplishments, challenges and aspirations.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Finishing school for grad students

Plenty of students start graduate degrees, but not all of them finish. A colloquium organized by the office of the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies examined the problem of grad school attrition.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Northern grads of McGill

McGill convocations take place further afield than even Ste. Anne de Bellevue. The Nunavut Teacher Education Program has been producing educators for the northern territories for years.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Climate study pioneer gives talk

Honorary degree recipient Syukuro Manabe, the father of climate modelling, will deliver a lecture on June 4 on how global warming will affect water availability worldwide.

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Published on : 27 May 2004

Convocation on screen

Convocation will be broadcast on the web this year, and a special 24-hour camera will capture campus from above.

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Published on : 27 May 2004