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Convocation on screen

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

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 May 2004

Tickets available for Leacock simulcast of Faculty of Arts convocation, June 2 at 10:00 am

For those who require extra guest tickets for the Faculty of Arts convocation, we are pleased to advise you that a simulcast of this ceremony will be shown in Leacock 132. Tickets for this venue are available in Room 608 of the James Administration Building.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 May 2004

Christine Dolden: Jumping into the fire

As administrative officer in the Department of Medicine and the MUHC, Christine Dolden handles vacation schedules and appointment forms and manages office space for nearly 700 staff. She recently won the Anne McCormick Award for Excellence in the Faculty of Medicine.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 May 2004

McGill professor awarded Trudeau Fellows Prize

McGill law professor Roderick A. Macdonald is one of five Canadians who have been awarded the prestigious Trudeau Fellows Prize for outstanding contributions to issues of public policy this year. Another prizewinner, Professor Ann Dale of Royal Roads University, received her PhD from McGill under the supervision of Professor Stuart Hill, Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Each Fellow receives a $150,000 prize paid over three years, plus a $25,000 annual allowance for travel and research expenses.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 03 May 2004

À bientôt Anne-Marie

Communications officer leaves McGill after 30 years.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2004

McGill is a model of diversity

The Principal urges members of the McGill community to actively speak out against intolerance.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 15 Apr 2004

Bishop's Hodder made vice-principal

Janyne Hodder, currently Principal of Bishop's University, will become McGill's first vice-principal (inter-institutional affairs). Her job is to strengthen the university's relations with external bodies.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Chambers to be MCRTW Person of the year

Gretta Chambers has been named the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women's person of the year. McGill's first woman chancellor, Chambers has had a long career in journalism and is active in a range of community concerns, from hospitals to education to art.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Rethinking green

The University recently held its annual Rethink Campus sustainability conference. A forum for the university to give a report on progress to date and for the community to make suggestions as to where to go in the future, the conference addressed everything from waste management to commuting.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Sounds of the future: On-site at McGill's new music building

In addition to a 200-seat recital hall, a new home for the Music Library and specialized production and research labs, the new music building will feature a "beautiful-sounding box," a freestanding space large enough to accommodate a full orchestra and chorus.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2004

Convocation week 2004

McGill's spring 2004 Convocation ceremonies take place during the week of May 31 to June 4, under a canopy tent on lower campus west of the Roddick Gates.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2004

Parking on lower campus during Convocation week

From Monday, May 31, to Friday, June 4 inclusive, the Roddick Gates entrance will be closed and campus parking will be limited.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2004

The Tuques bleues race again

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum presided over this year's 2.5-kilometre torchlight snowshoe race on Mount Royal. The event raised $200,000 in support of conservation efforts.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2004

To cheat, or not to cheat

The trial use of Turnitin.com, a plagiarism detection service, proves controversial.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2004

Put on your rethinking cap

McGill wants input on rethinking its environmental policy.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2004