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Health and safety audit

A health and safety audit commissioned by McGill found many areas where we can improve our practices. Change is already underway.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2004

CFI results announced

The most recent round of CFI funding announcements brought $13 million to McGill, allowing professors to purchase high-tech equipment for biological and materials research.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2004

Dishing up a storm

McGill plans to pick a food service contractor for its campus cafeterias. How will this affect quality and service? Students and staff voice their concerns, as does administration.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2004

Jennifer Robinson: McGill is the message

As Associate Vice-Principal (Communications), Jennifer Robinson's job is to make McGill look good. As a public relations pro, she couldn't ask for a better client.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2004

NSERC 25th anniversary celebration

In the context of January's NSERC 25th anniversary celebration and the announcement of McGill's NSERC Chair in Extreme Weather, we have made the presentations by NSERC president Tom Brzustowski and Associate Vice-Principal (Research) Ian Butler available. Thanks to all who participated.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2004

McGill presents to parliament

The Quebec parliamentary inquiry into the state of higher education allowed McGill administration to make their pitch to rationalize the funding process for universities and allow universities to tap new sources of income.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Penny pinching and power

The McGill Energy Week was a success, with a power consumption reduction of 8.2 percent in the three monitored buildings. But Environment Officer Kathleen Ng said more needs to be done in terms of awareness.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Remembering Claude Ryan

The former Quebec politician is remembered by those who worked with him at the Newman Centre.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

François Tavenas, 1942-2004

The McGill community notes the passing of former Vice-Principal (Planning and Resources) François Tavenas.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

Senate report

Interim harassment policy causes procedural difficulty, health and safety audit and discipline report presented.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2004

François Tavenas, 1942-2004

Former rector of Université Laval and former McGill University Vice-Principal (Planning and Resources) François Tavenas died suddenly in his sleep, February 13, in Luxembourg, at the age of 61. Born in Bourg-de-Péage in France, François Tavenas held a degree in civil engineering from the Institut national des sciences appliquées of Lyon and a doctorate in geotechnics from the University of Grenoble. He was the first rector of the University of Luxembourg.

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Published on : 13 Feb 2004

Universities: catalysts for Montreal's development

A new report from Montréal International details the economic impact of Montreal's four universities. "Universities: Catalysts for the Development of Metro Montréal" contains an abundance of new data concerning the tremendous contribution that universities make to the economic vitality of the city.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2004

New executive director for MUHC

Dr. Arthur Porter has been named executive director of the McGill University Health Centre.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

New Dean of Education: inclusive learning

Internationally recognized expert on inclusive education Robert Slee came all the way from sunny Australia to become Dean of the Faculty of Education.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

New associate vice-principal (communications)

Jennifer Robinson has been appointed associate vice-principal (communications).

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004