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McGill University reappoints Manfredi as Dean of Arts

Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, is delighted to announce that the Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of Prof. Christopher P. Manfredi as Dean of Arts for a second five-year term. The reappointment is effective July 1, 2011.

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Published on : 09 May 2011

McGill Home Page Survey #2

As part of a redesign of the www.mcgill.ca website, we're overhauling the McGill home page and we need your help to make sure it does everything you need it to do. That's why we've created a five-minute survey asking current and prospective students, staff, faculty and the whole McGill community how well our current home page responds to their needs.

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Published on : 05 May 2011

Update: Important safety message to the McGill community

This is an update of a message sent on April 22. Please read it carefully. The assailant Montreal police have been seeking following incidents of assault and sexual assault that occurred in the Milton-Parc community to the east of the downtown campus between Thursday, April 21, and Friday, April 22, is still at large.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2011

Earthquake in Japan

The extent of devastation and loss of life from the enormous earthquake that struck Japan Friday morning (eastern time) may not be known for a number of days.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2011

Principal's Message: Strategic Reframing Initiative

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to update you on the Strategic Reframing Initiative (SRI), following my messages of last October and December. The SRI is developing ways we can work better across the University, by improving our success and accelerating our progress in five key areas.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2011

Senate Subcommittee on Women to acknowledge "International Women's Day"

March 8 is International Women's Day. It is a day to celebrate the economic, cultural, social and political achievements of women and to consider what still needs to be done to advance women's rights. Please join us, and other members of the McGill community, as we honour women everywhere and work together to protect and promote women's rights and equity around the world.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2011

Civil unrest in Egypt and countries in the surrounding area

With the continuing civil unrest in Egypt and countries in the surrounding areas, many members of our McGill family may be concerned about loved ones, friends or colleagues who may have been caught up in the ongoing strife.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2011

Macdonald Campus boil water advisory

Please note that a boil-water advisory has been issued for the Macdonald campus because of temporary problems with the chlorinator. Boiling water for one minute kills all water-borne disease causing micro-organisms. Bottled water will be provided to the campus until the machinery is repaired. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2011

Storm warning: Monday, Dec. 13

UPDATE: Exams to proceed as planned.

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Published on : 13 Dec 2010

Principal's Message: Strategic Reframing Initiative

I am pleased to direct your attention to a video interview that I conducted recently about McGill's Strategic Reframing Initiative, or SRI. I hope that this discussion gives you a better understanding of the scope and objectives of the SRI and how it will enable McGill to achieve even higher levels of performance and excellence as we carry out our academic mission in the years ahead.

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Published on : 30 Nov 2010

Website to be disrupted during Oct. 14 emergency communications test

On Thursday, Oct. 14, there will be a university-wide test of our automated notification service, "McGill | Attention!" Phase 1 of the test will occur at approximately 10:40am. Phases 2 and 3 will disrupt all traffic to the www.mcgill.ca website from approximately 9:00pm to 9:30pm.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Roderick Macdonald to receive honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

Professor Roderick Macdonald will be receiving an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal during its fall convocation ceremony to be held on October 7, 2010.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Floods in Pakistan

The devastation from damage and disease in the wake of catastrophic floods in Pakistan remains an urgent problem. More than 1,600 have been killed and an estimated 17.2 million people have been affected since the floods occurred toward the end of July, according to the United Nations. The need for relief support is enormous.

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Published on : 03 Sep 2010

Floods in Pakistan

McGill continues to closely monitor the situation in Pakistan where the country’s worst flooding in nearly a century has affected more than 14 million people and left at least 1,600 dead, according to the United Nations.

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Published on : 05 Aug 2010

Docteur-Penfield Ave. closed at Peel

The replacement of a major water main at the corner of Peel and Docteur-Penfield will result in some partial and temporary street and sidewalk closings in the area until late September.

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Published on : 03 Aug 2010