The Staff Development winter calendar is now available! New and ongoing courses are included and further announcements may be made as the term progresses. Thank you for your enthusiasm, involvement and thoughtful feedback; a few adjustments have been made in response to your comments.
Thanks to additional funding from the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research), McGill's student science writing program has expanded to include the social sciences and humanities. See the SPARK site for further details, and contact Linda Cooper, program director, if you are interested in joining. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.
The Smoke Free program is an 8-week program to provide knowledge and support to help smokers quit. Join us for our orientation session, January 12 at 6 pm, by contacting the Centre. 50% discount for students and hospital employees.
The Benefits Office is pleased to announce that the improvements and additions to both the Health and Dental Plans will be effective January 1, 2005. Rates for the Supplemental Health, Dental and LTD plans will increase slightly, but Group Life Insurance rates will remain the same in 2005. Read our HR Note for more information.
Le réseau Lexicologie, Terminologie, Traduction, l'un des réseaux thématiques de recherches linguistiques de l'Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), annonce la publication de « La localisation, problématique de la formation. »
The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) is moving to room 419, James Administration Building, on December 20, 2004. Phone numbers, contact information and postal code remain the same. Please update any references to the VP (Research) Office to reflect this change. Due to the move, it may be difficult to contact us on December 20 and 21. Thank you.
The lunch-hour program offers staff members the opportunity to work off stress and improve health through a varied selection of activities that include aqua fitness, badminton, aerobics, cycling, tennis, ball hockey, tai chi, belly dancing, yoga and Pilates.
Internet and telephone service has been restored to Macdonald campus. Hydro-Québec, Bell Canada and RISQ created a temporary bypass route. Work to migrate back to the regular route will not take place tomorrow as originally stated, but sometime in the future. There is no time frame as to when this will be done.
Internet and telephone service has been restored to Macdonald campus. Hydro-Québec and Bell Canada created a temporary bypass route. A transfer back to the original route to restore full service will be done tomorrow morning. As a result there might be a short downtime to telephone and Internet service at Macdonald campus tomorrow morning between 08h00 and 08h30 for around 10 minutes.
Due to a fire in one of Hydro-Québec's substations, communications into and out of Macdonald campus have been affected. Within Macdonald campus, there is full telephone service, and outgoing calls are possible; however, incoming calls are not possible. Internet access is also not possible. NCS is making efforts to resolve Internet connectivity and restore telephone service. Hydro-Québec is working to resolve this problem.