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CorporateTime (CT) licences will expire at the end of November

CorporateTime (CT) licences will expire at the end of November and will not be renewed. This means that the CT server will be disconnected and access to use of CT will end. For many if not most CT account holders this is not an issue since they have moved from CT to Exchange and the ecalendar features available with Outlook and Outlook Web Access (OWA). If you are one of the few individuals who have yet to move off CT please contact your LAN manager immediately to be scheduled to be moved. Once the licences expire you will lose access to your CT ecalendar information.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2004

Rate reduction for Long Distance DAS Service

Effective October 16, 2004, the rate for using the Long Distance DAS Service will be reduced from 10 cents per minute to 5 cents per minute. Please see more information on the NCS website.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2004

Professor Yvan Lamonde receives the Faculty of Arts Award for Distinction in Research

Professor Lamonde is a specialist in the joint fields of history of ideas, the history of the intellectual and the history of the book. To learn more about Professor Lamonde and his groundbreaking research on Quebec literature and civilization click on the link below.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Honouring our own: Faculty of Arts administrators recognized

This year, the Faculty of Arts presented an Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff to two outstanding administrative officers, Georgii Mikula from the Department of History and Linda Montreuil from the Department of Economics. The Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Students was won this year by Lynda Bastien of the Department of Languages and Literatures Administrative Services.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

The McGill Shakespeare Moot Court Project website goes live

Click on the link below to consult the fact patterns, briefs and judgments of the first two trials, as well as critical articles, an extensive bibliography, and video footage from the second trial.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

New appointments in the Faculty of Arts

Over the past three years the Faculty has witnessed incredible growth: in 2002-2003, we welcomed 24 new members to the Faculty; in 2003-2004, we welcomed 22 more; and this year a further 27 new professors joined the ranks.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

New appointment: Senior advisor to the associate vice-principal (communications)

Gabrielle Korn has been appointed senior advisor to the associate vice-principal (communications).

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

New appointment: New communications officer

Christine Zeindler has joined the McGill University Relations Office (URO) as a communications officer.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Name change

The ICC is now known as Instructional Multimedia Services (IMS). This change of name was made to better reflect the IMS's role as McGill's central facility for the design, development and production of multimedia materials as well as the loaning, installation and maintenance of audiovisual equipment. IMS also provides television production, photography and graphic design services. The new name will be phased in, so for a while there will be an overlap as the IMS makes adjustments to signage, equipment labels, stationery and so forth. The URL will change to www.mcgill.ca/ims, but the previous URL, www.mcgill.ca/icc, will still operate for now. All phone numbers and building addresses remain the same.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

On the move

Between now and January 2005, a number of offices and services are being relocated within the James (Administration) Building.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Administrative transfers

The Centre for Developing-Area Studies, which used to report to the vice-principal (research), now reports to the dean of the Faculty of Arts. The McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women, formerly reporting to the provost, now reports to the dean of the Faculty of Arts.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Appointments

On September 7, 2004, the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors approved the appointment of Professor Marc Raboy, former director of the joint PhD program in communications at Université de Montréal, Concordia University and the Université du Québec à Montréal, to the Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications, in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, as of August 1, 2004.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

New exchange agreements

APPC recently approved a multilateral exchange agreement for North American students studying North America, linking eight universities within the Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

New documents of note

"Strategic Planning Process," "Pushing Excellence: An agenda for developing tradition and innovation," and the McGill University presentation to the National Assembly Education Commission on September 28, 2004.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

Applications reminder

MEQ's Fonds des services aux collectivités: Quebec universities are again invited to submit projects. Deadline: December 15, 2004. Revised guidelines will be available in mid-October. For information, call 398-2985, or click on the link below.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004