McGill is introducing a new web information system named Minerva to serve students, staff and faculty. Beginning in May 2002, students will register using Minerva for the Fall 2002 and Winter 2003 terms.
This Saturday, November 17, at 3:00 pm, in the auditorium of Panthéon-Assas University in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, McGill Emeritus Professor of Law, Paul-André Crépeau, will receive a doctorate Honoris Causa from University President Bernard Teyssié
McGill Fall 2001 Convocation, Place des Arts, Tuesday, November 13, 2001, 2:00 pm: McGill honours Her Excellency Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, legendary organist Marie-Claire Alain, the Honourable Justice William Ian Cornell Binnie, and Chemistry Professor Byung Chan Eu.
McGill Principal Bernard Shapiro today met with Education Minister François Legault to sign the University's "entente de performance," in the presence of Richard Pound, Chancellor of the University and Robert Rabinovitch, Chair of its Board of Governors.
It's cap and gown day at McGill on Nov. 9, as the University celebrates fall convocation. David Johnston, McGill's former vice-chancellor and principal, along with alumnus Milton K.H. Leong, will be receiving honorary degrees from the University. Six faculty members will also be distinguished as emeritus professors, while 1,425 students are graduating.
The renowned British opera and theatre director, author and physician Jonathan Miller will be visiting Montreal to meet with McGill students on Thursday, October 12 and to deliver a public lecture entitled "Laughing Matters: Humour and Comedy."
McGill University professor Dr Brian Alters receives a three-year Lucent Technologies Foundation grant totaling $650,000 to improve the teaching of science in primary and secondary schools.
Researchers have developed a control system for classrooms that responds to instructor activity and automates control of the room's technological tools.