Ever wished that McGill's online campus maps could be easier to navigate and understand? McGill's new maps have just launched, and they're based on something we can all wrap our heads around: Google Maps.
After nearly 60,000 votes and months of sometimes furious debate, the results are in for the Greatest McGillians contest. In the end, voters gave the nod to a trio of illustrious McGillians whose achievements represent three different pillars of the university’s excellence: Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, B
Wilson Hall, 3506 University Street, has reopened this afternoon following flooding Thursday evening caused by a burst pump in the pumping station on Dr. Penfield Avenue. While some damage occurred on the building's lower level to aid in the pumping of water, this will be repaired in due course. Please click on title above for full announcement.
Following severe flooding Thursday evening caused by a burst pump in the City of Montreal pumping station on Dr. Penfield Avenue, McTavish Street is now reopened to pedestrian traffic. Meanwhile, Wilson Hall remains closed. Please click on title above for full announcement.
During the MUNACA labour dispute, McGill has up a website at www.mcgill.ca/students/operating-hours where you can find up-to-date operating hours for some 40 student services and units around McGill.
on behalf of Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) The McGill University Non-academic Certified Association (MUNACA) began a general strike at 6 a.m. this morning. MUNACA represents many of the clerical workers, as well as lab technicians and other support staff who work at McGill. It is unfortunate that we have been unable to agree on terms for a new contract.
As more details come to light on the bombing and shootings that killed 76 people in Norway on Friday, some members of the McGill community may be concerned about loved ones, friends or colleagues who may have been affected by this tragedy. We’d like to offer our support by reminding McGill students and staff about the various services available to them:
Please note that the sidewalk in front of Wilson Hall (3506 University St.) has been cordoned off and the University St. exit/entrance to the building has been closed for the next few days. A stucco/cement coating on an upper portion of the building's facade is old, brittle and becoming unstable. The University will have a contractor on site to remove this material before the end of the week. The
McGill University student, Jonathan Glencross is recognized by Earth Day Canada for environmental achievement - Student establishes Sustainable Projects Fund and more
McGill University Safety staff will be working with SOS Richelieu to volunteer with the cleanup efforts and provide much-needed relief to thousands of victims. If you'd like to help too, we urge you to visit SOS Richelieu's website and sign up to take part. Whether you're hauling sandbags or working the phones, we need your help!
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.
How engaging is your McGill experience? Take the National Survey of Student Engagement at http://tinyurl.com/nsse-mcgill and let us know. We'll use your comments to improve our services and make McGill a more engaging place. Fill out the survey before June 1, and you could win one of two iPads.