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Workshop on Mindfulness Stress Reduction

Gina Rubinsky, psychologist and Mindfulness Stress Reduction Facilitator, will guide a english workshop about mindfulness on Sunday, August 28th at Shanti Yoga in Montréeal West. For more information, please read the advertising above or visit the website http://www.living-arts.ca/retreats.htm

Published on : 24 Aug 2016

Fall 2016 – Course Lecturers – Job Posting

McGill University Department of Art History and Communication Studies Fall 2016 – Course Lecturers – Job Posting The Department of Art History and Communication Studies invites applications for a Course Lecturer to teach a course during Fall 2016. Please note that Course Lecturers have signed their first Collective Agreement on 30 October 2015, available at http://mcliu.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Collective_Agreement_MCLIU_Fr....

Published on : 24 Aug 2016

Major Construction around Desautels Faculty of Management

Please be advised that the City of Montreal is undergoing a number of major construction projects that will impede access to the downtown campus, including the Bronfman building. For more information, please visit the McGill construction site or City of Montreal Info-Travaux.  

Published on : 24 Aug 2016

Imaflex Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2016

Imaflex announces the appointment of John Ripplinger as Vice President Corporate Affairs, effective September 6, 2016.  “John is a highly qualified professional with extensive financial expertise and a track record of success working with industry-leading companies,” highlighted Mr.

Published on : 24 Aug 2016

Changes to billing for lost overdue items

Beginning August, 24, 2016, Library borrowers will be billed for the replacement cost of items that are not returned or renewed 14 days after the due date, except for items in high demand that cannot be renewed: after 2 days for reserve material, and after 10 days for items that have been recalled. (Previously, bills for replacement were sent to users after 40 days for overdue items and 21 days for recalled overdue items.)

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Published on : 23 Aug 2016

Couche-Tard to buy U.S. convenience store chain CST for $4.4B

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. will buy U.S. retail rival CST Brands Inc. in a takeover deal worth $4.4 billion. The two companies had been rumoured to be working on a pact since last week, and on Monday, the Quebec-based convenience store chain confirmed their offer. ..."What they have learned to do very clearly is to bring the best ideas from the acquisitions to the whole group and develop them," said Karl Moore, Associate Professor at McGill University.

Published on : 23 Aug 2016

Phishing scam: From: McGill University <res.life@mcgill.ca>

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University telling users that their McGill Webmail account will expire today.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2016

Dr. Boris Bernhardt joins the BIC as new Principal Investigator

We are fortunate to welcome Dr. Boris Bernhardt as BIC core Faculty Member as of August 1, 2016. Boris is a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill and a member of the Epilepsy research group at the MNI. He obtained his PhD in Neuroscience at McGill in 2011 and carried out postdoctoral studies at the Max-Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. Boris heads the newly-founded Multimodal Imaging and Connectome Analysis Lab at the BIC.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): New Notification Regarding Your Payroll

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University saying "You Have 1 New Message Regarding Your New Payroll". An example of the phishing email is below.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2016

How Grantmaking Can Create Adaptive Organizations

Coal mining was the economic lifeblood of eastern Kentucky for most of the twentieth century, providing families in this rural mountainous region with one of the few sources of a middle-class income. But those jobs began disappearing in the 1980s as producers switched from underground mining to surface mining and mountaintop removal. More recently, mining operations have shifted to western U.S. states as the coal seams in Central Appalachia have become depleted.

Published on : 22 Aug 2016

Welcome new and returning students!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2016

Welcome new and returning students!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2016

Undergrad & Health Sciences Info Updated

Programs, courses, and other Undergraduate and Health Sciences information has been updated in to reflect new program offerings and academic info for 2016–17 on the eCalendar! Browse to your specific academic unit via the Faculties & Schools overview to find out more.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2016

A Knight is Reborn

Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: GUD) ("Knight"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. ("Paladin"), will be joining the Knight team as President and member of the Board of Directors. In her new role, beginning on August 31, 2016, Samira will report to Jonathan Ross Goodman, CEO of Knight.

Published on : 19 Aug 2016