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Mathematica software now Free for Students

Mon, 2015-02-09 10:17

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Source Site: /it

Colloquium: Translation Studies and Geopolitics

Thu, 2015-02-05 11:38

McGill University, in collaboration with l’Université Stendhal Grenoble 3, l’Université de Toulouse 2 and l’Université de Paris IV Sorbonne, is hosting a colloquium on the subject of Translation Studies and Geopolitics.

This event will take place April 20-21, 2015. Registration is required by April 13

For more information, please visit www.mcgill.ca/colloquium2015

688 Sherbrooke St. W. has closed due to a power outage

Wed, 2015-01-21 15:14

688 Sherbrooke St. West has closed due to a power outage. All classes scheduled to take place at 688 Sherbrooke have been cancelled for the rest of the day, with one exception.

Please note that CIAM 524: Airline Management, section 771 CRN14918, scheduled to take place from 6 to 9 p.m., will take place in Adams Building room G01, event #E6843. CIAM 524 students may contact their instructor.

Update: Power back on at 688 Sherbrooke

Wed, 2015-01-21 15:11

Classes and other University operations will resume as normal on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at 688 Sherbrooke St. W., after an electrical problem forced the building to be closed Wednesday afternoon and evening.

All systems were back on Wednesday night after the electrical problem was repaired earlier in the evening.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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688 Sherbrooke St. West has closed due to a power outage. All classes scheduled to take place at 688 Sherbrooke have been cancelled for the rest of the day, with one exception.

MS Office 365 ProPlus now available for faculty & staff

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:33

McGill faculty and staff members now have FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus, which includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps.

The service allows you to install the Office suite on up to 5 personal devices*, including PCs, Macs, and 5 iPad and Windows tablets.

Source Site: /it

Leading the charge toward sustainability

Fri, 2015-01-16 02:22

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.

Source Site: /mecheng

Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Tue, 2015-01-27 10:00 - 14:00

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Email communications from Student Funding

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:45

The Award Processing Support Service team has received many requests to send emails to service (generic) email accounts when communicating about a specific BSA award issue.  As the use of generic email accounts has become a best practice across many faculties and departments, regular communications to and from these accounts has become the norm. 

Source Site: /studentfunding

Processes for Unclaimed/Uncollectible awards

Fri, 2015-01-09 13:34

Student Accounts has established the procedure for dealing with unclaimed awards from Student fee accounts and uncollectable charges resulting from award cancellations. Although these cases are very rare, a procedure is necessary in order to handle these issues when they occur.

Source Site: /studentfunding
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