There are a number of Faculty-based awards for University teaching. If your Faculty or teaching unit has an award and/or a record of previous winners, please email tls [at] mcgill [dot] ca so that we can help publicize the winners by linking to this information.
Canada's Immigration Officers on Strike
The following update was posted on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website:
Notice – Strike Action
June 11, 2013 — The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) union is currently taking strike action. PAFSO union members responsible for processing visa applications have been walking out of offices in Canada and overseas.
Registration period for Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 for returning students in all faculties (except Continuing Studies) to register without a late registration fee...
Registration period for Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 for returning students in all faculties (except Continuing Studies) to register without a late registration fee.
IMPORTANT: Returning students who fail to register in at least one course by Wednesday, August 14, 2013 may continue to register after this date and until the end of the registration period, but with late registration penalties.
McGill University’s celebrated academic story continues to be enriched by the ambition and optimism of its graduates. Congratulations to all the Master’s and PhD students who will receive their hard-earned degrees this week during Convocation ceremonies from May 27 to June 3. We are proud to welcome you to the illustrious network of scholars, alumni and supporters that make up the McGill community.
McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue.
Desautels MBA students win 2013 Hult Prize - Boston Regional Finals with plan to solve urban hunger with diet of crickets
A team of five MBA students from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management won the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize in March for their plan to develop a manufacturing plant to grow edible crickets and decrease urban hunger. The MBA students competed against 42 other schools, including Harvard, MIT, and Yale. The Hult prize is a great start -up accelerator program dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs. Each year, students work together to develop innovative social enterprises that aim to eliminate a social isssue selected by the committee.
First day of classes and last day to register without penalty in July section summer courses in Management
First day of classes and last day to register without penalty in July section summer courses in Management offered on Mondays and Wednesdays.
NOTE: The last day of summer lectures varies by course, please see the Summer Studies Calendar for further information at www.mcgill.ca/study.
Deadline to request deferral of admission to M.D.,C.M. program and its joint programs of M.D.,C.M./M.B.A. and M.D.,C.M./Ph.D.