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McGill Software site unavailable March 26 from 7am to 9am

Wed, 2014-03-26 07:00 - 09:00

The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am.

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Content Management System (CMS) extended maintenance (also affects uApply)

Fri, 2014-04-11 21:00 - Mon, 2014-04-14 06:00

Please be advised that there will be an extended maintenance downtime for the Content Management System (CenterStage, Webtop & Captiva InputAccel).  These systems will be unavailable starting at 9:00 pm Friday, April 11 and ending at 6:00 am on Monday, April 14. During this time these systems will be unavailable.

Note that documents used with the Graduate Admissions System (uApply) are stored on the CMS.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mcgill.ca IT"

Fri, 2014-03-21 11:40

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mcgill.ca IT", and Sender: "IT Services". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Using social media tools in teaching and learning

Tue, 2014-05-06 14:00 - 16:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Room: MS2-028 & MS2-029, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

From twitter to blogging, social media platforms can be effective in the classroom: these tools can increase communication skills, student participation, help link classroom experiences to the real-world, and facilitate collaboration.  This workshop is meant for any instructor at McGill, from TAs to lecturers and Professors.

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Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Tue, 2014-04-29 (All day)

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Access course evaluations in Minerva

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mail News Update!"

Wed, 2014-03-19 12:51

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mail News Update!", and Sender: "McGill University". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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New software available from the McGill software site

Tue, 2014-03-18 14:17

The following software is now available from the McGill software licensing site:

  • Present Desktop Web Registration for license year (2014-2015)

New Software versions now available:

  • JMP 11 license year (Sept 2013 - Sept 2014)
  • Maple 17 license year (Nov 2013 – Nov 2014)

 

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Course Evaluation Period for Winter 2014

Tue, 2014-03-11 11:27

Regular Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Apr. 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Complete course evaluations in Minerva

Any questions? Write to: mercury [dot] info [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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Call Pilot maintenance March 8 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Sat, 2014-03-08 08:00 - 10:00

The Call Pilot system will be unavailable on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am due to maintenance.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - Subject: "Tax Refund"

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:19

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Tax Refund", and purported to be coming from Canada Revenue Agency (info [at] cra-arc [dot] gc [dot] ca)

Please delete this email immediately!

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