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McGill Password reset, Student/Staff Directory and other services unavailable for maintenance on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Sun, 2014-04-06 08:00 - 17:00

Due to a maintenance operation on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, McGill Passwords will not be able to be created or reset, either through Minerva, the Change McGill Password link on the myMcGill portal, or via the Forgot Password?

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Battery recall on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops from 2010-11

Fri, 2014-03-28 16:08

On March 27, 2014, Lenovo voluntarily recalled certain lithium-ion batteries, which were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped worldwide between October 2010 and April 2011.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 23

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 23, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 16

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 16, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 10

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Thursday, April 10, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 2

Wed, 2014-04-02 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 2, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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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

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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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