By McGill Reporter Staff
Anna Henley and Simona Bene Watts have been named McGill University’s 2014 Schulich Leaders, each receiving a Schulich Leader Scholarship for students entering undergraduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).
As part of the measures being taken to enhance security and safety around the City of Montreal’s McTavish St. sewer and water-main construction project, the stairs at the intersection of McTavish St. and the south side of Dr. Penfield Ave. will be closed immediately for an indeterminate period of time.
Signs will be placed to direct pedestrians to an alternate route across Dr. Penfield, via the plaza on the west side of the Leacock Building.
McGill researchers are looking for new dads and dads-to-be to help them develop a new website to provide dads-to be and new dads with information and strategies to help adjust to the changes of parenthood, enhance emotional wellness and engage in healthy behaviours. By participating in this research study, you will help tailor the website to the needs of new dads and dads-to-be.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has announced today that the new Cancer Centre at the Glen hospital site will be known as the Cedars Cancer Centre and is set to open in June 2015.
“It’s fitting that our new state-of-the-art cancer centre bear the Cedars name,” said Normand Rinfret, MUHC Director General and CEO. “This Foundation has been supporting MUHC cancer patients and their families for almost 50 years and has helped ensure we remain a world leader in cancer care, teaching and research.
Alumni and Fundraising unit changes its name
Eagle-eyed visitors to McGill’s website may notice something slightly different. As of Labour Day, the unit previously known as Development and Alumni Relations officially changed its name to “University Advancement” (or “Avancement universitaire” in French).
By Elisabeth Faure
On Sept. 23, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) will mark its two-decade anniversary with a public symposium, Canada Remix, which will bring together some of Canada’s leading thinkers.
By Meaghan Thurston
By Maria Gosselin
If you haven’t yet changed your McGill Password, it’s time to get to it.
Early next month, all faculty and staff members who did not change their password when prompted to earlier this year will have their McGill Password doubled.
The Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) is set to launch its semesterly Speaker Series featuring renowned speakers from various academic institutions such as Université de Montréal, University of Waterloo, NYU and more. The first speaker, Marie-Eve Reny, will speak on “How Authoritarian Regimes Manage Opposition Groups in Society” on Sept. 11, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Arts 160. Topics vary with each speaker and ranges from Corruption to Fair Trade. Come enjoy free refreshments and listen to fantastic talks.