In order to help people improve their written communication skills in English and French, the School of Continuing Studies is offering two online programs designed for effective written communication in the workplace: Click on the links to learn more about the Certificate of Proficiency in Written English – Workplace Communication and the Certificate of
Looking for an inexpensive way to have more plants at home or in the office? This hands-on noon-hour workshop sponsored by Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (GIMI) will teach you how cheap and easy it is to propagate various office plants using the stem cutting method and an empty, plastic pop bottle. You will propagate two kinds of plants and also receive a 5” Passionflower (Passiflora), a beautiful plant with incredible flowers. Monday, April 14. Two sessions: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Please be advised that the McGill Bookstore and the McGill Computer Store will be closed for inventory on April 10-12. Online orders placed during this time will be shipped the morning of the following week. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lawrence Marzette at 514-398-2678 or by email at lawrence [dot] marzette [at] mcgill [dot] ca. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you Monday April 14.
In this workshop, facilitators will present myths about mental health and provide information to help you identify (recognize) factors in your supervision that may increase…influence the environment. They will also consider evidence of mental health problems through visual signs of distress, and discuss when to refer a student. To register, sign in to Minerva and click on the Registration for GPS Graduate Workshop.
The April issue of The Dispatcher by Security Services is now out. In this issue you can read how Security Services is hosting this year’s International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Annual Conference. You will also find out what you can expect from Security Services’ new presence on Twitter along with reading about best practices with regards to access. You will even get insight on how Security Services manages the huge job of keeping the campus safe with all the construction going on.
April 8: Visiting Scholar Dr. Sally Thorne speaking on Nursing’s role in the future of Canadian academic health sciences centres
The McGill Nursing Collaborative is proud to present Dr. Sally Thorne, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS, DSc (Hon) speaking at Montreal Neurological Institute (3801 University Street) in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre on Tuesday, April 8, from 4 p.m. – 6. p.m. Dr. Thorne, a prominent leader in Canadian nursing, will be taking a look at issues that educators, clinicians and researchers need to be thinking about to have maximal impact in health care in the coming years. This is a topic of interest to both nurses and the nursing students in our various programs.
Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills or learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1 ½-day workshop. For more information and to register, go here.
Come celebrate the sugaring-off season with McGill Student Housing and Hospitality Services’ annual Cabane à sucre Local Food Days. From April 7-10, enjoy taffy on snow, pudding chômeur, maple-glazed, all-natural pork loin, and so much more in the Residence Dining Halls and some on-campus cafés. Certified Local Food Plus Maple Products from La Sucrerie Belle-Rivière will also be on sale, including artisanal maple syrup, maple chocolates, and maple butter. For previews of the menu, visit the Facebook page.
Students at the Faculty of Law will launch the second annual edition of the student magazine Contours: Voices of Women in Law on Tuesday, April 8. This non-profit publication showcases the original written and artistic work, in French and English, by women students and faculty members. The issue focuses on the broad theme of “values” and features an interview with the Honourable Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, retired justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Are you a Postdoctoral Fellow in Montreal? Interested in having your research contributions recognized by the McGill and Montreal community? The Postdoctoral Research Day will take place at the Faculty Club on April 15, from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. This event will be comprised of short talks and poster presentations by postdoctoral fellows from the Montreal region and will conclude with a networking reception.