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November 4, 2008

Faculty of Science, Meeting of Faculty
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
3:00 p.m., Leacock Council Room (232)

Short Research Presentations

(Three Minutes)

- Prof. Gary Brouhard, Department of Biology
- Prof. Margaret Kalacska, Department of Geography

Adoption of Agenda

AGENDA [.pdf]


Minutes of October 14, 2008

MINUTES [.pdf]


Business Arising from the Minutes


Report of Committee

(a) Academic Committee - S-08-12 [.pdf]

Click here for Academic Committee Documents

Dean's Business

(a) Principal's Awards for Administrative and Support Staff
  • C Category: Ms. Giovanna LoCasio, Department of Psychology, Graduate Program Coordinator
  • T Category: Mr. Mario Della Neve, Department of Physics, Technician
(b) What Would be the Ideal Enrollment for Undergraduate Students?
  • Discussion: Committee of the Whole (15 minutes)
  • Chair: Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Education) Grutter

Report on Actions of Senate

  • Prof. K. Franklin: Senate Meeting of September 17, 2008
  • Prof. K. GowriSankaran: Senate Meeting of October 15, 2008
  • Prof. P. Grutter: Senate Meetings of October 27, 2008

Members' Question Period


Other Business

“FACULTY OF SCIENCE GET-TOGETHER"

Beer, Wine and Cheese


Academic Committee Documents

New Programs

NONE

Major Program Changes

(1) BIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY/GEOGRAPHY/NRSC
Africa Field Study Semester - AC-08-28 [.pdf]
(2) MCGILL SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT
Water Environments and Ecosystems - Biological - AC-28-37 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Water Environments and Ecosystems - Physical - AC-08-38 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]

New Courses

(1) MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS
MATH 638 - AC-08-12 [.pdf]
(2) BIOLOGY
BIOL 316 - AC-08-21 [.pdf]
BIOL 418 - AC-08-23 [.pdf]
BIOL 515 - AC-08-24 [.pdf]
BIOL 451/NRSC 451 - AC-08-25 [.pdf], NRSC 451 [.pdf]
REDM 405/NRSC 405(Revs-For information only) - AC-08-29 [.pdf]NRSC 405 [.pdf],

Major Course Changes

(1) BIOLOGY
BIOL 310 - AC-08-20 [.pdf]
BIOL 342 - AC-08-22 [.pdf]
BIOL 428 - AC-08-26 [.pdf]
BIOL 429 - AC-08-27 [.pdf]

Report on Minor Course Changes - AC-08-18 [.pdf]
(1) BIOLOGY
BIOL 306 - MCC-08-21 [.pdf]
BIOL 530 - MCC-08-22 [.pdf]
BIOL 334/334D1/334D2 - MCC-08-23 [.pdf]
BIOL 441 - MCC-08-24 [.pdf]
BIOL 442 - MCC-08-25 [.pdf]
BIOL 465 - MCC-08-26 [.pdf]

Report on Minor Program Changes - AC-08-P2 [.pdf]

(1) BIOLOGY/PHYSIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY
Major Program in Neuroscience - AC-08-19 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
(2) MCGILL SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT -B.Sc. Programs
Earth Science and Economics - AC-08-31 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Biodiversity & Conservation - AC-08-32 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Ecological Determinants of Health (Cellular) - AC-08-33 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Ecological Determinants of Health (Population) - AC-08-34 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change - AC-08-35 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
Renewable Resource Management - AC-08-36 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
BA&Sc PROGRAM
Inter-faculty Program in Environment - AC-08-39 [.pdf]p. 2 [.pdf]
(For Information)
B.Sc.(AgEnvSc) Program Changes:
- Biodiversity & Conservation
- Ecological Determinants of health - Cellular
- Ecological Determinants of health - Population
- Land Surface processes and Environmental Change
- Renewable Resource Management
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Biological
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Physical
B.A. Program Changes:
- Ecological Determinants of health in Society
- Environment and Development
- Economics and the Earth's Environment

Other (For Information)

(1) New DEC in Computer Science and Mathematics - AC-08-17 [.pdf]