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In memory of Prof Lucjan Kops

Fri, 2015-05-22 23:41

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Lucjan Kops died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 19, approximately one year after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His friend and colleague Dr Helmi Attia was with Prof Kops at the time of his death. “He was in comfort and in the care of a doctor and nurse who were taking very good care of him,” Dr Attia said.

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National Nursing Week - Celebrating Excellence

Fri, 2015-05-22 16:44

The annual Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence Ceremony took place May 12 as part of National Nursing Week.  The event was a wonderful showcase of dedication, spirit, determination, strength, compassion and innovation.  It was an opportunity to pause and celebrate nurses and others who have gone above and beyond this last year making the Transition Plan a reality.  We would like to recognize this year’s awardees and again thank all the staff for their hard work and dedication to patient care.

 

Evelyn Malowany Award for Clinical Practice

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New Dean of Science

Fri, 2015-05-22 16:38

Congratulations to Professor Bruce Lennox who will become the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2015. He is currently Tomlinson Professor of Chemistry, a former chair of the Department of Chemistry, and a leading nanoscientist. He will succeed Professor Martin Grant, who is finishing his second term as Dean of Science. More information.

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Appointment of R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science

Fri, 2015-05-22 13:10

McGill’s Board of Governors accepted the recommendation of Principal Suzanne Fortier to appoint Prof. R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science at its meeting on 21 May 2015. Prof. Lennox will take office on 1 July 2015 for a five-year term.

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2015 benefits statement now available

Fri, 2015-05-22 13:09

Your 2015 benefits statement is now available on MINERVA.  To access your benefits statement, log in to MINERVA, go to the Employee menu, select Benefits menu, then select Your Benefits statement. This statement includes information about your personal benefits coverage paid by you and the university in 2014.

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$1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus

Fri, 2015-05-22 12:18

Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors

A $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University alumnus J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51, will provide major support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.

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$1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus

Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors
Fri, 2015-05-22 11:57

A  $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University  alumnus  J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51,  will provide  major  support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.

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Two new deans for McGill

Board of Governors approves new Deans for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Faculty of Science
Fri, 2015-05-22 12:06

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Towards a better understanding of depression

Douglas study on neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb helps understanding of the mechanisms of depression
Fri, 2015-05-22 09:51

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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