McGill University has captured its first Sopinka Cup. This weekend, the mooting team of law students Monika Rahman and Mareike Newhouse took home the Sopinka Cup and three of the five individual prizes, too: Best Opening Statement (Rahman), Best Closing Statement (Newhouse) and Best Overall Advocate (Rahman). The Faculty of Law offers them its warmest of congratulations!
The Management Compensation Workgroup, comprising four University and four MUNASA representatives, continues to meet regularly.
The Redpath section of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be open for study 24 hours a day, 7 days a week starting at 12:45 a.m., Monday, March 31, and ending on Friday, May 2. A valid McGill ID card is required for access to the Library after 00:45 a.m. The Redpath main floor, as well as the Cyberthèque, will remain open overnight during this period. Extended late-night opening hours in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library are brought to you through the financial assistance of the SSMU Library Improvement Fund.
The final text of Marine Cargo Claims, 4th Ed., 2008 has at last been approved and has been sent to the printer by the publisher, Les Éditions Yvons Blais. The book will be available for distribution and purchase on April 30, 2008!
MLIS student Jennie Ferris has been named one of the winners of McGill's Cut the Red Tape contest. Her entry brought attention to inefficiencies in the process of administering federal student loans at McGill.
Congratulations to the following students, who have been elected to the MLISSA council for 2008-2009: President: Meghan Hansen; Vice President (External): Eric Ericson; Treasurer: Ute Wilkinson; CRO/Parliamentarian: Jennie Ferris; Professional Association Liaison: Tanis Keiner; Post-Graduate Students' Society Representative (II): Lisa Shen; Curriculum Committee (II): Jessica Lange; PhD Representative: Yusuke Ishimura.
The application for entry into the Professional Master's in Occupational and Physical Therapy has been extended to June 1. This extension applies to Canadian students who already own an undergraduate degree, in any discipline. For information on how to apply, use the link below.
Due to maintenance, McGill's Anti-Spam Quarantine website, "yourspam" will be unavailable on Wednesday morning, April 2, 2008 for approximately 90 minutes starting at 7:30 a.m. Email will continue to function properly, including the quarantine functionality, during this scheduled maintenance.
École de traduction et d'interprétation, Université de Genève, 28-29 May 2008
Vincent-Joël Proulx, DCL candidate, to be the McGill law clerk at the International Court of Justice in 2008-2009
Vincent-Joël Proulx, DCL candidate, has been selected by the International Court of Justice to be the 2008-2009 McGill law clerk.