Straight from the Tucson Mineral Show. We have minerals from Quebec, China, Russia, Malawi, Brazil, Burma, India, Florida, Morocco, Peru, Bolivia, Madagascar, etc. Geology students and teachers take note!! March 19 and 20, Bronfman Building Lobby, 1001 Sherbrooke W., 9 am-5 pm.
Sean McDermott, Canadian Sales Representative for the Economist Intelligence Unit, will be visiting McGill on Thursday, March 13, at 2:00 pm to provide a session on EIU.com. The session will take place in the Cyberthèque E-Classroom in the basement of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Redpath Building. If you have any questions about the session and to RSVP please contact Amber Lannon (amber [dot] lannon [at] mcgill [dot] ca).
Would you like to express any concerns or raise any issues about the Library? Want to help the SSMU spend over $600,000 on the McGill Library? Then come out to the SSMU's Open Forum on Libraries! Tuesday March 11, 2008, 5:00-6:00 pm, in the Lev Bukman Council Room, 2nd floor, Shatner Building.
Anti-Spam Quarantine Digest: Email addresses ending in @mcgill.ca will be subscribed on Friday, March 14
The COLOMBO interlibrary loan (ILL) service will not be available from Saturday, March 15, 12:01 am until Monday, March 17, 7:00 am, due to technical work on the system. Searching and ordering via COLOMBO will not be possible at these times. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
We have just received word that new McGill Provost's Graduate Fellowship Awards will be available for all PhD and Master's students in Rehabilitation Sciences who enter the program in Fall 2008. Amount of awards: Master's $1,500, PhD $5,000.
All McGill branch libraries and library units will be closed on the Good Friday holiday, March 21. Opening hours and service hours for the Easter holiday weekend may differ from our usual schedule. Please consult the Library's website to verify the hours of operation.
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.