On United Nations Day (Oct. 24), Provost Anthony Masi and VP (Development & Alumni Relations) Ann Dowsett Johnston joined Dean Nicholas Kasirer in the Gelber Law Library to announce the establishment of the Oppenheimer Chair.
ScienceDirect and Scopus will experience some downtime on Sunday, October 29: an essential upgrade of the sites must be performed. This will last approximately 8 hours and is scheduled to start at 1:00 a.m. EDT. A message will also be posted on the site to notify clients. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please note that the rare books (Osler Room and Osler Robertson), archives and reference sections of the Osler Library will be closing at noon on Wednesday, November 1, due to the annual Board of Curators meeting. The circulating books and journals will still be available. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Michael Goldbloom will serve as the next Vice-Principal (Inter-Institutional Relations) of McGill University, effective January 3, 2007. He has also been appointed Senior Fellow in Media and Public Policy with the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) and Media@McGill.
Best-selling author Stephanie Pearl-McPhee ("The Yarn Harlot") will be giving the lowdown on everything you ever wanted to know about knitting when she talks about her book "Knitting Rules." A must-attend event for anyone with even a passing interest in knitting. Where: Bookstore Café, 3420 McTavish Street. When: 5:30 pm, Friday, November 10.
On Thursday, November 16, at 3 pm, award-winning author Marilyn Bowering will talk about her novel "What It Takes To Be Human," which has just been published in paperback. The event will take place on the third floor of the McGill Bookstore, 3420 McTavish Street.
From November 27 to December 21, 2006, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering will be open until 2:45 am for study. After regular service hours, access to the library will be restricted to users with valid McGill photo ID cards.
In addition to the H. Noel Fieldhouse Award, assistant professor André Costopoulos has received the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching.