Aislin, the award-winning political cartoonist for the Montreal Gazette, will sign copies of his new book "What Next" in the Bookstore from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm on Tuesday, December 5. This book will make an excellent festive season gift.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to report that LLM student Emmanuel Henri Ravanas has won, ex-aequo, the Prix de la Chaire du Notariat (administered by the Chair, which is at Université de Montréal). His topic is "Les difficultés d'introduction de la fiducie québécoise dans les pays de tradition civiliste connaissant l'institution de la réserve héréditaire. L'exemple de la France." The Faculty extends its congratulations to Mr. Ravanas and his supervisor, Professor Madeleine Cantin Cumyn.
Applications are now open for current BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL students graduating in June or November 2007, and recent graduates, to apply for a 9-month position as a Judicial Assistant at the International Court of Justice (The Hague), starting in September 2007. Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2007, 3 pm.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Professor Jim Nicell as the Associate Vice-Principal (University Services), effective January 1, 2007.
On December 7, 2006, family and friends of the Honourable Melvin L. Rothman (BA'51, BCL'54) held a reception celebrating the establishment of the Melvin L. Rothman Scholarship in Law. This entrance scholarship endowed in Mel Rothman's name commemorates his contribution to the legal profession as well his involvement within the community. It honours the support that Mel Rothman, one of the best jurists of his generation, has given to uncounted colleagues, notably his juniors, over a distinguished career of over 50 years.
Science undergraduates: Each day at lunch from January 8-12, 2007, you are invited to see and hear some of our newest professors give snappy presentations about their research. Then mingle over lunch, and find out more about their research and how you can participate. Come for the soup, stay for the science!
Desautels Faculty of Management BCom student David Sanmiguel has won an EDC (Export and Development Canada) scholarship. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding students who are studying international business.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ms. Sylvia Franke as the Chief Information Officer, effective January 15, 2007.
It is with regret that the University accepts the decision of Professor Morty Yalovsky to step down from his role as Vice-Principal (Administration & Finance), effective January 1, 2007.
The recent retreat of Arctic sea ice is likely to accelerate so rapidly that the Arctic could become nearly devoid of ice during summertime as early as 2040, according to a new study by three researchers, including Bruno Tremblay of McGill University's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.