I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Jana Luker as Executive Director of Services for Students, effective November 19, 2007.
Many buildings on Macdonald campus are experiencing a power failure. The problem, which occurred around 6:00 a.m., will be fixed later this morning.
Minerva, Banner and Imaging will be unavailable this weekend, from 5 pm, Friday, Nov. 16, until 6 am, Monday, Nov. 19. See "Details" for availability of the Banner Data Warehouse.
SciFinder Scholar 2007 is now available to McGill authorized users for download. New features in the 2007 version include: categorizing your results to get information on topics or substances occurring in your references, combining answer sets, and exporting lists of chemical commercial sources to Excel.
Due to system upgrades that affect Banner and Minerva, the myMcGill portal will have limited functionality this weekend, from 5 pm on Friday, Nov. 16, until 6 am on Monday, Nov. 19. In particular, links which access Minerva directly will not be functional, and the following portlets will be hidden: Faculty Courses, Student Courses, Student Society Links, and Announcements.
These systems have been successfully upgraded and are now available.
The main entrance to the Redpath Library Building has been reopened. It had been closed due to the need for repairs. We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding over the course of this necessary work.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that the official launch of the doctoral dissertation of alumnus Charles-Emmanuel Côté (DCL 2006, Dean's Honour List) was held at the Salon du livre de Montréal, on November 16, 2007.
Law professor Desmond Manderson's book "Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law" (MQUP, 2007) has been shortlisted by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences for the Raymond Klibansky Prize for best English-language book in the humanities. The winners will be announced at a reception on November 24, 2007, in Ottawa. His friends and colleagues wish him the best of luck!
"La langue et l'intégration des immigrants: Sociolinguistique, politiques linguistiques, didactiques"; ISBN: 978-2-296-04178-3; Price 32 euros; 408 pages.