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'The October Crisis, 1970: An Insider's View,' by William Tetley

Fri, 2006-12-01 12:00

Professor William Tetley's book on the October Crisis was launched at an event held in the Atrium on November 30, 2006. Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, this 376-page work makes meticulous reference to now available documentation and passages from Tetley's own 1970 diary, and addresses important questions about the crisis, balancing historical interpretation and personal recollection.

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Aislin, political cartoonist for Montreal Gazette, in Bookstore

Mon, 2006-12-04 12:00

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.

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Bravo to Law student Emmanuel Henri Ravanas

Thu, 2006-12-07 15:30

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.

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Clerking at the International Court of Justice, 2007-08 – Call for applications

Tue, 2006-12-12 12:00

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.

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Appointment notice: Associate Vice-Principal (University Services)

Mon, 2006-12-11 15:00

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.

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Launch of the Melvin L. Rothman Scholarship in Law

Fri, 2006-12-08 12:00

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.

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Soup and Science, January 8-12, 2007

Tue, 2006-12-12 12:00

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!

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McGill BCom student wins EDC scholarship

Wed, 2006-12-13 12:00

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.

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Appointment notice: Chief Information Officer

Fri, 2006-12-15 11:30

It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ms. Sylvia Franke as the Chief Information Officer, effective January 15, 2007.

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Professor Morty Yalovsky returns to academic life

Fri, 2006-12-15 16:00

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.

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