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REZ Wireless maintenance Thursday, July 3

Thu, 2014-07-03 05:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed on the REZ wireless network (wpa.rez.mcgill.ca) on Tuesday, July 3, 2014 starting at 5:00 am lasting approximately 2 hours. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 5 to 10 minutes) during the maintenance period.

This maintenance will not affect the McGill campus wireless network. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Campus Wireless maintenance Tuesday, July 8

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed on the campus wireless network on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 starting at 5:00 am lasting approximately 2 hours. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 5 to 10 minutes) during the maintenance period.

The REZ wireless network is not affected by this maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:20

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

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McGill music theorists prominently featured in journal

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:24

The newest issue of Music Theory Online, one of the top-ranked music theory journals and one of the only open-access journals in music theory, features three different articles by McGill researchers: an exploration of meter in rock music (by Nicole Biamonte, associate professor of music theory), a teaching demonstration on cadences, counterpoint and improvisation in 17th-century Italian music theory and practice (by Peter Schubert, professor of music theory, and Massimilano Guido, postdoctoral student in music theory), and an exploration of the derivation and expressive possibilities of the

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Implications of Canada’s new Anti-Spam Law

Wed, 2014-07-02 10:22

To conform with Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), coming into effect July 1, 2014, McGill IT Services is increasing efforts to reduce the risk of spam on our mailing lists. We have tightened the regulations on the two types of email distribution lists currently supported.

1) LISTSERV mailing lists are those with addresses of the form xxx [at] lists [dot] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Damien Silès named Executive Director of QI

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:24

The Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal (QI) is proud to announce the appointment of Damien Silès as Executive Director. Mr. Silès, who is currently serving as General Manager of the Société de développement social de Ville-Marie, will take up his duties with the QI on July 16, 2014. 

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Emails requesting continued subscription to mailing lists – due to Canadian Anti-Spam Law

Fri, 2014-06-27 17:15

You may recently have received one or more emails requesting that you click a link to "Continue receiving promotions" from an organization or commercial company. As of July 1, 2014 the Canadian government will pass new anti-spam legislation (CASL), which imposes severe penalties for organizations that do not abide by the laws concerning mailing lists.

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Conference - BKN25: Milestones in Music Cognition

Mon, 2014-07-07 (All day) - Tue, 2014-07-08 (All day)
Price: Please consult the BKN25 website for more information

In 1990, three major books were published that were to become transformative pillars in the field of music cognition research and beyond:

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Today's Elevator Pitch -- It's Now On Social Media (Mainly)

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:08

There’s no doubt about it: for many of us, the “traditional workplace” is a thing of the past. With the shift into digital — whether it’s telecommuting or starting a business — one thing is certain: we’re spending less time in the office elevator. And with that, fewer opportunities to get in front of the boss, chat up that potential client in the elevator, or wax poetic on the subtleties of Return On Assets to the CFO.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:54

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

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