McGill University has announced the donation of $300,000 by HSBC Bank Canada to establish the permanently endowed HSBC Bank Canada Management Awards at the Desautels Faculty of Management. The awards will be given annually to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce program and pursuing a major in Finance who have demonstrated high academic standing as well as a strong commitment to community service. "At HSBC Bank Canada, we believe that access to higher education is key to ensuring the future prosperity of the country," said Miguel Barrieras, Senior Vice-President, Quebec & Atlantic Regions, HSBC Bank Canada. "We are very pleased that these new Management Awards will help deserving students achieve their goals at McGill and we hope that the recipients will go on to make significant contributions to the community in the future." "It gives me great pleasure to announce this gift from HSBC Bank Canada. Providing financial support and incentives for our brightest students is an i
There was a database glitch from Sunday, November 24, until Thursday, November 29, that caused all @mcgill.ca addresses that were not explicitly unsubscribed from the Anti-Spam Quarantine to be subscribed.
On December 4, 2007, McGill University's Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) will go live with its new website as a member of the Flintbox Network. This common platform is already used by more than 50 universities, government labs and other research organizations across Canada. In joining, McGill University completes the Flintbox Network to Canadian universities' intellectual property. With users from more than 100 countries around the world, this site will provide McGill with additional reach to effectively market its innovations and expertise.
Video proceedings of the conference are now available for viewing. Please visit the Conference website (link below) to view them.
The Puremessage antispam system will be updated this Saturday, Dec. 8, at approximately 6:00 am. Consequently, the web user interface (https://yourspam.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable for about 30 minutes.
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There was a power outage in the Bronfman Building this morning that was restored around 12:40 p.m.
Earlier problems with certain phone extensions caused by a network outage at the Mac campus datacentre (affecting the following systems: Accounting and Operations call centres, Wireless, Meridian Mail and other Network and Telephony systems) was resolved around 11:40 a.m.
The myMcGill web portal has been disabled due to technical issues. Technical staff are in the process of researching the problems. An announcement will be posted here once the issues are resolved and service returns. In the meantime, click "More information" for direct links to IT services. We apologize for this inconvenience.
From 10:30 pm on Saturday, December 15, to 1:30 am on Sunday, December 16, all "Find It" links will not be working due to a necessary system upgrade. This includes "Find It" links in the catalogue, in our databases, links to our article indexes and databases and links to our eJournals. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please feel free to Ask us.