Congratulations to Profs. Hong Guo (Department of Physics) and Isztar Zawadzki (Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), who have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.
Installation of the latest security patches from Microsoft and updates to the web server will take place at 7:30 am on Monday, July 16, 2007. This will affect service to the network file server. During this time you may experience intermittent interruptions accessing files on your network drives, including the P: and R: drives.
Macdonald Innovations for Teaching Improvement (MITI), a project funded through the generosity of Anne and Stewart Brown, is proud to present a free Graduate Teaching Workshop at Macdonald Campus on September 6 and 7, 2007, from 9 am-2:30 pm. This workshop will be taught by Teaching Fellows from the Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education (T-PULSE). Space is limited/lunch provided. Application deadline: Wednesday, August 22, 2007. For more information and to apply, contact Tracy Eades at tracy [dot] eades [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
Professor Robert David is co-organizer of Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions and Entrepreneurship
Desautels Faculty of Management professor Robert David is co-organizer of the Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions and Entrepreneurship, being held in Ithaca, New York, on July 22-24, 2007.
McGill no longer has its own news server. We are now using a third party news service called NewsHosting through Bell.
Described as including "most cited scientist rankings, institutional (university, corporate, government research lab) rankings, national rankings, and journal rankings," this tool allows scientists to monitor the influence and impact of journal articles indexed by Thomson Scientific. Terms and conditions are included under "Details."
Banner/Minerva will be unavailable for a brief period this evening, July 24, at approximately 10:30 pm, for system maintenance.
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in the case opposing Dell Computer Corp. and Union des consommateurs highlights McGill's continuing influence.
McGill University was the recipient of the Educational Institution Recognition Award at the CACEE (Canadian Association for Career Educators and Employers) National Conference held in June 2007 in Kingston, Ontario. Lorrie Quigg (Manager, Desautels Faculty of Management Career Development Services) and Gregg Blachford (Director, McGill Career and Placement Services - CAPS) accepted the award on behalf of McGill.
The Faculty of Law congratulates Professor Ram Jakhu as he receives further honours from the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).