The Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre's new website provides information about GIS data, guides, collections and more.
The Humanities and Social Sciences Library has new databases, including the Alternative Press Index, a subject index to over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
The Board of Governors has reappointed Professor Luc Vinet's reappointment for a further 5-year term as Provost of McGill University, to commence July 15, 2004.
McGill University's unionized administrative and support staff employees represented by MUNACA have voted to reject the University's contract offer and to give their union a mandate to exercise pressure tactics up to and including strike action.
McGill Centre for Intellectual Property Policy receives $3 million grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
Medical student Aleksandra Leligdowicz has been named McGill's 120th Rhodes Scholar.
Ever wonder what it's like to dig up dinosaurs in Africa to the Arctic? Over the past decade, McGill biology professor and paleontologist Hans Larsson has visited Western Africa five times to seek out elusive dinosaur fossils. More recently, he's scoped the Arctic for future digs.
Want to work in radio? Aim for the airwaves by applying for the second CBC Radio Peter Gzowski Internships. The program offers training and broadcast opportunities to final-year students in four participating universities across the country, including McGill. Internships will be offered from May 3, 2004 to August 27, 2004. Gzowski interns will each receive a week of training in the basics of Radio Production at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto. Each will spend the rest of the internship in a different location. Application and eligibility information can be obtained on the Gzowski Internships website. The CBC Radio Hiring Committee, made up of managers across the country, will make the final choices from the shortlists. The interns' names will be announced by March 1, 2004.
The 2003 McGill Centraide Campaign is pleased to announce that you can contribute to Centraide by payroll deduction until January 15, 2004. You may either use the traditional paper method or the online pledge form. A downloadable donation card is also available on the Centraide website. Be among those who help people help people!
The union representing McGill’s clerical staff has rejected the university’s latest offer tabled on November 26. At the same time they mandated a possible strike. The administration and the union are now entering conciliation talks.