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Shutdown of steam facilities

Please be advised there will be an Emergency Steam Shutdown on Saturday December 18th from 2:00 until 2:30 p.m. which will affect all Ventilation Systems in all Buildings except for the Bellini Building.

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Published on : 17 Dec 2010

Holiday closing

The holiday period extends from the evening of Wednesday, December 22, 2010 to Sunday, January 2, 2011, inclusive.  For more information about access to McGill facilities and campuses, the availability of services, etc. please see the University Services website (link below).

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Published on : 15 Dec 2010

Storm warning: Monday, Dec. 13

UPDATE: Exams to proceed as planned.

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Published on : 13 Dec 2010

Water quality

Due to some recent work by the City of Montreal on its water pipes, the tap water in some McGill buildings may be slightly discoloured. This should not be a cause for concern. The City of Montreal has assured McGill that the discoloured water poses no health hazard and that the City is continuing to purge its system to remove any trace of discoloured water.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2010

Principal's Message: Strategic Reframing Initiative

I am pleased to direct your attention to a video interview that I conducted recently about McGill's Strategic Reframing Initiative, or SRI. I hope that this discussion gives you a better understanding of the scope and objectives of the SRI and how it will enable McGill to achieve even higher levels of performance and excellence as we carry out our academic mission in the years ahead.

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Published on : 30 Nov 2010

Earthquake in Padang, Indonesia

McGill continues to closely monitor the situation in Indonesia after a 7.7 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the city of Padang and nearby Mentawai Islands. Many members of our McGill family may be fearful for loved ones, friends or colleagues who may have been caught in these devastating circumstances.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2010

Test of emergency communications systems

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is a test of McGill’s emergency Web alert system. Due to this testing, the entire www.mcgill.ca website will be unavailable today, Oct. 14, from 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. MyMcGill and Minerva will not be affected.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2010

Website to be disrupted during Oct. 14 emergency communications test

On Thursday, Oct. 14, there will be a university-wide test of our automated notification service, "McGill | Attention!" Phase 1 of the test will occur at approximately 10:40am. Phases 2 and 3 will disrupt all traffic to the www.mcgill.ca website from approximately 9:00pm to 9:30pm.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Roderick Macdonald to receive honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

Professor Roderick Macdonald will be receiving an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal during its fall convocation ceremony to be held on October 7, 2010.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

McGill again listed among world's top universities

Rated first in Canada, 19th globally in QS World University Rankings

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Published on : 09 Sep 2010

Floods in Pakistan

The devastation from damage and disease in the wake of catastrophic floods in Pakistan remains an urgent problem. More than 1,600 have been killed and an estimated 17.2 million people have been affected since the floods occurred toward the end of July, according to the United Nations. The need for relief support is enormous.

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Published on : 03 Sep 2010

Killam Fellowship 2011-12 - Application period opens

The 2011-2012 Killam Fellowship application period opens on September 1, 2010.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2010

Floods in Pakistan

McGill continues to closely monitor the situation in Pakistan where the country’s worst flooding in nearly a century has affected more than 14 million people and left at least 1,600 dead, according to the United Nations.

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Published on : 05 Aug 2010

Major public works project near Roddick Gates

The replacement of a major water main at the corner of McGill College Ave. and Sherbrooke St. W. will result in some partial and temporary street and sidewalk closings in the area adjacent to the Roddick Gates until early August. The work began Monday, June 14.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

An important step in the green direction at McGill - University and Ville-Marie Borough make McTavish Street a pedestrian zone

La rue McTavish, entre la rue Sherbrooke et l'avenue du Docteur-Penfield, sera désormais une zone piétonne à l'année

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Published on : 28 May 2010