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May 2015 | Research on wage differences and sexual orientation by Sean Waite and Nicole Denier is has gotten a lot of attention in the press.

May 2015 | Research on wage differences and sexual orientation by Sean Waite and Nicole Denier is has gotten a lot of attention in the press.

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Published on : 26 May 2015

New Hires at the Schulich School of Music

In September 2015 four new faculty members will join the teaching body of the Schulich School of Music.  Adding to the current 62 full-time tenure-stream professors, 29 part-time professors and 135 instructors currently teaching at the school are Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Assistant Professor of Choral Conducting, Richard Stoelzel, Associate Professor of Trumpet, and Chair of the Brass Area, Jean-Michel Pilc, Associate Professor of Jazz (piano) and John Hollenbeck, Professor of Jazz (drums and composition).  Their appointments

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Published on : 26 May 2015

Talks with AGSEM TAs suspended for the summer

The parties met briefly on May 23 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the Department of Labour. The meeting served to assess whether an agreement could possibly be reached at this time.

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Published on : 26 May 2015

KPE's Ryan Reid speaks to Journal de Montreal about bariatric patients, need for exercise

Patients who needed bariatric surgery often don't take proper care of themselves after the procedure, revealed a study released in March by the research team of Dr. Ross Andersen's Health and Fitness Promotion Laboratory.

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Published on : 26 May 2015

Negotiations now under way with AMUSE

The university met with AMUSE/PSAC non-academic casuals on May 19 where the parties presented their respective set of proposals. Both sides’ bargaining committees were present for the start of negotiations. The parties also discussed how the bargaining process should unfold and agreed on a shared communications approach following each bargaining session.

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Published on : 26 May 2015

In memory of Prof Lucjan Kops

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Lucjan Kops died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 19, approximately one year after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His friend and colleague Dr Helmi Attia was with Prof Kops at the time of his death. “He was in comfort and in the care of a doctor and nurse who were taking very good care of him,” Dr Attia said.

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Published on : 22 May 2015

National Nursing Week - Celebrating Excellence

The annual Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence Ceremony took place May 12 as part of National Nursing Week.  The event was a wonderful showcase of dedication, spirit, determination, strength, compassion and innovation.  It was an opportunity to pause and celebrate nurses and others who have gone above and beyond this last year making the Transition Plan a reality.  We would like to recognize this year’s awardees and again thank all the staff for their hard work and dedication to patient care.   Evelyn Malowany Award for Clinical Practice

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Published on : 22 May 2015

New Dean of Science

Congratulations to Professor Bruce Lennox who will become the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2015. He is currently Tomlinson Professor of Chemistry, a former chair of the Department of Chemistry, and a leading nanoscientist. He will succeed Professor Martin Grant, who is finishing his second term as Dean of Science. More information.

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Published on : 22 May 2015

Appointment of R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science

McGill’s Board of Governors accepted the recommendation of Principal Suzanne Fortier to appoint Prof. R. Bruce Lennox as Dean of the Faculty of Science at its meeting on 21 May 2015. Prof. Lennox will take office on 1 July 2015 for a five-year term.

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Published on : 22 May 2015

2015 benefits statement now available

Your 2015 benefits statement is now available on MINERVA.  To access your benefits statement, log in to MINERVA, go to the Employee menu, select Benefits menu, then select Your Benefits statement. This statement includes information about your personal benefits coverage paid by you and the university in 2014.

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Published on : 22 May 2015

$1 Million donation to Macdonald College Campus

Gift from graduate William Ritchie forms centrepiece of $2.5-million plan to educate the public, open campus to more visitors A $1-million gift from Macdonald College of McGill University alumnus J. William Ritchie, BSc(Agr)'51, will provide major support for McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in its efforts to open its Macdonald campus to more visitors and provide a unique, hands-on education into the critical role of agriculture in the food supply chain.

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Published on : 22 May 2015

MBA Next 50 - May 22-23

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating MBA class at McGill! From the outstanding business leaders and philanthropists of the first MBA class of 1965 right up to our Hult Prize-winning students today, our MBA program has been a powerful catalyst for talent around the world—over 8,000 individuals who have had a tremendous impact on nearly every field of human endeavour, in business and society. Join us May 22-23 as we celebrate your accomplishments and embark on the NEXT 50 years of impact. Join the conversation on social media using #DesautelsMBA50.

Published on : 22 May 2015

Dr. René St-Arnaud, Associate Faculty Member, appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals

Congratulation to Dr. René St- Arnaud for being appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. Appointed Acting Director of Research in 2011, Dr. St-Arnaud also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University, where he is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry. You can read more about his appointment here. 

Published on : 21 May 2015

Artists-in-Residence to join Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that two Artists-in-Residence have been appointed via the P. Lantz initiative for Excellence in Education and the Arts. As part of this five-year endowment, Maria Ezcurra will begin her appointment in May, and Jimmy Baptiste will start in September. The two are poised to support and mentor students and faculty members in their understanding of the languages of art, and the ways in which art can be integral to building knowledge across disciplines.

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Published on : 21 May 2015