Read the Washington Post article "The hidden inequality of who dies in car crashes" featuring new research by EBOH Associate Professors Dr. Sam Harper and Dr. Erin Strumpf and Research Associate Thomas Charters.
McGill Library’s Interlibrary and Document Delivery has been named as one of the winners of the prestigious 2014-15 Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (Team Projects), honouring their customer and community service, quality of work, innovation, teamwork and sustainability. The annual awards celebrates the tireless and exceptional efforts of McGill's administrative and support staff in five separate categories: Management (Managers and Professionals), Clerical, Technical and Library Assistants, Trades and Services and Team Projects.
CaPS Acquisitions Update - September 2015 Check out our new career books and resources to help you to plan and get your dream career. You may borrow the following books or resources at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200) New Books: CaPS - New Books New titles include:
MEMORANDUM DATE: September 28, 2015 TO: McGill Researchers, Academic Leadership and Administration Staff CC: Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Christopher Manfredi, Provost FROM: Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal Administration and Finance, Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations RE: Digital Record Retention Dear Colleagues,
Please note that there have been reports that Microsoft Office apps, as well as the current version of the OneDrive for Business sync client for Mac (in preview), are not fully compatible with the newly released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. If you have not yet upgraded to El Capitan, you may want to avoid doing so. References on the Office 365 Community website:
Congratulations to Professor Brigitte Vachon in the Department of Physics, who was awarded a Woman of Distinction Award yesterday from the YWCA of Montreal, in the Science and Technology Category. The Women of Distinction Awards highlight the accomplishments, commitment, determination and leadership of thirteen women who have helped generate positive and lasting change in their community.
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student, Steven H. H. Ding, who has won 2nd prize in the Hex-Rays Plug-in Contest 2015 for "Kam1n0," a scalable data mining system for a range of computer security-related uses.
The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015 Aspire Food Group is one of four major farms in the nation that breeds insects specifically for food. Mott founded the company as an MBA student in 2013 with a group of his McGill University classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise. Read the full story here.
Dr. Choudry on his new publication, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements
To mark the publication this week of Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press), the author, Aziz Choudry, provides the following background, as well as thoughts on how the book might be used in the undergraduate or graduate classroom. The book launches this Wednesday in Montreal at the Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne Ave., Suite 110, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
The Quebec Toponymy Commission has responded to a petition started by Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), that asked the province to rename 11 locations because they contain the "N-word". Initial reports indicate that the provincial commission has agreed to "de-officialize" the 11 names and have released a statement promising to consult the community during the renaming process.
Peter Todd is the new Dean of HEC Paris. He explains his vision for HEC Paris, a "great school with its great challenges" that he vows to rise to, capitalizing on the excellence of our professors and students. View the interview: HEC Paris, September 22, 2015 View the interview (in French): HEC Paris.