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McGill IT Security Awareness: SANS Video Library now available to all faculty and staff

The newest course in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  Register through myCourses. 

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Published on : 06 May 2016

Transfer of International Relations Division to Provost's Office Purview

On April 21, 2016, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced that the International Relations division of the Office of the Vice-Principal of Research and International Relations will be transitioning to the purview of the Office of the Provost. The following is an excerpt of the memo that Principal Fortier addressed to the McGill University Senate. 

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Published on : 06 May 2016

Profs. Rabbat and Bouffard are ECE's newest William Dawson Scholars

On May 1st, ECE professors François Bouffard and Michael Rabbat were each appointed as William Dawson Scholars at McGill. At the same time, Prof. Zetian Mi was reappointed as a William Dawson Scholar for a second five-year term.

Published on : 06 May 2016

Why Canada should be happy with Bombardier under family control

Karl Moore is an associate professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, and an associate fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He is a long-time observer of the aviation industry and Bombardier. Last week was big for Bombardier and the C Series, with a major order from Delta Air Lines. The question now is whether the federal government should financially support the company.

Published on : 06 May 2016

Le sabreur Joseph Polossifakis obtient son billet pour Rio

ESCRIME. Joseph Polossifakis rêvait depuis 14 ans à une participation aux Jeux olympiques. Son souhait deviendra réalité cet été à Rio. Le sabreur a mérité sa qualification olympique en obtenant récemment une 39e place au Grand Prix de Séoul, en Corée du Sud. Au tableau des 64, Joseph Polossifakis avait cependant baissé pavillon 15-11 à son premier affrontement face au Sud-Coréen Hansol Ha. La veille, il était passé directement de la ronde des poules au tableau principal, en remportant cinq de ses six affrontements de cinq touches.

Published on : 06 May 2016

Enough Of Hockey Nightmare In Canada

Please read this one evening, during Hockey Night in America, when you have nothing to do. That no Canadian team made the playoffs this year may be a random occurrence. That none has won a Stanley Cup for 23 years is not. Something is up -- or down. All kinds of explanations have been offered: the low Canadian dollar, higher taxes, questionable management, players preferring obscurity, and so on. Don't believe any of it; they are all excuses. The fans are here, the audiences are here, the money is here, and the energy is here, or at least could be.

Published on : 06 May 2016

Creating Attractive Websites Using the WMS

The Web Services Group held a special session for WMS site managers and editors on May 5, 2016, presenting tools to create attractive websites. Did you attend? If so, complete the evaluation and provide your feedback. Couldn’t make it or missed something? Watch the recording online.  

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Published on : 05 May 2016

DESJARDINS - Le mouvement renforce son bureau de représentation en Europe

Le mouvement Desjardins, premier groupe financier coopératif au Canada, renforce son équipe au sein du bureau de représentation européen basé à Paris, avec la nomination de Rémy Paris. 

Published on : 05 May 2016

Le succès de Juliette, la femme derrière le chocolat

Un moment en compagnie de Juliette Brun — la fameuse Juliette derrière Juliette et Chocolat — suffit à tout comprendre; le succès amplement mérité, le travail acharné, la passion, la gourmandise (pour le chocolat et pour la vie en générale), l'optimisme, la joie de vivre et la vision. Tel son produit fétiche qu'elle affectionne tant, la femme d'affaires se veut solide, douce, originale et réconfortante. 

Published on : 05 May 2016

GAMES Inaugural Graduate Student Research Day

In honour of National Engineering Month, the Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineering Students at McGill University (GAMES-McGill) contributed to National Engineering Month through the organization of a Graduate Research Day, an inaugural event of this type for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Read more. View gallery.

Published on : 05 May 2016

A war hero in our midst: The story of George Irvine Baillie

Have you ever noticed any of the 7 portraits hanging on the inside walls of the Schulich Library?  Each portrait has captured a moment in that person’s life and invites us to find out the story behind the face.

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Published on : 04 May 2016

When the cows come home, how long will they stay?

  In the barn with McGill’s new NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle

Published on : 04 May 2016

Month of April Closing Delayed | Month of May Fund Balances

Good Day, Please note that due to the extended University year end period, the month of April will not be closing according to the usual month end schedule. April 2016 is scheduled to be closed on May 30th. This means that financial statements for April are still not available. An email notification will be sent when the financial statements are ready to be picked up in Minerva. Until April is closed, please be mindful that fund balances may not include the new fiscal year’s budgets nor the budget carry forwards. Thank you for your patience.

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Published on : 04 May 2016

Transcript: The difference between strategy and leadership

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Mike Useem, a professor at the Wharton School. Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, May 3, 2016 

Published on : 04 May 2016

Reciprocal markov modeling of feedback mechanisms between emotion and dietary choice using experience-sampling data

Authors: Lu, J., Pan, J., Zhang, Q., Dubé, L., Ip, E.H. Publication: Multivariate Behavioral Research Abstract: 

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Published on : 04 May 2016