On Sept. 30, Frédéric Bachand closed the Open Forum on the Recommendations of the 2016 CAMSR Report on Divestment with a final meeting at Macdonald Campus.
Female engineers are leaving the field because they are not taken seriously, according to a new study. Co-author of the research, Professor Brian Rubineau said, “Although engineering programs have focused on reforming their curricula to encourage women’s participation, we are finding that social interactions outside of classrooms are contributing substantially to women’s negative experiences of the field.” Read full article: We Are the City, October 5, 2016
De passage à Montréal, la primatologue Jane Goodall a dénoncé l’élevage animal intensif qui est pratiqué dans les pays riches. S’adressant à une assemblée de vétérinaires, elle a toutefois avoué ne pas savoir comment s’attaquer à ce problème. Les travaux d’une chercheuse de l’Université McGill s’intéressant à l’élevage des vaches laitières devraient apporter certains éléments de réponse à cette vaste problématique.
The parties met on October 6 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. Most of the day was spent discussing the role of current floor fellows in the selection process of new floor fellows following an annual recruitment activity. The parties discussed at length their interests and objectives related to this process and in the end were able to agree on language that is satisfactory to both parties.
McGill School of Social Work Doctoral student Lise Milne has been selected as one of three finalists in the Talent Category of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHRC) Impact Awards.
Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, has been chosen to receive another major award recognizing his outstanding scientific career. The national organization representing Canadian francophone doctors, Médecins francophones du Canada, is bestowing on him its 2016 Prix de l’oeuvre scientifique.
A team of students from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies has earned second place in the APICS/TFC Global Student Final, an international student case competition in supply chain management. Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' online magazine.
Members of the Service Employees’ Union (SEU) Local 800 (FTQ) from McGill’s Printing Services and Data Centre voted in favour of new collective agreements at general assemblies held respectively on October 4 and 5, 2016. The unions, which represent some 10 employees, and the University had reached tentative agreements in May 2016. These new agreements will be in effect for five years from the day they are signed.
The consortium of Atelier TAG and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte has won the competition, Le pôle du savoir, d'histoire et de la culture, for a new library and multifunctional hall in Chambly.
The parties met on September 30 and on October 4 and discussed several topics. They reached agreements on the clauses pertaining to arbitration and disciplinary measures. The parties also discussed the question of employee privacy and agreed to add some language to that effect in the collective agreement. They initiated discussions on the topic of employee probation and decided to resume this discussion when the article related to posting, appointments and reappointments is addressed.
Jamie Kompon, alumnus of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by McGill Tribune regarding his position as Assistant Coach of the National Hockey League's Winnipeg Jets.
One of the region’s favourite culinary events is back and Cornwall's best chefs are promising once again to tickle the taste buds of patrons lucky enough to score a reservation at one of the 9 participating restaurants.
In a crude sense, management can be broken into three parts - man, age and ment. It essentially speaks about people, times and actions. Veteran management thinker Henry Mintzberg often advocates that successful management involves interpersonal, informational and decisional roles. Read full article: Daily FT, October 10, 2016