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Sharpen your skills at the McGill Writing Centre

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:42

Ready to upgrade your business writing or start that screenplay? Take the first step with a course at the McGill Writing Centre. Learn professional techniques for communicating with speed and clarity, and write your way to success.

Learn more here.

 

 

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Football coach Clint Uttley resigns

Tue, 2014-09-30 11:32

The following is a statement made by Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Tuesday, Sept. 30.

McGill accepts Coach Uttley’s resignation and thanks him for his dedication and service to McGill and the Redmen football team. The University maintains that the pedagogical mission of our institution takes precedence. We wish Mr. Uttley well in his future endeavours.

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Statement on charges against McGill football player

Sun, 2014-09-28 08:16

Wednesday 24 September 2014

McGill University was informed this afternoon that a member of the Redmen Football team was charged and will be arraigned in Court tomorrow.

In line with the University’s varsity athletics guidelines, effective immediately, this player is suspended from the football team pending resolution of his case by the Court.

The Office of the Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) will actively investigate the matter. In line with the values and policies of McGill University, we will take any and all measures that are deemed to be appropriate.

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Oct. 2: March of the 1,000 Umbrellas

Sun, 2014-09-28 08:16

Principal Suzanne Fortier will launch the 2014 McGill-Centraide campaign on Oct. 2 at the March of 1,000 Umbrellas. The McGill group will meet at 11:30 a.m. in front of the Roddick Gates. Remember to bring your McGill or red umbrella and please pass the word along to your friends and co-workers! Learn more about McGill’s campaign here.

 

 

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Sept. 30: Internal Responsibility System: Health and safety for managers and supervisors

Sun, 2014-09-28 08:16

A safe and healthful environment is vital to the attainment of the University’s teaching and research mission and no undertaking should be considered so important that it be pursued in an unsafe manner. In this course, designed to meet the needs of managers and supervisors, participants will become familiar with their internal and legal responsibilities and learn about safety management principles, hazard identification, risk assessment and the concept of due diligence, as well as the available systems and resources for effective health and safety management at McGill.

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Two entering students awarded major scholarship

Tue, 2014-09-16 14:59

By McGill Reporter Staff

Anna Henley and Simona Bene Watts have been named McGill University’s 2014 Schulich Leaders, each receiving a Schulich Leader Scholarship for students entering undergraduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

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McTavish St. stairs are closed for now

Tue, 2014-09-16 13:54

As part of the measures being taken to enhance security and safety around the City of Montreal’s McTavish St. sewer and water-main construction project, the stairs at the intersection of McTavish St. and the south side of Dr. Penfield Ave. will be closed immediately for an indeterminate period of time.

Signs will be placed to direct pedestrians to an alternate route across Dr. Penfield, via the plaza on the west side of the Leacock Building.

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Dads and dads-to-be wanted for McGill study

Mon, 2014-09-15 16:52

McGill researchers are looking for new dads and dads-to-be to help them develop a new website to provide dads-to be and new dads with information and strategies to help adjust to the changes of parenthood, enhance emotional wellness and engage in healthy behaviours. By participating in this research study, you will help tailor the website to the needs of new dads and dads-to-be.

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Cedars Cancer Centre to open next June

Fri, 2014-09-12 16:35

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has announced today that the new Cancer Centre at the Glen hospital site will be known as the Cedars Cancer Centre and is set to open in June 2015.

“It’s fitting that our new state-of-the-art cancer centre bear the Cedars name,” said Normand Rinfret, MUHC Director General and CEO. “This Foundation has been supporting MUHC cancer patients and their families for almost 50 years and has helped ensure we remain a world leader in cancer care, teaching and research.

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DAR embarks on Advancement path

Fri, 2014-09-12 11:10

Alumni and Fundraising unit changes its name

Eagle-eyed visitors to McGill’s website may notice something slightly different. As of Labour Day, the unit previously known as Development and Alumni Relations officially changed its name to “University Advancement” (or “Avancement universitaire” in French).

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