May 21, 2013

Faculty of Science, Meeting of Faculty
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
3:00 p.m., Redpath Museum Auditorium

First Annual Anthony Kiang Recognition Event
Immediately Following the Meeting

Adoption of Agenda

Reports of Committees

a) Faculty of Science Excellence Award
- Prof. Richard Koestner, Chair

b) Leo Yaffe Teaching Award
- Prof. Edith Zorychta, Chair

Candidates for Degrees - Director (Advising Services) Nicole Allard

a) Bachelor of Arts and Science - S-12-24 To be Tabled
b) Bachelor of Science - S-12-25 To be Tabled
c) Diploma in Environment - S-12-26 To be Tabled
d)Diploma in Meteorology - S-12-27 To be Tabled

Minutes of February 18, 2013 - S-12-23

Business Arising from the Minutes

Reports of Committees (continued)

c) Academic Committee - S-12-28 - Associate Dean Hendren
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d) Committee on Student Standing - S-12-29 To be Tabled 
    Director Nicole Allard  
e)  Scholarships Committee - S-12-30 To be Tabled

Dean's Business

a) Dean's Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research List - S-12-31 To be Tabled
b) David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching
c) Announcements
d) Programme for the Tomlinson Project - Prof. David N. Harpp

Results of Science Election for Senate - S-12-32

Reports on Actions of Senate

  • Prof. C. Gale: Senate Meeting of February 19, 2013
  • Prof. G. Dudek: Senate Meeting of March 20, 2013
  • Prof. G. Bell: Senate Meeting of April 17, 2013
  • Prof. N. Roulet: Senate Meeting of May 15, 2013

Members' Question Period

Other Business

First Annual Faculty of Science Anthony Kiang Recognition Event
Thomson House Ballroom Immediately Following the Meeting

Academic Committee Documents

The Academic Committee approved the following on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 and Tuesday, May 8, 2012: 

A. New Courses

(1) Physics
     PHYS 519 - AC-12-62

(2) Environment & Economics
     ENVR 430 / ECON 430 - AC-12-73

B. Course Changes

(1) Mathematics & Statistics
     MATH 370 - AC-12-59

(2) Computer Science
     COMP 533 - AC-12-77
     COMP 546 - AC-12-61

(3) Biology & Physics
     BIOL 319 / PHYS 319 - AC-12-64

(4) B.A. & Sc.
     COGS 402 - MCC-12-4

C. Minor & Moderate Revisions to Programs

(1) Mathematics & Statistics
     Honours in Applied Mathematics - AC-12-60

(2) Biology
     Honours (First Class) in Biology - AC-12-63
     Honours in Biology: Quantitative Biology (New Option) - AC-12-65

(3) Chemistry 
     Program Retirement:
     M.Sc. Applied (M.Sc.A.) in Chemistry (Non-Thesis) - AC-12-66

(4) Pharmacology & Therapeutics
     Major in Pharmacology - AC-12-75
     Honours in Pharmacology - AC-12-76

(5) McGill School of Environment
     B.Sc. Environment; Food Production & Environmental Domain - AC-12-74

(6) B.A. & Sc. 
     B.A. & Sc. Freshman Program - AC-12-57
     Program Retirement:
     Major Concentration in Earth, Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences - AC-12-58

D. Other

(1) Course Retirements - AC-12-66

(2) DMURL for B.A. & Sc. - AC-12-67

(3) Computer Science
     Minor in Computer Science for Engineering Students - AC-12-78

(4) Teaching Evaluations

(5) McGill School of Environment (For Information Only)
     B.Sc. (Ag.Env.Sc.) Environment; Food Production & Environment Domain

(6) Mathematics (For Information Only)
     B.A.; Honours in Applied Mathematics

(7) Director (Advising Services) Nicole Allard

     (i) Senate Amendment to Assessment Policy (For Information Only) - AC-12-68

     (ii) Faculty of Science Guidelines: Assignment Due Dates - AC-12-69



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