McIntyre Update 1 (8:25 p.m.) Classes likely to resume tomorrow

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The McIntyre Medical Building, evacuated earlier today because of smoke on the third and fourth floors, is expected be open for classes tomorrow as normal.

Two entering students awarded major scholarship

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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)

McTavish St. stairs are closed for now

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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.

Dads and dads-to-be wanted for McGill study

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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.

Cedars Cancer Centre to open next June

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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.

DAR embarks on Advancement path

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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).

MISC turns 20 in style with September symposium

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On Sept. 23, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) will mark its two-decade anniversary with a public symposium, Canada Remix, which will bring together some of Canada’s leading thinkers.

Four McGill researchers receive Arthritis Society grants

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On Sept. 9, the Arthritis Society announced the commitment of $3.4 million in funding for arthritis research across Canada this year. Four McGill researchers received Arthritis Society grants, including Dr. Shawn Robbins, Dr. Hélène Beaudry, Dr. Hugues Petitjean and Dr. Jessica Widdifield.

Heartbleed: McGill will double your password if you don’t do it first, IT says

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If you haven’t yet changed your McGill Password, it’s time to get to it. Early next month, all faculty and staff members who did not change their password when prompted to earlier this year will have their McGill Password doubled.

New McGill community rates for Schulich concerts

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For McGill staff members, prices are now just $10 for nearly all Schulich concert tickets for the 2014-2015 season. The Schulich School of Music is offering this special rate for two tickets per concert.