Prof. John A. Hall of the Department of Sociology has been awarded the Innis-Gérin Medal for for enriching social sciences literature.
Jeff Osweiler, Consul, American Citizen Services, at the Consulate General of the United States outlines how streamlined absentee voter registration makes it easier for U.S. citizens at McGill to register and cast their vote for the upcoming Nov. 8 presidential elections.
Yesterday, hundreds of members of the McGill community celebrated the last official day of summer – with a good, old fashioned corn roast on Lower Campus. For the fourth straight year, Principal Suzanne Fortier hosted her giant block party to ring in the new academic year.
Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System.
McGill’s Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations), Olivier Marcil has accepted a senior position in the private sector. His last day at the University will be September 30, 2016.
On Thursday, September 22, Provost Christopher Manfredi will launch his Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education, inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. To mark the occasion, a special ceremony will be held at the Hochelaga Rock, whose new position of prominence on the downtown campus symbolizes the Provost’s commitment to embedding Indigeneity in the life and activities of the University.
McGill remains Canada’s top university according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/17, which were released yesterday.
McGill has welcomed the Government of Quebec’s announcement Tuesday, Sept. 6, of an investment to develop a McGill Faculty of Medicine satellite medical campus in the Outaouais region.
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, the inter-campus shuttle bus pick-up and drop-off location downtown will be in front of the Strathcona Music Building, on the North side of Sherbrooke Street just East of University Street (555 Sherbrooke Street West).
Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation), has appointed Prof. Nancy Ross of the Department of Geography as Associate Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, with a three-year mandate that began on Sept. 1.