As you get ready to leave the office for the holidays, don’t forget these simple tips from University Services to make sure everything stays safe while you are away.
The Library is in the process of planning a number of improvements to their web site. In order to better understand your priorities and needs, the Library invites you to share your thoughts and ideas on their website and how it could be improved by completing a short online survey.
A gift certificate for a therapeutic or relaxing massage makes a wonderful holiday present for anyone on your shopping list. The McGill Sport Medicine Clinic will be happy to accommodate you. Just call 514-398-7007 or stop by the Clinic in the McGill Sports Complex (475 Pine Avenue W).
Many students in McGill’s residences will not be traveling home for the holiday break. Student Housing and Hospitality Services encourages faculty and staff members from the McGill community to invite a student or a group of students into their homes, either for a short overnight stay or simply a meal. This is a unique experience that benefits both the students and the host family. What better way to spend the holidays than by sharing some hospitality within your community?
McGill’s flag has been lowered today, Tuesday, Dec. 10, to mark the passing of one of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at the age of 95.
Provost Anthony C. Masi has, in accordance with the University Statutes, struck an Advisory Committee to the Principal to select a new Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, after Dean Peter Todd indicated recently he would be leaving as Dean in March 2014.
Yes, Christmas is around the corner. Consider adding another touch of greenery to your offerings this year to benefit the Morgan Arboretum. It may well turn out to be the one pleasant and relaxing stop on your shopping tour. The sale starts Saturday, Nov. 30, and runs seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Environment Canada has forecasted a snowfall of 5-10 cm for the Montreal area on Monday morning, making travel potentially difficult. Exams are expected to continue as scheduled. Students, should you have an exam tomorrow (Monday, Dec. 9), please take the necessary measures to be on time.
McGill’s Travel Management Program is pleased to announce a major expansion of airline offerings, thanks to a new contract with Delta Airlines and her partners: Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Alitalia. This agreement provides access to 540 destinations worldwide in 130 countries, with a range of reductions varying with destination and fare type.
The McGill Bookstore is spreading the holiday cheer by offering McGill employees a 20 per cent discount from Dec. 2 until Dec. 20. Remember, when you spend your money at the Bookstore, part of every dollar spent goes back into student bursaries.