McGill selects Mercer as partner for Workday implementation

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Workday will replace McGill’s Banner HR and Payroll One-time Payment System tools as the new McGill human resources and academic personnel management software. Mercer was chosen through a detailed selection process established by Procurement Services to assist McGill’s Recruitment to Retirement program team with the deployment of Workday.

Short-term housing app wins student tech idea pitch competition

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An app designed to help students source short-term accommodations scooped up first prize at the John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar last month.

Online course goes in depth on Quebec’s North

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A new MOOC, Northern Quebec: Issues, Spaces, and Cultures is being offered by the Institut Nordique du Quebec, which is a tripartite partnership between McGill, Université Laval, and l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique.

Put the kettle on: Reaping the benefits from a hot cup of tea

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The bone chilling February cold has settled in, and there’s no better way to fight this weather than to be drawn in by the warm embrace of a piping hot cup of tea. Experts at the McGill University Health Centre say there are any number of benefits that can be found in your favourite cuppa.

Bell Let’s Talk to support mental health resources at The Neuro

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On Jan. 18, Bell Let’s Talk announced a donation of $250,000 the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital to fund the development of online mental health resources focused on the needs of multicultural communities.

2016 at McGill: Were you paying attention?

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With 2016 drawing to a close, it is time for the Reporter’s annual Year-End Quiz. While other quizzes will, no doubt, focus on global events of a tumultuous year unlike any other in recent memory, ours will highlight the last 12 months at McGill.

Library offers delightful holiday diversions

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From novels to albums, DVDs to streaming audiobooks, board games to eBooks, the McGill Library is your go-to destination for holiday entertainment, enlightenment and enjoyment.

Tenure for three Med profs, two new recruits

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During the closed session of its first meeting of 2016-17, McGill’s Board of Governors approved the granting of tenure to three Associate Professors in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, and two new academic appointments.

My Workplace: Celebrating initiatives across our campuses

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It was a busy summer across our two campuses and we’re off to an exciting start to the new academic year. Units and teams across McGill have made great progress on a whole slew of projects bringing positive change to the McGill workplace.

Universities have huge positive impact on local economy, study says

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Universities in Montreal have an enormous positive impact on the region’s economy, according to a new report produced by the renowned KPMG consulting firm. The study concluded that students in the Montreal region made an economic contribution of $22.7 billion in 2014-15, while the universities themselves spent $4.3 billion the previous year.