Mr. Olivier Marcil’s present term as Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) ends on July 1, 2016. In accordance with the University Statutes, an Advisory Committee to the Principal has been constituted with respect to the possible renewal of his appointment.
It’s been more than three weeks since Halloween and you’re still raiding your kids’ candy collection when they’ve gone to bed. But your guilty pleasure seems to have had an adverse effect on your mouth, as you feel a nagging pain in a molar every time you bite down on another Kit Kat. Maybe it’s time for a visit to McGill’s Student and Staff Dental Clinic.
On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers & Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.
Although they come from different backgrounds, Timothy Brodhead and Jennifer Stoddart – recipients of honorary degrees at Tuesday’s Convocation ceremonies – had similar messages for the Class of 2015. More than any quality, grads should cultivate their sense of compassion.
As with every year, today’s Remembrance Day ceremony at Macdonald Campus saw a poignant mix of the young (elementary and high school students) with the old (mostly veterans and their spouses). And while it is easy to forget that these elderly veterans – many who now use canes, walkers and wheelchairs – were once capable of great acts of heroism, the speakers reminded the crowd that it is our duty never to forget.
Whether your tastes run to quirky CBC personalities or young alumni “pitch fest” competitions, a day-in-the-life of Macdonald students or helping prospective students to choose McGill, there is something for everyone in the newly partnered Homecoming Celebration Weekend and Open House.
This year, the University welcomed its incoming graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the historic and breathtaking Redpath Hall, during Discover McGill’s Welcome Event hosted on Sept. 9. Representatives from dozens of McGill services gathered to greet new students, answer questions, and most importantly, make them feel at home in the University.
Parcourez le nouveau portail « Vivre McGill en français » afin de connaître les ressources et services en français disponibles à McGill – dont les nombreux cours de français – et en apprendre davantage sur la vie à Montréal et la culture québécoise.
More than 45 graduate students from the Faculty of Engineering presented their research results via poster presentations at the Third Annual McGill Engineering Research Showcase (MERS) held by the Faculty of Engineering on Monday, Oct. 5.
MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are immersing themselves in the world of the performing arts as a way to improve leadership skills through a unique workshop in collaborative leadership which uses theatrical improvisation techniques.