Library study space redesign

In October, we asked for input as part of the consultation process for the redesign of the 3rd floor study space of the McIntyre Building.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who shared ideas by email or on the whiteboard located on-site. As submissions come in, we can see how the new space could take shape. Please keep your ideas coming to ensure the redesign is addressing your current and future study needs.
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Administration Excellence Centres Launch

As you may be aware, the Faculty of Medicine is launching a new administrative model aimed to offer departments a team of specialists in the fields of academic affairs, human resources and finance (including financial management support for grants / awards). The initiative – Administration Excellence Centres (AECs) – is the outcome of benchmarking, best practices and Faculty consultations, as well as a successful pilot project launched in 2012…
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Life Sciences Library redesign and HVAC work

Last spring, consultations were conducted by our Faculty and McGill Library Services on the future of the Life Sciences Library. Students, residents, faculty and staff from our health sciences community were invited to provide initial input on how the Life Sciences Library space could be reconfigured based on current and future needs…
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Suzanne Fortier installed as McGill’s 17th Principal

This celebration of past, present and future was a common thread throughout Fortier’s 15-minute Installation Address. She opened by paying tribute to the family and friends who have supported her in her endeavours throughout the years before acknowledging the colleagues and dignitaries in attendance.
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Installation of McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Installation of Professor Suzanne Fortier as 17th Principal and 13th Vice-Chancellor of McGill University. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at McGill’s Redpath Hall, 3461 McTavish St., in Montreal.
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Reduction in workforce means we must learn to do things differently, Masi tells Senate

While McGill remains on track to meeting its $43.5 million cost-reduction target by April 30, 2014, Provost Anthony C. Masi reported to Senate that the cost-saving reduction to McGill’s workforce means the University will need to innovate and do things differently. In an update on McGill’s financial situation at this fall’s first Senate meeting on September 18, Masi also indicated that efforts to stay on track must continue because McGill’s financial situation remains precarious.
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McGill’s Healthier Societies Initiative (HSI) launches new website

To design innovative, cost-saving solutions to current population health challenges, people require comprehensive data on health costs, health outcomes and social determinants of health. Eliminating knowledge gaps in these three areas is a main objective of the Healthier Societies Initiative’s recently launched website.
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2013: McGill’s year in review

Heading into the last few weeks of 2013, the Reporter looks back on the year, highlighting some of the key happenings over the past 12 months in words and pictures.
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Rossy Cancer Network e-newsletter

The December edition of the Rossy Cancer Network’s e-newsletter is now available online. Read about the eight initial patient engagement initiatives the RCN has launched. Find out about the collaborative effort that is leading us to the creation of the network’s balanced scorecard. Learn about the work being done to harmonize and optimize care through shared information technology.
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Discovering the Health Sciences

What do human anatomy, tele-health, family medicine, the evolution of HIV and medical imaging have in common? All were among the workshop topics offered to students during the 2013 McGill Discovery Day event. On Wednesday, December 4, approximately 150 high school students from greater Montreal participated in Discovery Day activities, organized by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in collaboration with McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, the Montreal Neurological Institute (The Neuro) and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).”
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December winner of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award

Vedrana Cvetkovska, Ph.D in Neuroscience at McGill University, is the award winner of the Fonds Santé, one of the three Fonds awards of the Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Congratulations Vedrana!
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Exceptional educators receive Principal’s Awards

The Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching, established in 2000 to recognize teachers and their importance to the academic experience of students at McGill, was awarded to one recipient in each of four categories: Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor.
The University also honoured professor Ann Wechsler, who was presented with the McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning.

Congratulations Professor Wechsler !
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