Volume 28 Number 14 April 4, 1996
News and features
- Shapiro questioned at student forum
- A forum with the principal gave McGill students an opportunity to raise concerns about the implementation of budget cutbacks and about tuition fees.
- Budget cuts worse than expected
- The provincial government is cutting deeper than anticipated into university budgets.
- A new approach to learning
- Beatty Memorial Lecturer Roger Schank says our education system would benefit from a new understanding of learning and from a new kind of software in the classroom.
- Getting a taste of the real world
- The Internship Year Program for Engineering and Science matches students with companies. The program began as a pilot project at McGill in 1990.
- Heaphy gives update on retirement package
- Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) Phyllis Heaphy on McGill's Voluntary Workforce Reduction Plan.
- Panel tackles racism in universities
- "Racism, Free Speech and the University," a panel discussion at McGill, explored the question of racism in the academic community.
Notes and announcements
- News from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
- NSERC Grants and Instalments. Killam Research Fellowships. Joint Initiative Program:"The Integration of Persons with Disabilities". Deadlines.
- Campaign update
- Moyse Hall gets professional costume workshop. Hannah Institute helps McGill maintain leadership in history of medicine
- From the desk of the Principal
- In his monthly Reporter column, Principal Shapiro talks about wider-scale cooperation between the four Montreal-area universities.
- Staff changes
- Vice Principal (Academic) T.H. Chan announces recent staff changes.
- Important changes in fee payment procedures
- From the Student accounts office of the McGill accounting department.
- Senate highlights
- Two reports presented to Senate evaluate the impact of retirement and the hiring freeze on the operating budget.
- Our readers respond.