December 2014

Happy holidays! We have much to celebrate!

December 19, 2014

Happy Holidays, UTM—I wish you a most wonderful time with your loved ones!

While you enjoy the festivities and good life during this special time of the year, I hope you won’t forget to also unplug every now and then, rest a bit and recharge. You all surely deserve some R&R after what seems like a year of non-stop torrent of activity. And do also take a moment to pat yourself on the back for your part in helping to make 2014 a banner year for UTM.

Introspection on the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre

December 8, 2014

Saturday marked the 25thanniversary of the massacre of 14 female engineering students at the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique. There are events that leave an indelible mark on your mind — you know exactly where you were, what you were doing, who you were with… In my life, there are few such events whose impression equals the still vivid and fresh