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The EMBA McGill – HEC Montréal Program Announces the Creation of an Advisory Board

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:36

The McGill – HEC Montréal EMBA program held the first meeting of its newly created advisory board earlier this week. The advisory board, under the Chairmanship of Thierry Vandal, CEO of Hydro Québec, is composed of 14 senior business leaders, including 5 program alumni. Its role is to guide the strategic direction of the program.

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Need innovative ideas? Then tap into your board members’ expertise

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:27

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Useem [a management professor] from the Wharton Business School.

So Mike, you do a lot of research on boards, how can boards help with innovation?

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Prof. Becky Lentz becomes Fellow with Center for Media, Data, and Society in Budapest

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:13

Professor Becky Lentz recently became a Fellow with the Center for Media, Data, and Society in the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest. The Center, which is the leading institution of research on media, communication, and information policy in Central and Eastern Europe, produces scholarly and practice-oriented research addressing academic, policy and civil society needs.

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Cossette Média accueille Marc Fares dans ses rangs

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:18

Marc Fares se joint à Cossette Média comme vice-président principal, stratégies numériques. Ses nouvelles fonctions l’amèneront à superviser le développement de l’offre numérique au sein de Cossette Média. John Tarantino, vice-président principal et directeur général de Cossette Média au Québec, s'est réjoui de compter «un professionnel chevronné qui se distingue par son sens inné pour l’innovation» dans ses rangs.

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Switch to the new VPN before November 12

Thu, 2014-10-30 09:10

If you have not already made the switch to McGill’s new, more secure Virtual Private Network (VPN), time is running out. The old VPN, inside.mcgill.ca, will be deactivated on November 12. To avoid losing access to internal McGill systems and resources when off campus, set up a new VPN connection today.

Find instructions for setting up a new VPN connection to securevpn.mcgill.ca in the IT Knowledge Base.

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Changes in Office 2013 for faculty & staff, November 7-10

Fri, 2014-11-07 15:00 - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:00

Due to maintenance of our Microsoft Office Server infrastructure, Faculty and Staff users of Office 2013 on McGill computers will experience some changes to the look and feel of Office 2013.

These changes will be taking place over approximately 3 days, starting at 3pm on Friday, November 7, 2014.  Unlike similar maintenance performed over the past year, these changes will be permanent (they will not be reversed after the maintenance).

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Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:19

Starting in December 2014, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.

Faculty and staff members will be able to install the Office 2013 suite on up to 5 personal devices, including PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android smartphone and tablets.

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Johanne Poirier first incumbent of the Peter Mackell Chair in Federalism

Wed, 2014-10-29 14:30

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism. Professor Poirier will join the Faculty of Law on August 1, 2015.

Johanne Poirier is a noted scholar of public law and constitutional law, with a unique expertise in federalism, developed over years of work in Belgium where she used her personal experience of the Canadian federal context in her study of local and European circumstances.

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Counterbalancing the Legislative Precariousness of Domestic Carework in Switzerland through Civil Rights – Potentials & Limitations of the Human Rights-Centred Approach in the Swiss Context

Mon, 2014-11-10 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Seminar with Gabriela Medici, PhD Candidate, University of Zurich; Graduate Research Trainee at the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory, McGill University Faculty of Law.

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New Scholarships, Fellowships Exalt Arts Education

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:39

The P. Lantz Scholarships and Fellowships for Excellence in Education and the Arts are two new opportunities within the Faculty of Education for students in the field of arts education. These endowments are a reflection of donor Pauline Lantz’s (M.Ed 1975) strong belief in the import of arts and music education to the formation of the individual and the community at large.

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