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One-fifth of largest companies now Chinese, but no need to worry

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:56

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Cornell’s Chris Marquis.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 3 February, 2016 

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What do shareholders ‘own’?

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:52

During a recent roundtable, I was startled when a participant brought me a recent Financial Times (Nov. 10, 2015) article, titled “Shareholders think they own the company – they are wrong,” subtitle elaborating “So whose is the business? No one’s, just like the river Thames.” Eh?

Source Site: /desautels

Punny Valentine’s Day Cards

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:47

Need a card to go with that perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Do they love chemistry related puns? Then McGill Chemistry Department recent graduate Nick Uhlig has you covered. The Li lab alum has recently made available several charming Valentine’s Day cards through the online marketplace Redbubble. “I wanted to do it for a long time and kept saving up the ideas, but really only got to it after graduating.” says Uhlig, who now works as a medicinal chemist at Gilead Sciences’ in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Lowe's Pitch to Acquire Rona Seen Succeeding This Time Around

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:46

Second time will likely be a charm for Lowe’sCos. in its attempt to acquire Quebec’s Rona Inc.

The fact both boards agreed to the C$3.2 billion ($2.3 billion) offer, along with Lowe’s commitment to preserve head-office jobs and maintain supply agreements, will likely seal the deal. Political conditions in Canada’s second-most populous province also favor the acquisition after helping to scupper a hostile offer in 2012.

Source Site: /desautels

Dr. Aziz Choudry, co-editor, "Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggles Today" [Book Launch]

Mon, 2016-05-16 18:00 - 19:30

Librarie Paragraphe Bookstore launches the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggles Today,  co-edited by Dr. Aziz Choudry of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education. 

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Rémi Bolduc wins Concert of the Year, Jazz and World Music at the 2016 Opus Awards

Mon, 2016-02-08 12:12

Rémi Bolduc, Chair of the Jazz Department at the Schulich School of Music, was awarded an Opus Prize in a ceremony held Sunday, February 7 at the Salle Bourgie.  His concert performance of  "L'Hommage à Dave Brubeck" featured performances by Schulich School of Music jazz students Andrew Boudreau, Mathieu McConnell-Enright and Louis-Vincent Hamel.  Bolduc says  "Having this opportunity to give a concert with some of my students from the Schulich School of Music is an inspiration for me and also for them.

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Chelsea Rus wins the Wirth Vocal Prize

Mon, 2016-02-08 11:45

British Columbian soprano Chelsea Rus was named the winner of the 2016 Wirth Vocal Prize in the inaugural edition of the competition held Sunday, February 7 in Tanna Schulich Hall.  Ms. Rus performed a program that included works by Puccini, Massenet, and Strauss.  She is a master's student in the studio  of Joanne Kolomyjec.

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[ABCs of the PhD] Candidacy Papers and the Dissertation: How Do You Prepare?

Wed, 2016-02-24 11:30 - 13:30

Candidacy papers and the dissertation:  How do you prepare? 

This three part session discusses how to navigate through pre-comps, post-comps, and prepare for your dissertation in DISE, ECP, and KPE specifically.

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Mecheng students shine at AeroTech Conference

Wed, 2016-01-27 15:06

Mechanical Engineering majors Hussain Buxwala and Mikel Garcia-Poulin were part of the 11-student-strong "Gang from McGill," which shined at the 2015 SAE AeroTech Conference and Exhibition in Seattle, WA, and earned a feature story in the SAE International magazine "Momentum." 

Source Site: /mecheng