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The Desautels professor who is taking on the MBA

Tue, 2017-05-09 12:43

Henry Mintzberg is looking beyond the MBA. For years, the Desautels Professor railed against what many in the corporate world see as the ultimate form of business education.

Instead, he launched the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) in 2004. The program eschews MBA staples like case studies and strategy in favour of a learning process based on sharing and learning from one’s fellow students.

Source Site: /desautels

Crowdfunding falls short on inclusiveness

Tue, 2017-05-09 12:37

Crowdfunding’s profile has been on a constant rise ever since it first landed two decades back. It’s an ideal platform for entrepreneurs in edgy sectors looking for capital, as well as for getting consumers directly involved in funding products that interest them. The other side of the equation has always been to get funding for traditionally under-served entrepreneur groups like women or people of colour.

Source Site: /desautels

Phishing scam: "Subject: Please Upgrade Your McGill University Account"

Tue, 2017-05-09 11:20

There is a phishing email circulating to users about an update to McGill's email services . The email asks users to click on a fraudulent link in order to verify their account information. See an example of this phishing message below.

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ACFAS Musical Fair and Debate - Technology in Music Research and Creation

Wed, 2017-05-10 17:00 - 19:00
Music Building (New) : Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free Admission

At 5:00pm in Tanna Lobby, McGill’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), will host an exhibit on the most recent technological tools used by researchers in the field of music.

Source Site: /music

Bio-Inspired Coupling of Phenols and Amines

Tue, 2017-05-09 09:38

1,2-Oxy-aminoarenes are omnipresent in biologically active molecules and advanced materials, but current syntheses are often atom and step inefficient, and can require highly optimized and expensive catalysts. Recent work, conducted by graduate student Kenn Esguerra and postdoc Wenbo Xu in the Lumb Group, has made important strides towards improving the efficiency of 1,2-oxy-amioarene synthesis by interfacing two unrelated, but complementary, biosynthetic processes.

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PhD Oral Defense: Global omics-driven approaches to study the host and pathogen responses during Rhizoctonia solani - Soybean interactions

Mon, 2017-06-05 13:15
Raymond Building : R3-011, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Tanya Copley, Plant Science Department

Source Site: /macdonald

PhD Oral Defense: Identification of fusarium head blight resistance genes in the wheat QTL-Fhb2 using forward and reverse genetics

Tue, 2017-05-30 13:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Dhananjay Dhokane, Plant Science Department

Source Site: /macdonald

Social Capital and Job Search in Urban China: The Strength-of-Strong-Ties Hypothesis Revisited

Mon, 2017-05-08 14:01

Authors: Elena Obukhova & Letian Zhang

Publication: Chinese Sociological Review, Forthcoming

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Source Site: /desautels

Dr. Sophie Morel, Princeton University

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:00 - 16:00
Burnside Hall : Room 708, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

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Tannakian formalism and reciprocity laws

 

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