May 4, 2016
10:00 Seminar - The strategic plan of the Allen Institute
(Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre)
Jane Roskams, Ph.D., Executive Director, Strategic Alliances
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Neurology Grand Rounds - Human recombinant monoclonal antibodies as a way to repair the nervous system
Speaker: Moses Rodriguez, MD
Professor of Neurology and Immunology
Mildred A. & Henry Uihlein II Professorship in Medical Research, Mayo Medical School
A light breakfast will be served
"Sitting is the new smoking," argues Australian Broadcasting Corp. program featuring KPE's Dr. Ross Andersen
Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life Matters. ABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.
Le marché des microbrasseries a beau être de plus en plus encombré, cela n’empêche pas des investisseurs privés et des institutions publiques de continuer à se bousculer au portillon.
Lorsque je faisais mes premiers stages de médecine à l'hôpital, il y a plus de quinze ans, j'avais été surpris et indigné de constater que des rendez-vous de patients étaient programmés à la même heure ou à des intervalles de 15 minutes ou moins, alors que les consultations pouvaient durer en moyenne 20 à 25 minutes. On m'en avait expliqué la raison : c'était pour compenser le fait que, chaque jour, plusieurs patients ne se présentaient pas à leur rendez-vous ou l'annulaient in extremis.
Today the millennial generation, which comprises close to 90M people in NA, as well as many baby boomers, is demanding a change in the manner in which they interact with the world around them. The money they spend has to have an added benefit to their surroundings and exemplify a set of core values, which respect the vision of the world they wish to live in and help mold. There is a movement to return to the experience of community, both physical, and virtual, where shared values will be the common bond.
Industry-leading tech companies recruit heavily from the most selective colleges and universities in the U.S., so is it any wonder that their employees lack diversity? The top 150 higher-ed institutions would have to recruit an additional 50,000 black students and 58,0000 Hispanic students each year if they want their student bodies to reflect the American population, according to research from the Posse Foundation, a New York-based organization that works to improve diversity on campus.
‘Up until recently I was a rock star’s agent, now I’m a true CEO’: Cirque du Soleil’s Daniel Lamarre
Daniel Lamarre, 62, is the president and chief executive officer of Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil, which has about 4,000 employees working on more than 20 shows in about 50 countries.
Lamarre was born and raised in Grand-Mere, Quebec, about 170 kilometres northeast of Montreal. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa, which later honoured him with a doctorate.
Lamarre spoke to Karl Moore, a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Mr. P. Judson Kenney, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Operations Management will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:
Information Sharing Behaviour in Assembly Systems