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Business Tools Day 5

Tue, 2015-09-01 09:05 - 11:55
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Anit-Spam site (junkmail.mcgill.ca) maintenance

Fri, 2015-08-28 07:45 - 08:30

Please note that the Anti-Spam site (https://junkmail.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 7:45 am to 8:30 am.  We apologize for any inconvenien

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Professor Emeritus Richard Studham speaks to UK's Chronicle

Thu, 2015-08-27 16:39

Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, spoke to North East United Kingdom's Chronicle reporter David Whetstone this week regarding his ongoing exhibition A Paragon of Chivalry.

Source Site: /education

Law student orientation: Patent Law & Policy Masterclass

Tue, 2015-09-01 12:30 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

McGill Law is offering a unique experience for all 2015 incoming students: an afternoon of learning and discussion of two high-profile cases led by Canada’s leading expert on patent law and policy, Professor Richard Gold.

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Harnessing the butterfly effect

Thu, 2015-08-27 14:46

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015

by: Vincent Allaire

In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.

Read the full story here.

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Why impact investors don’t mind negative returns

Thu, 2015-08-27 13:00

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am sitting down with James Tansey from the University of British Columbia.

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Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:58

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene.
... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Source Site: /desautels

How a few ‘spoiler’ seats could topple the Conservatives

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:51

Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University and the author of Rebalancing Society (2015)

This is written on behalf of Canada’s silenced majority – those of us who care deeply about our country but have been shut out by a government of micromanaged dogma. We consider Canada to be a nation of decency and balance, but for years we have been getting nastiness and bullying, alongside disrespect for basic democratic institutions.

Source Site: /desautels

What the Chinese stock bust and US productivity decline have in common

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:46

Though it was recently announced that productivity in the US rose 1.3% from the previous quarter, Alan Greenspan is worried about the collapse in productivity: “I think it’s the most serious problem that confronts not only the United States but the world at large and more exactly the developed world especially. American productivity is not significantly different from zero growth in the last 6 or 8 quarters. 
... Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. The article draws on his Force of Finance (2001).

Source Site: /desautels

Soup and Science

Mon, 2015-09-14 (All day) - Fri, 2015-09-18 (All day)
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, September 14-18 2015. Seats are limited, so don't be late. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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