One day, almost 10 years ago, Christine Boutros felt something she will never forget.
She remembers it like it was yesterday: “You know when you sit on your leg for too long and it feels tingling? I thought it would pass but it didn’t,” she explained.
A few months later, Boutros, at the age of 45, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. “It was kind of surreal,” she said.
A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Kangni Chen, Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Victoire Monnier and Alexie Morin made the finals at the 18th annual Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) hosted by Foster School of Business at the University of Washington held from April 4 to 10, 2016.
Un moment en compagnie de Juliette Brun — la fameuse Juliette derrière Juliette et Chocolat — suffit à tout comprendre; le succès amplement mérité, le travail acharné, la passion, la gourmandise (pour le chocolat et pour la vie en générale), l'optimisme, la joie de vivre et la vision. Tel son produit fétiche qu'elle affectionne tant, la femme d'affaires se veut solide, douce, originale et réconfortante.
By Karen Seidman, Montreal Gazette, April 26, 2016 :
"Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant.
For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.
A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Jordan Bonneville, Wendelina Lai, Joshua Phoon and Luohan Wei made the finals at the 15th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held on February 29 to March 5, 2016.
Ten years ago Thursday, a pint-sized Jenn Heil stood atop the mogul field in Sauze d’Oulx, Italy, with no regrets — regardless of what might have happened over the course of the next 26 seconds.
The 22-year-old McGill University commerce student had a note from her psychologist tucked in her pocket that read: “I’m ready. I know it’s going to be great.”
And great she was, exploding out of the gate and landing two monster jumps to win Canada’s first medal at the 2006 Olympics.
A Desautels BCom student case team composed of Rachel Burk, Maripaz Fernandez, Michael Fishman and Deven Sanon took 1st place at the 9th annual University of Auckland’s Champions Trophy held January 23 to 30, 2016.
Desautels Honours in Investment Management students Drew Allen and Philippe Rich won the 2015 Harvard Financial Analysts Symposium. In this competition, students had to present a stock pitch of professional quality to a panel of industry experts. The honours students collected the top prize of $1,000 based on the merits of their investment thesis, rigorous analysis, and in-depth research.
Date: September 25-26, 2015
Location: Omni Hotel, 1050 Rue Sherbrooke & Bronfman Building, 1001 Sherbrooke O.
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