McGill University News http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/rss en Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button (featuring Shaun Lovejoy) http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/global-warming-planet-hits-natural-pause-button-featuring-shaun-lovejoy-237653 <p>Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to <a href="http://phys.org/news/2014-07-global-natural-fluctuation.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">natural cooling</a>&nbsp;fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. This has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.</p> <p><em><span>(Exerpt from Jayalakshmi K</span>, International Business Times)</em></p> <p></p> <hr /> <p></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="600" height="389" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/istock_000011591911small.jpg?1406280230" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2014-07-25 05:23</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/global-warming-planet-hits-natural-pause-button-featuring-shaun-lovejoy-237653" target="_blank">read more</a></p> climate change External Faculty Shaun Lovejoy Staff Students Sustainability Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:55 +0000 McGill University 103710 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight! http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/hungry-something-healthy-and-new-why-not-make-dinner-crickets-tonight-237652 <h3>McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming</h3> <blockquote> <p>Published on July 23, 2014 | <a href="http://journalmetro.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Journal Metro</a></p> <p>by: Mathais Marchal</p></blockquote><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="618" height="408" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/une-insectes-nourriture-2.jpg?1406279343" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/hungry-something-healthy-and-new-why-not-make-dinner-crickets-tonight-237652" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty farming food Insects Staff Students Sustainability Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:10:52 +0000 McGill University 103709 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels BLG cements relationship with Paul-André Crépeau Centre http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/blg-cements-relationship-paul-andre-crepeau-centre-237651 <p><b>John G. Murphy</b> and <b>Neil Hazan</b> (BCL/LLB'02) of Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) visited the Faculty of Law on July 16 to deliver an instalment in the generous donation that the firm and its members are making to the Faculty’s Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. BLG and its lawyers have pledged $400,000 (see <a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/law/channels/news/blg-donation-to-crepeau-centre" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">announcement</a>).</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> qrcpcl </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="1200" height="841" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/2014blg-gift-9363-9364-1200w.jpg?1406227155" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/law">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 14:37</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/blg-cements-relationship-paul-andre-crepeau-centre-237651" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:37:56 +0000 McGill University 103707 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/life-and-times-senior-scholar-interview-kathryn-harrigan-237650 <p><strong>Author: Karl Moore</strong></p> <p><strong>Publication:&nbsp;</strong>Journal of Management History</p> <p><strong>Abstract:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><em>Purpose</em>&nbsp;– This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.</p> <p><em>Design/methodology/approach</em>&nbsp;– A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.</p> <p><em>Findings</em>&nbsp;– The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> desautels_research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/life-and-times-senior-scholar-interview-kathryn-harrigan-237650" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty journal of management history Karl Moore Kathryn Harrigan management senior scholar Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:01:47 +0000 McGill University 103706 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Meet a COP-GOV: Bernard Truong http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/meet-cop-gov-bernard-truong-237649 <div> <div> <div> <div> <p><span><strong>Bernard Truong</strong>: COP-GOV, Chief Advisor, Governance - Centre of Expertise - Operations Strategic Alliances, National Bank of Canada</span></p> <p><span>P: </span><span>What steered you towards the COP-GOV certification? </span></p></div></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="927" height="1200" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/bernard.png?1406224516" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:54</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/meet-cop-gov-bernard-truong-237649" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bernard truong cop-gov External Faculty McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA) national bank of canada Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:54:07 +0000 McGill University 103705 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels East meets West at Desautels http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/east-meets-west-desautels-237647 <p><span>This month, 25 business students from China’s Shantou University are getting a taste of life at McGill and Montreal through the&nbsp;</span><strong>Desautels Faculty of Management’s International Summer Program</strong><span>.</span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:35</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/east-meets-west-desautels-237647" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China External Faculty global branding International Summer Program managing north america shantou university Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:35:22 +0000 McGill University 103703 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Have you reached your ‘best before’ date as a manager? http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/talking-management-karl-moore-transcript-have-you-reached-your-%E2%80%98best-before%E2%80%99-date-manager-237646 <p><span>This is&nbsp;</span><strong>Karl Moore</strong><span>&nbsp;of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to a colleague in Australia from the University of Queensland, Neal Ashkanasy.</span><br /><br /><span>Read full article:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/management/transcript-have-you-reached-your-best-before-date-as-a-manager/article19697878/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The Globe and Mail</a></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:33</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Karl Moore manager Neal Ashkanasy Staff Students Talking Management university of queensland Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:33:58 +0000 McGill University 103702 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Gowlings : les stagiaires prennent la pose! http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/gowlings-les-stagiaires-prennent-la-pose-237645 <p><span>« On fait du droit mais on sait rire et être relax ! » : c’est en substance le message qu’a voulu passer le cabinet&nbsp;Gowlingsavec ce projet marketing pas très ordinaire.</span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:32</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/gowlings-les-stagiaires-prennent-la-pose-237645" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BCom Alumni External Faculty gowlings Sabina Malderle Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:36 +0000 McGill University 103701 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Why finding purpose at work drives the economy http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/why-finding-purpose-work-drives-economy-237644 <p><span>Article by&nbsp;</span><strong>Karl Moore</strong><span>&nbsp;and Sienna Zampino</span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:31</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/why-finding-purpose-work-drives-economy-237644" target="_blank">read more</a></p> economy External Faculty Karl Moore purpose sienna zampino Staff Students the globe and mail work Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:31:28 +0000 McGill University 103700 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Going Off on Your Own (or Not): MBA Electives in Entrepreneurship http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/going-your-own-or-not-mba-electives-entrepreneurship-237643 <p><span>From Richard Branson to Steve Jobs, entrepreneurs might be considered the defining business leaders of this generation.</span></p> <p><span>...&nbsp;“When they come into the class, 90 percent of them don't know what they're going to do,” says&nbsp;</span><strong>Alex Kalil</strong><span>, who teaches on two entrepreneurship courses at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span>Read full article:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.find-mba.com/article/942/going-off-on-your-own-or-not-mba-electives-in-entrepreneurship" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Find MBA</a></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2014-07-24 13:30</span> </div> </div> </div> Alex Kalil Electives entrepreneurship External Faculty MBA Staff Students Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:34 +0000 McGill University 103699 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels