Professors from McGill's Finance Area won two out of three awards presented at the Northern Finance Association meetings in Quebec City, September 19-21, 2003.
McGill MBA student Noah Billick has been named one of 10 finalists in Magna International's 2003 As Prime Minister Awards program. Noah was selected as a finalist from over 500 entrants nationwide for offering among the most innovative visions for the country, demonstrating his ability to defend his ideas in front of a national panel of judges, and for his background and contributions to community and volunteer organizations. He has won $10,000 and a paid four-month internship at Magna International Inc., Canada's largest supplier of automotive systems and components.
Professor Peter Christoffersen wins award from the International Journal of Accounting and the KPMG & University of Illinois Business Measurement Research Program
The award was one of six given through a competition for papers on financial risk management and disclosure. A panel of reviewers from academia and KPMG evaluated submitted papers based on contribution and the quality of the research.
Professor Frances Westley was named as one of seven Knight School Pioneers — a distinction awarded by Corporate Knights magazine to celebrate and recognize Canadian business school professors who have furthered the evolution of corporate social responsibility issues.
McGill University's Percival Molson Stadium is again ready for action. The renovated facilities will have a positive effect on the University's sports and recreation programs.
The Best Paper Award for the Track Society at European Conference on Information Systems — ECIS, Naples, Italy, June 19-21, 2003, was given to Maira Petrini and Marlei Pozzebon for their paper "The Value of Business Intelligence in the Context of Developing Countries."
At the 15th annual Networking Dinner, with this year's theme "Rare Pearls," the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal paid tribute to 33 exceptional and authentic women from various sectors of activity who have distinguished themselves through their commitment and exceptional accomplishments. The prestigious annual event took place at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel on Thursday, June 5, 2003. Dr. Adler was selected as one of the rare pearls amongst the 33 who were paid tribute to during this event.
The Faculty of Management at McGill University is proud to announce that Massimo Fiore, an MBA who is graduating this month, has been awarded a $10,000 award by the Association des MBA du Québec, in collaboration with the Fédération des Caisses populaires Desjardins.
Lioudmila Krassiouk is the winner of the Dean's Medal for Great Distinction in the MBA Program. This medal is awarded to the graduating student with the highest overall average in MBA II. On behalf of the Faculty of Management and the MBA Office, we congratulate Lioudmila on her outstanding achievement.
Norman Farrel Cornett defends his PhD thesis in Religious Studies, on Lionel Groulx, at 2:00 pm, Monday, May 12, in the Senior Common Room of the Birks Building, 3520 University Street.
McGill MBA grad Brooke Fishback teams up and wins International Diversity prize in the University of San Francisco Plan Competition
Brooke Fishback, McGill MBA'03, along with Poul La Cour from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Oren Shrem from Tel Aviv Graduate School of Management, Israel, teamed up to participate in the University of San Francisco Graduate School of Management 2003 International Business Plan Competition this past April 9-12.
The members of the Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill (AGSEM, the teaching assistants' union) have given the mandate to their coordinating committee to launch a strike as of noon today, April 24, 2003.
As part of its on-going search for new residence space, McGill University has entered an agreement to purchase the Renaissance-Montreal Hotel, located a few blocks from the downtown campus on Avenue du Parc (Park Avenue).