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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Many advances in treatment have been made, but a cure is still desperately needed and that’s the focus this month — Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Dr. Serge Gauthier, a world-renowned researcher and the director of the Alzheimer’s disease research unit at the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging joined senior anchor Jamie Orchard to talk about the illness. Find out more: Global News

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

McGill performance taps the music of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be best known for his message, but it's his music that helped make a disciple of McGill University professor and Grammy-nominated musician John Hollenbeck. Hollenbeck, who teaches drums, composition and improvisation with McGill's jazz department, says the baptist preacher and civil rights leader was "a great musician" in the way he used cadence, tone and melody when he spoke. Read more: CBC News    

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

How Introverted Leaders Can Be Better Bosses for Extroverts

Karl Moore, Associate Professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Bugs on the menu as palm weevil protein hits the pan

Aspire was founded by students from Canada's McGill University in 2013, and launched the Ghana project last year. In the United States, the company has a quarter hectare cricket farm, which sells wholesale to a handful of restaurants. Retailers including Exo and Bitty Foods use Aspire's cricket powder to make protein bars and flour. In Mexico, Aspire is also breeding grasshoppers.

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research

SPECIAL SEMINAR Nandini Dendukuri, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research Friday, January 20 th, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Connaissez-vous Amancio Ortega ?

Tout le monde connaît Zara, la célèbre marque de prêt-à-porter branché. Mais peu connaissent Amancio Ortega, son président-fondateur. Pourtant, c’est grâce au style de leadership de son patron que Zara est devenue une marque internationale réputée et son président-fondateur, l’un des hommes les plus riches au monde !

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Décollage Sainte-Ursule, direction Bombardier

Chaque fois qu'Alain Bellemare prend la route de Louiseville, il laisse derrière lui son titre de président et chef de la direction de Bombardier pour mieux redevenir le fils, le frère, le neveu et le cousin. Ici, l'homme de 55 ans renoue avec ses racines... et se dit toujours prêt pour une partie de cartes. Le 500.  Lire l'article complet: La Presse, le 13 janvier 2017

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Fundraising For A Humanitarian Startup? Show VCs The Money

A noticeable fraction of the thousands of startups I have looked at in the last seven years have made attacking a societal evil (e.g., hunger, homelessness, etc) a key part of why they exist. This is extremely laudable from a moral perspective. We should thank those people for their big hearts and open minds. However, when trying to secure a venture investment to fund such an endeavor, these startups often fail to include an absolutely necessary section in the pitch deck: How is this investment going to make a bleeping lot of money for its institutional investors?

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Environmental Cardiology

François Reeves, MD Cardiologist and Associate professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal Environmental Cardiology Monday, 23 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521

Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

The UBC Sauder School of Business was one of four Canadian business schools to be ranked in the Global Elite Quadrant of the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, the Globe and Mail reported. The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, also qualified for the elite category.

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

Four of Canada’s leading business schools have achieved top marks in the annual QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, which was released on Thursday. The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia were all rated as outstanding in graduate employability and academic standards.

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

McGill performance taps the music of Martin Luther King Junior

Schulich School of Music jazz professor and grammy-nominated composer John Hollenbeck marks Martin Luther King Day with unique performance.  (Full CBC article in sidebar link)

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Published on : 16 Jan 2017

McGill Independent Study Away Information Sessions for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018

Interested in applying for an Exchange or an Independent Study Away for Summer, Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018? If so, you must attend an information session regarding studying abroad. Click here for more details and a listing of our information session dates. 

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Published on : 14 Jan 2017

Who Are the Value and Growth Investors?

Authors: Betermier, S., Calvet, L.E., Sodini, P. Publication: The Journal of Finance  Abstract: 

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Published on : 13 Jan 2017

Colombo ILL unavailable Saturday, January 14, 2am to 6am

The Colombo ILL (interlibrary loan) system will be unavailable Saturday, January 14, 2017, from 2:00am to 6:00am, due to a scheduled server migration. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2017