Marianne Falardeau-Côté, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences (Supervisor Elena Bennett), "is investigating how climate change is affecting Arctic marine food webs, ecosystem services and the well-being of Inuit communities. Through her research, Marianne hopes to provide knowledge that will help governments sustainably manage ecosystems. Her research was featured in the June 2016 issue of Canadian Geographic".
Prof. Liliane Asseraf-Pasin has been awarded the prestigious Prix d’excellence from the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec. This award highlights the motivation and participation of committed members and highlights the professionals that contribute in a special way to the advancement and recognition of the profession. More information can be found at: goo.gl/FxjE4G
Professor Choudry's coedited publication "Unfree Labour?" reviewed by Rank and File's Daniel Tseghay
The recent publication Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada, coedited by Aziz Choudry and Adrian A. Smith, was reviewed recently by Daniel Tseghay of Rank and File Canada.
A Brilliant Night raises $1 million for brain cancer research A Brilliant Night, raised an astounding $1 million for brain cancer research at its gala event on Oct. 19.
Dr. Lila Amirali parle de l'axiété et de ce qui peut engendrer une phobie scolaire chez les enfants en documentaire, "Société de Performance". Pour regarder, visitez: http://fautenparler.telequebec.tv/emissions/societe-performance
The McGill Library and Archives is pleased to welcome Jeffry Archer as the new Associate Dean, User Services, on a four-year term effective January 3, 2017. “Jeffry will be an incredible asset to the entire McGill community. Throughout his career, he has shown himself to be a hands-on leader who understands the importance of listening to the diverse needs of students, faculty and research and has the ability to develop services to best support the community,” said C. Colleen Cook, Trenholme Dean of Libraries.
In conjunction with Open Access Week and Homecoming, 135 years of McGill graduate scholarship is now available online! Years in the making, the electronic thesis and dissertation collection now includes almost 42,000 open access McGill theses and dissertations dating back to 1881. Theses and dissertations are searchable by faculty and department, degree, or subject at escholarship.mcgill.ca. To date almost 7,000 theses have been digitized representing almost a million pages.
Many of the Office 365 apps, including OneDrive, Delve, Video, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, OneNote, are currently inaccessible from https://portal.office.com. The icons display the message "Setting up..." Microsoft has been notified and they are looking into the issue. As a temporary workaround you may access OneDrive via the following link: https://mcgill.onedrive.com We apologize for this inconvenience.
MBAs have become diversified products, catering to segmented clientele’s needs. Upon exploring whether a two-year MBA program is superior to a one-year program, there is, unfortunately, no simple answer to suit all circumstances. In a two-year MBA program, such as that available from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, this issue is actually less problematic. Specifically, students complete internships first and are then provided with additional opportunities to engage with employers the following autumn.
In recent years, there has been a noticeable push in many developed nations for more girls to study maths and science at school in order to broaden their representation in fields such as engineering. Yet these efforts are not as fruitful as many believe. In fact, the young women who are successfully attracted to engineering are leaving the field faster than their male counterparts. Brian Rubineau is associate professor of organisational behaviour at McGill University, Canada.
Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence. “You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."
3D Signatures Inc. Introduces Business Advisory Board and Celebrates Recent Listing by Opening Toronto Stock Exchange November 2
3D Signatures Inc. is pleased to introduce the following internationally renowned senior biotech executives as members of the Company's Business Advisory Board. Mr. Goodman was formerly a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. from McGill University (Great Distinction) and the London School of Economics (1st Class Honours). Additionally, he holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.
To my fellow and aspiring young female entrepreneurs – I sometimes think that the closest feeling that you could possibly equate to starting your business is the same as if you were having a baby. ...I started my business while I was in my second year at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and trust me, managing my time wasn’t easy. Read full article: I Am New Generation, October 26, 2016
Gabriel Werkhaizer may have managed multimillion-dollar budgets in his hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, but it was only this year that he learned how to say some financial words in English, such as “accruals.” The 30-year-old moved to Montreal last year with his wife and two-year-old daughter to earn his MBA degree at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.