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BLG cements relationship with Paul-André Crépeau Centre

John G. Murphy and Neil Hazan (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 announcement).

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Published on : 24 Jul 2014

The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan

Author: Karl Moore Publication: Journal of Management History Abstract:  Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future. Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted. Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Meet a COP-GOV: Bernard Truong

Bernard Truong: COP-GOV, Chief Advisor, Governance - Centre of Expertise - Operations Strategic Alliances, National Bank of Canada P: What steered you towards the COP-GOV certification?

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

East meets West at Desautels

This month, 25 business students from China’s Shantou University are getting a taste of life at McGill and Montreal through the Desautels Faculty of Management’s International Summer Program.

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Have you reached your ‘best before’ date as a manager?

This is Karl Moore 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.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Gowlings : les stagiaires prennent la pose!

« On fait du droit mais on sait rire et être relax ! » : c’est en substance le message qu’a voulu passer le cabinet Gowlingsavec ce projet marketing pas très ordinaire.

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Going Off on Your Own (or Not): MBA Electives in Entrepreneurship

From Richard Branson to Steve Jobs, entrepreneurs might be considered the defining business leaders of this generation. ... “When they come into the class, 90 percent of them don't know what they're going to do,” says Alex Kalil, who teaches on two entrepreneurship courses at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management. Read full article: Find MBA

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Study: Lots of suspicious trading, but not many convictions

According to a new study, insider trading often occurs during merger and acquisitions and is rarely punished. BNN takes a closer look with one of the report's co-authors, Patrick Augustin, Assistant Professor of Finance, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. Watch full video: Business News Network

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Electrolux closes Montreal area plant, leaving thousands unemployed

After years of waiting, more than a thousand Electrolux employees are out of a job after the company wound down operations Wednesday. ... Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill Faculty of Management, says businesses are under more pressure than ever to make the most money possible for shareholders.Read full article: CTV News Montreal

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Arnold Steinberg looks back fondly on his time as McGill’s ‘chai’ chancellor

As McGill University’s first Jewish chancellor, it is probably appropriate that Arnold Steinberg is “kvelling” about the amazing students who have built the McGill brand by spreading the gospel about the Harvard of the North and wowing the world with the expertise McGill instilled in them.

Published on : 24 Jul 2014

IT Security Alert: VoiceMail Phishing Scam - Several attempts are circulating with an attached .zip file

Several phishing attempts are circulating from different senders with different file attachment names. A sample email has the subject line: "You have received a new VoiceMail". Find a sample of this email below. Please delete any suspcious email immediately! They do NOT come from a McGill source. It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Sherif Karama

Dr. Karama is a McGill-trained general psychiatrist with research training in brain imaging and genetics. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from the Université de Montréal.

Published on : 23 Jul 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Brett Thombs

With this issue of the spotlight, we would like to congratulate Dr. Brett Thombs who is the recipient of the 2014 Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emergent Researchers. This award was created in 2013 to encourage and celebrate McGill’s most outstanding earl-career researchers, as well as to provide them with an advantage as they apply for external awards by adding a prestigious internal distinction to their list of accomplishments.   Dr.

Published on : 02 May 2014

Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Summer 2014

Click to view: Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Summer 2014

Published on : 23 Jul 2014